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The Taipei Metro Guandu station (formerly Kuantu Station until 2003) is located in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is a station on the Tamsui Line. In the past, the station belonged to the now-defunct TRA Tamsui Line.

Station overview

A train arriving at Guandu station.
Guandu station concourse.

The at-grade, station structure with two side platforms and two exits. The washrooms are inside the entrance area.[2] The station is situated southwest of Guandu Elementary School, between Zhongyang North Road, Dadu Road and Ligong Street.

History

The station was originally opened on 25 December 1901 with the opening of the Tamsui Railroad Line (as "Jiangtou Parking Station"). After the war it was renamed to Guandu. On 15 July 1988, this service was discontinued and station was closed, and was re-opened on 28 March 1997.

The five millionth EasyCard was sold at Guandu station on 7 February 2005.[3]

Station layout

2F Connecting Level Skyway for Platform Connection
Street Level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1 Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Tamsui (R26 Zhuwei)
Platform 2 Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan (R24 Zhongyi)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Concourse
(to Platform 2)
Entrance/Exit, lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms, shops

Around the station

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Tamsui
Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi line
toward Xiangshan or Daan

References

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations" (PDF). Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Route Map: Guandu". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  3. ^ "Over 5 million Easy Cards sold". The China Post. 2005-02-21. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 

Coordinates: 25°07′33″N 121°28′02″E / 25.125805°N 121.467338°E / 25.125805; 121.467338