Ximen Station


Ximen Station

Infobox_Taiwan_Station
Title=西門站
EngTitle=Ximen Station
Simen Station
ImageName=Taipei MRT Shimen station.jpg
Operator=Taipei Rapid Transit System
Line=Blue Line (Nangang Line, Banqiao Line)
Green Line (Xindian Line, Songshan Line
Code=BL6 / G13
Place=Zhongzheng District and Wanhua District, Taipei City
StartDate=December 24,1999
Style=Underground

Ximen Station is located between the Zhongzheng District and Wanhua District in Taipei City, Taiwan. It is a major transfer station on the Nangang Line, Banqiao Line, Xindian Line, and Songshan Line.

tation overview

The station is situated under Zhonghua Road, at the intersection of Chengdu Road, Hengyang Road, and Baoqing Road. The address of the station is "No.32-1, Baoqing Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City". The station is a 3-floored underground structure with two island platforms and six exits, the size of the station is larger than most other stations on the Nangang Line. The washrooms are inside the entrance area. The station is also connected to the Ximen Underground Mall (not yet open for revenue service but allowed for passageway).

Exit 6 is heavily used by young people accessing Ximending. The exit opening is set at the top of the pedestrian zone, even though many cars are travelling madly on the road. The station is often crowded on weekends, especially in the afternoon.

Around the Station

*Ximen Pathway
*BoAi Road Camera Shops
*Far Eastern Department Store FE21' (Baoqing Branch)
*Eslite 116
*Executive Yuan, Environmental Agency
*Taipei City Police Station
*Taipei Library (Ximen Smart Library)
*Red House Theater
*Taipei Zhongshan Hall
*National Taipei College of Nursing [cite news|title=National Taipei College of Nursingel|date=2008-06-17|publisher=National Taipei College of Nursing(Taiwan)|url=http://ec1.ntcn.edu.tw/english/02_student/01_overview.php|accessdate=2008-06-17|language=English] .

References

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