| Second Stage of Taipei MRT|
(Approved MRT Line)
Tucheng Extension to Dingpu
The Tucheng extension runs underground from the terminus at Yongning Station along Zhongyang Road Section 3 and 4, and ends at the high-tech industrial district in Dingpu. The total length of the extension is two km with one underground station, and commercial service is scheduled to begin in 2013.
Xinzhuang Line (New Taipei City section from Fu Jen University Station to Huilong Station)
The full Xinzhuang line is 19.7 km in length with 16 underground stations and one maintenance depot, of which 7.3 km is located in Taipei City and the remaining 12.4 km in New Taipei City. It 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 Road, 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 ends at Huilong Station near the Losheng Sanatorium. The entire line, apart from the maintenance depot, runs underground.
The section between Daqiaotou Station and Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station began operating on November 3, 2010 and the section from Daqiaotou Station to Fu Jen University Station began commercial service on Jan 5, 2012. The section between Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station and Guting Station via Dongmen Station began commercial service on September 30, 2012, the remaining section (in New Taipei City from Fu Jen University Station to Huilong Station) is scheduled to begin commercial service in November 2014.
The Xinyi line, an extension of the initial network's Tamsui line, runs underground from the Xindian line's Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall Station along Xinyi Road to the Xinyi Planning District, spanning 6.4 km with seven underground stations (Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall Station included). Trains also run from Elephant Mountain Station to Tamsui via NTU Hospital Station and Taipei Main Station. Transfers can also be made to the Xindian line at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall Station, to the Xinzhuang line at Dongmen Station, and to the Wenhu line at Daan Station. The entire line is built underground and is scheduled to begin commercial service by the end of 2012.
Xinyi Eastern Extension
The final corridor study report incorporating
comments from the Council for Economic Planning and Development was approved by
the Executive Yuan on February 12, 2010.
The Songshan line runs north from the Nangang line's Ximen Station along Zhonghua Road to Tacheng Street, northeast to Tianshui Street and then turns east onto Nanjing West and East Road to Bade Road near Taiwan Railways' Songshan Station in the east. The 8.5-km-long Songshan line encompasses eight underground stations (Ximen Station included). Trains provide service to the section between the Xindian line and the Songshan line via the Xiaonanmen line. Transfer to the Nangang and Banqiao lines, Tamsui line, Xinzhuang line as well as Wenhu line can be made at Ximen Station, Zhongshan Station, Songjiang Nanjing Station, and Nanjing Fuxing Station. The entire line is built underground and is scheduled to begin serving passengers by 2013.
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Access MRT System Construction Project (Taipei City Section from Sanchong to Taipei City)
The line 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 Xinzhuang, Taishan, Sanchong districts in New Taipei City and then enters Taipei Main Station District in Taipei City.
It also runs south from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Terminal 2 to Taiwan High Speed Rail Taoyuan Station and ends at the intersection of Zhongfeng Road and Huanbei Road in Zhongli City. The line totals 51.03 km with 22 stations.
The line is divided into two sections. The first section from Sanchong to Zhongli passes through Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and High Speed Rail Taoyuan Station and is being implemented by the Bureau of High Speed Rail under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC). As for the second section from Sanchong to Taipei City, civil engineering was commissioned to Taipei City Department of Rapid Transit Systems by the MOTC. The whole line is under construction.
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 34.8 km in length with 31 stations and has been approved by the Executive Yuan to be implemented in two phases. The approved route of the Circular line Phase I, spanning 15.4 km long 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, preliminary work of Phase I is being implemented and tender of main work is under way after completion of the detailed design.
Wanda-Zhonghe-Shulin line Phase I
The medium-capacity Wanda-Zhonghe-Shulin line, totaling 22.1 km long with 22 stations and one maintenance depot, has been 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 and ends at Jincheng Road, running beneath Nanhai Road, Heping West Road, Xizang Road, Wanda Road, and Fumin Street before crossing beneath the Xindian River to get to Baosheng Road. 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.