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Station Safety Facilities|Kaohsiung Metro

Metro Guide

Station Safety Facilities

  • Under Platform Clearance

    Under Platform Clearance

    The concrete support facet below the platform is designed to provide sufficient space for the moving train plus extra retreating space for hiding from incoming train in case if passenger fell off the platform.

  • Emergency Stop Button

    Emergency Stop Button

    Set on the station platform, in case of an emergency such as a passenger falling onto the track, passengers on the platform can press the emergency stop button for the incoming train to stop immediately.

  • Emergency Rescue Button

    Emergency Rescue Button

    Installed in public toilets, and nighttime waiting zone for women, to provide passengers with help in emergency situations. When button is pressed, the station service desk staff will be alarmed and notified to handle the situation.

  • Escalator Emergency Stop Button

    Escalator Emergency Stop Button

    Placed beside the handrail of the escalator. When emergency occurs with the escalator, anyone can press this button immediately to stop the escalator.

  • Emergency Intercom

    Emergency Intercom

    There is emergency intercoms at all platforms. When passenger encounters emergency, simply presses the call button to make contact with the station staff at the service desk.

  • Nighttime Waiting Zones for Female Passengers

    Nighttime Waiting Zones for Female Passengers

    In order to protect women's safety at night, all MRT stations have women waiting areas, surveillance systems and emergency help buttons, together with patrols by MRT police and security personnel, to ensure women's safety.