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This article is about TRA Taichung Station. For THSR Taichung Station, see THSR Taichung Station.
Taiwan Railways Administration
Taichung Station
Location Central, Taichung
Operated by
Distance 193.3 km from Keelung
Connections Bus stop
Structure type At-Grade
Other information
Classification 特等站 (Taiwan Railways Administration level)
Opened May 15, 1905
Previous names Taichū-eki (台中驛)
Passengers 51,546 daily (2014)[1]
Preceding station   Taiwan Railway Administration   Following station
toward Keelung
Western Line
Mountain Line
toward Kaohsiung
Taichung Station
Traditional Chinese 臺中車站 or 台中車站
Simplified Chinese 台中车站

Taichung Station (Chinese: 臺中車站 or 台中車站; pinyin: Táizhōng Chēzhàn) is a railway station on the Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) Western Line (Mountain Line) located in Central District, Taichung City, Taiwan.


Taichung Station entrance

The station has one side platform and one island platform. The architecture dates from the era of Japanese rule. The station and tracks within the city are slated to be replaced by an elevated station and tracks, which are currently[when?] being constructed.

Platform layout[edit]

1 1 Western Line (Northbound) Toward Hsinchu, Taoyuan, Taipei, Keelung
Eastern Line (Southbound, cross-line) Toward Yilan, Hualien, Taitung
Western Line (Southbound Sea Line, through Chengzhui Line) Toward Fengyuan, Houli
2 2A Western Line (Southbound) Toward Changhua, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung
Western (Northbound through traffic) Toward Hsinchu, Taoyuan, Taipei, Keelung
South-Link Line (Southbound) Toward Fangliao, Taitung
Western Line (Northbound Sea Line, through Chengzhui Line) Toward Dajia, Zhunan, Hsinchu
3 2B Western Line (Southbound, through traffic) Toward Changhua, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung
Western Line (Northbound Sea Line departure, through Chengzhui Line) Toward Dajia, Zhunan, Hsinchu
Western Line (Northbound departure) Toward Fengyuan, Hsinchu, Taoyuan, Taipei
Jiji Line (Southbound departure) Toward Jiji, Checheng

Around the station[edit]


  1. ^ "Volume of Passenger and Freight Traffic" (PDF). Taiwan Railway Administration. 2015. Retrieved 2015-05-08. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 24°08′13″N 120°41′5″E / 24.13694°N 120.68472°E / 24.13694; 120.68472

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347 news items

Taipei Times

Taipei Times
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 08:01:28 -0800

Taichung Station Master Yeh Jen-ho (葉仁和) said that the TRA had arranged for 80 additional trains on top of extra trains already planned for the Lunar New Year rush. Puyuma Express tilting trains were deployed along the full length of western routes ...
Taipei Times
Sun, 20 Dec 2015 08:01:10 -0800

According to Muslim migrant workers, Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport's and the Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) Taichung Station's prayer rooms are better than the one at the Taipei Main Station, with the THSR Taichung Station's prayer room providing ...

Nikkei Asian Review

Nikkei Asian Review
Sat, 30 Jan 2016 20:12:08 -0800

It takes about 80 minutes to drive from the plant to Taichung Station in the city of the same name. "It now takes only about 40 minutes from Yunlin Station, making business trips and negotiations more convenient," said an official with Formosa Plastics ...
Taipei Times
Tue, 05 Jan 2016 08:05:20 -0800

The NT$3.1 billion logistics center adjacent to the Taiwan High Speed Rail Taichung Station in Wuri spans 36,355m2 and offers convenient access to major cities along the west coast within an hour's travel time, the conglomerate said. Cathay Life has ...


Mon, 22 Feb 2016 16:27:11 -0800

Countries around the world are planning to construct high-speed rail networks, and the competition to win their orders is heating up. Japan, justifiably proud of its Shinkansen bullet train system, is an energetic competitor, but sparks are now flying ...

Arabian Gazette

Arabian Gazette
Wed, 09 Mar 2016 05:41:15 -0800

Islamic prayer rooms have been made available at and Taoyuan International Airport, high speed Taichung Station rail station and along some highways. In an exclusive interview to Arabian Gazette, Eric K. Y. Lin, director of International Affairs ...
Taipei Times
Wed, 24 Feb 2016 07:56:15 -0800

... researchers at the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology with the task of improving CCTV operations, adding that the research team has been conducting trials at Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) Taichung Station since October last ...

Taipei Times

Taipei Times
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:04:58 -0700

Take the High Speed Rail (HRS) from Taipei Main Station (台北車站) to HSR Taichung Station (高鐵台中站). Take the Sun Moon Lake-bound bus (日月潭) from HSR Taichung Station to Puli (埔里). Transfer to the bus bound for Cingjing Farm (清境農場).

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