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Pingtung Line

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Pingtung Line

The Pingtung Line (Chinese: 屏東線; pinyin: Píngdōng Xiàn) is a line of the Taiwan Railway Administration in Taiwan. It is 61.3 km long, of which 36.1 km is double track.[1]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Stations 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

History

The line was completed in 1941. It is electrified (25 kV) with two tracks from Kaohsiung to Pingtung, which is to be extended to Chaozhou in 2015 in the first stage of railway electrification on the southern side of Taiwan. Most trains start or end from Kaohsiung Station or Pingtung Station.

Stations

Station Name Transfers and Notes Location
Hanyu Tongyong Chinese
Kaohsiung 高雄 → Connecting to the Western Line
KMRT Red Line: R11 Kaohsiung Main Station
Taiwan High Speed Rail: Kaohsiung (planned)
Sanmin District Kaohsiung City
Fengshan Fongshan 鳳山 KMRT Orange Line: O12 Fongshan (exterior) Fengshan District
Houzhuang Houjhuang 後庄 Daliao District
Jiuqutang Jioucyutang 九區堂 Dashu District
Liukuaicuo Lioukuaicuo 六塊厝 Pingtung City Pingtung County
Pingtung 屏東
Guilai Gueilai 歸來
Linluo 麟洛 Linluo
Xishi Sishih 西勢 Zhutian
Zhutian Jhutian 竹田
Chaozhou Chaojhou 潮州 Chaozhou
Kanding 崁頂 Kanding
Nanzhou Nanjhou 南州 Nanzhou
Zhen'an Jhen-an 鎮安 → Connecting to the Donggang Line (formerly) Linbian
Linbian 林邊
Jiadong 佳冬 Jiadong
Donghai 東海 Fangliao
Fangliao 枋寮 → Connecting to the South-Link Line

See also

References

  1. ^ Taiwan Railways Administration


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