| Second Stage of Taipei MRT|
(Approved MRT Line)
The Songshan line runs north from the Nangang line's Ximen Station along Zhonghua Road to Tacheng Street before heading northeast to Tianshui Road then turning east onto Nanjing West and East roads to Bade Road near Taiwan Railways' Songshan Station in the east. The 8.5-kilometer-long line encompasses eight underground stations (Ximen Station included). Transfer to the Xindian line is available via the Xiaonanmen line, and transfer to the Nangang and Banqiao lines, Tamsui line, Xinzhuang line, and Wenhu line can be made at Ximen, Zhongshan, Songjiang Nanjing, and Nanjing Fuxing stations, respectively. The entire line is built underground and is scheduled to begin serving passengers in 2014.
Circular Line Phase I
The Circular line passes through 10 administrative districts across Taipei City and New Taipei City: Wenshan, Xindian, Zhonghe, Banqiao, Xinzhuang, Wugu, Luzhou, Sanchong, Shilin, and Zhongshan. The entire line is 35.9 km in length with 32 stations and was approved by the Executive Yuan to be implemented in two phases. The approved route of the Phase I, spanning 15.4 km and consisting of 14 stations, passes through Xindian, Zhonghe, Banqiao, and Xinzhuang districts and connects with five MRT lines: the Xindian, Zhonghe, Banqiao, and Xinzhuang lines, and the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Access MRT System. Currently, construction of Phase I is underway.
Tucheng Extension to Dingpu
The Tucheng extension runs underground from the terminus at Yongning Station along Zhongyang Road sections 3 and 4, and ends at the high-tech industrial park in Dingpu. The extension has a total length of 2 km with one underground station, and commercial service is scheduled to begin in 2015.
The Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Access MRT System starts
from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Terminal 2, passes Terminal 1 in the
east, runs alongside Dayuan Township and Luzhu Township in Taoyuan County,
Linkou District in New Taipei City, Guishan Township in Taoyuan County, and
Taishan, Xinzhuang, and Sanchong districts in New Taipei City, then enters
Taipei Main Station in Taipei City.
Xinyi Eastern Extension
The final corridor study report of the Xinyi eastern extension, incorporating comments from the National Development Council (then the Council for Economic Planning and Development), was approved on February 12, 2010 by the Executive Yuan. The 1.6-kilometer-long extension is to be built underground from the Xinyi line's original terminal station, Xiangshan Station. It includes two underground stations and will run along Xinyi Road Section 6, Fude Street, and Zhongpo South Road before ending at Yucheng Park.
Wanda-Zhonghe-Shulin line Phase I
The medium-capacity Wanda-Zhonghe-Shulin line, totaling 22.1 km with 22 stations and one maintenance depot, was approved by the Executive Yuan to be implemented in two phases. The Wanda-Zhonghe-Shulin line Phase I starts underground from Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall Station on the Xindian line, runs beneath Nanhai Road, Heping West Road, Xizang Road, Wanda Road, and Fumin Street before crossing under the Xindian River to reach Baosheng Road in New Taipei City. It then runs along Zhongshan Road, Liancheng Road, and ends at Jincheng Road. A depot will be established in the agricultural zone on the north side of Jincheng Road and a branch line station near Juguang Road. The route is 9.5 km long, including nine underground stations and one depot.
Xinzhuang Line (Xinzhuang Depot)
The full Xinzhuang line is 19.7 km in length, of which
7.3 km is located in Taipei City and the remaining 12.4 km in New Taipei City,
and has 16 underground stations and one maintenance depot. The line starts at
Guting Station on the Zhonghe line and runs beneath Hangzhou South Road, Xinyi
Road, Xinsheng South Road, Songjiang Road, Minquan East and West roads, then
passes beneath the Tamsui River north of Taipei Bridge to enter Sanchong
District. It continues along Chongxin Road and Jieyun Road, then crosses the
Erchong Flood Channel and runs back to Chongxin Road in Sanchong before
continuing to Xinzhuang District along Zhongzheng Road and ending at Huilong
Station near the Losheng Sanatorium. The entire line, apart from the maintenance
depot, runs underground.