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Brake problem on Taipei MRT Blue Line train causes delays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A braking malfunction early Thursday morning (July 21) caused massive delays on the Taipei MRT Blue Line (Bannan Line). At 7:03 a.m., there was a problem with the braki...

Taipei MRT tune announces 'Black Person Toothpaste' changed to 'Haolai'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei MRT passengers on Tuesday (May 10) were surprised to hear a tune officially announcing the name change of Darlie Toothpaste. Passengers waiting at stations on th...

Video shows New Taipei MRT escalator suddenly collapse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Monday (March 14) of an escalator in a New Taipei City MRT station collapsing, sending about 30 people hurtling backward and causing four of them to suff...

Delta-positive scientist took MRT to 14 locations in Taipei, New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Dec. 9) revealed the multiple locations in Taiwan and New Taipei that a COVID-positive lab researcher has visited o...

Taipei MRT train hits emergency brakes, 1,200 evacuated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei Metro train suddenly slammed on the emergency brakes during the rush hour commute Tuesday morning (Dec. 15), forcing 1,200 passengers to be evacuated and causing ...

Taipei MRT launches app to measure passenger density

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to encourage social distancing, the Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system is launching an app which allows passengers to see which cars of an oncoming train are ...

Taipei to reduce frequency of MRT trains during weekends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As fewer passengers travel by Taipei's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the frequency of trains on four lines will be reduced...

Dazzling Christmasland festival illuminates New Taipei tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's annual Christmasland will light up tonight (Nov. 15) in New Taipei City Plaza and for the rest of the holiday season will include lights shows, marke...

2 netizens within 3 days threaten to kill passengers on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) is on alert for persons acting suspiciously after two different netizens over the course of three days have issued threats to kill p...

Taipei MRT to run 42 hours non-stop over New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) announced in a news release on Thursday that Taipei MRT will operate a 42-hour non-stop service from 6 a.m. on Dec. 31 to 11:59 p.m...

Man tries to 'barbecue' steak knife on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man horrified passengers yesterday afternoon (Dec. 19) when he took out a steak knife and held a lighter to it in an attempt to "barbecue" (燒烤) it while nearing the...

Public transportation adjustment measures for 2018 Taipei Marathon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Taipei City Government announced public transportation adjustments in Taipei City for Sunday, Dec. 9 to accommodate the 2018 Taipei Marathon taking place on the same day, t...

Japanese becomes 5th language added to Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers yesterday (Aug. 11) began hearing Japanese being broadcast in trains at certain Taipei MRT stations, confirming a previous announcement by the Taipei Rapid Transit C...

Taipei MRT awards contract to French company Alstom for Line 7 trains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Metro company has awarded a joint contract to a French company and a local Taiwanese company to construct the future Metro Line 7, reports Smart Rail World. ...

Taipei MRT to say open 42 hours during New Year's festivities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In order to accommodate the many revelers flocking to watch the Taipei 101 New Year's Eve countdown party and fireworks extravaganza, Taipei's MRT will run continuously...