Hsinchu (Chinese: 新竹車站; pinyin: Xīnzhú Chēzhàn) is a railway station on the Taiwan Railways Administration West Coast line and the Neiwan line. It is located in East District, Hsinchu City, Taiwan. Hsinchu Station is a major station on the West Coast line and the western terminus of the Neiwan line.


There are two island platforms and one side platform, as well as the historic fourth-generation European-style station building which opened in 1913, during Japanese rule.


Except Tzu-Chiang Limited Express southbound 133, 143, northbound 138, and some Taroko Expresses, all other trains stop at Hsinchu Station. It is also the main destination of commuter local trains in Northern Taiwan. Neiwan line trains travel from this station to Neiwan Station. Connection to the THSR Hsinchu Station is available through Liujia line (which branches off from the Neiwan line's Zhuzhong Station).

Preceding station   Taiwan Railways Administration   Following station
toward Keelung
West Coast line
toward Kaohsiung
Terminus Neiwan line
toward Neiwan

Around the station

Sister stations

Hsinchu Station has "sister station" agreements with Grand Central Terminal in USA since August 2013 and with Tokyo Station in Japan since February 2015.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Volume of Passenger and Freight Traffic" (PDF). Taiwan Railway Administration. 2015. Retrieved 2015-05-08. 
  2. ^ "Tokyo Station to get a sister station in Taiwan". The Japan Times. Japan: The Japan Times Ltd. 10 February 2015. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 

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Coordinates: 24°48′7.38″N 120°58′18.54″E / 24.8020500°N 120.9718167°E / 24.8020500; 120.9718167