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Wanhua Station

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Distance  31.1 km from Keelung
Opened  25 August 1901
Structure type  Underground
Phone  +886 2 2302 0481
Wanhua Station
Location  382 Kangding Rd. Wanhua, Taipei Taiwan
Operated by  Taiwan Railway Administration
Connections  200 m:      Line 5 (BL10 Longshan Temple)
Classification  一等站 (Taiwan Railways Administration level)
Address  108, Taiwan, Taipei City, Wanhua District
Connection  Line 5 (200 m, Longshan Temple Station)
Similar  Daqiaotou Station, Beimen Station, Daan Forest Park, Longshan Temple Station, Taipei Railway Station

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Wanhua Station (Chinese: 萬華車站; pinyin: Wànhuá Chēzhàn) is a Taiwan Railway Administration station located in Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan.

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Overview

The station is divided into east and west buildings. The station entrance, lobby, and ticket counters are located in the west building. The station exit, parcel center, and offices are located in the east building. The station is equipped with one island platform and one side platform, both underground.

Although not constructed yet, the station is built with a foundation for a twenty-story building. The station allows payment using the EasyCard for stations between Zhongli and Keelung, as well as between Ruifang and Hsinchu.

History

  • August 25, 1901: The station opened as "Bangkah Station" (Japanese: 艋舺停車場). It was located at the intersection of modern-day Zhonghua Rd. and Aiguo W. Rd.
  • July 1, 1918: The station location was moved west to its current location.
  • 1920: The station named was changed to Banka Station (萬華驛).
  • January 22, 1921: Became a terminus with the opening of the TRA Shinten Line (modern-day Xindian Line) from Banka to Kōkan Station (公館) (Gongguan).
  • March 24, 1954: The TRA Xindian Line ceased operations.
  • September 19, 1988: As part of the Wanban Project (萬板專案) construction, the station front was changed.
  • July 21, 1999: After the tracks were moved underground as part of the Taipei Railway Underground Project, the new east and west buildings begin service.
  • Around the Station

  • Mengjia Longshan Temple
  • Mengjia Junior High School
  • Mengjia Park
  • Nanhai Academy
  • Shuangyuan Elementary School
  • Taipei Metro Longshan Temple Station
  • Wanhua District Administrative Center
  • Xiyuan Elementary School
  • References

    Wanhua Station Wikipedia


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