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Xizhi (Chinese: 汐止車站; pinyin: Xìzhǐ Chēzhàn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Se̍k-chí Chhia-chām) is railway station of the Taiwan Railways Administration West Coast line located in Xizhi District, New Taipei, Taiwan.

Overview

Xizhi Station platforms.

The station has two island platforms.

History

  • 20 October 1891: The station opened as Tsui-tng-ka Pier (Chinese: 水返腳碼頭).
  • 1920: (during Japanese rule) The name was changed to Shiodome Station (Japanese: 汐止駅, Hepburn: Shiodome-eki).
  • 1945: The name was changed to the current "Xizhi Station".
  • 9 April 2006: Following the construction of the elevated station, the new tracks and station came into service.
  • 1 August 2008: The station begins accepting EasyCard as payment for travel

Around the station

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

See also

References

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

External links

Coordinates: 25°4′5″N 121°39′40″E / 25.06806°N 121.66111°E / 25.06806; 121.66111