Taipei MRT Circular Line begins operation, free rides until Feb. 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Circular Line, or Yellow Line, officially started operation on Friday (Jan. 31), with passengers able to ride free of charge until the end...

Taipei MRT Circular Line officially opens on Jan. 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first section of Taipei's much-anticipated new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Circular Line, or Yellow Line (code Y), is going to begin official operations on Jan. 31. ...

Map of new Taipei MRT Circular Line now up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) on Monday (Jan. 20) uploaded the official new map for Taipei's mass rapid transit (MRT) which now includes the Circular Line, or ...

Section 1 of MRT Circular Line likely to open by month-end: Mayor Hou

New Taipei Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) said Sunday his government is hoping that the first section of the Circular Line in Taipei's mass rapid transit (MRT) system will officially begin operations befor...

Free rides on Taipei MRT Circular Line start Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first section of Taipei's much-anticipated new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Circular Line, or Yellow Line (code Y), is slated to open to the public on (Sunday) Jan. 19...

Taipei MRT Circular Line to face inspection Jan. 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei’s latest Mass Rapid Transit line, the Circular or Yellow Line, will not be ready by the end of this year, but an inspection has been scheduled for Jan. 5, the...

Taiwan's MRT Circular Line to miss inauguration target by end of 2019

The first section of the Circular Line of Taipei's mass rapid transit system will not start operating by the end of the year as expected because the date for a final inspection has yet to be set, ...

1st section of Taipei MRT Circular Line set to operate by year-end

The first section of the Circular Line of Taipei's mass rapid transit systems is scheduled to start operations by the end of this year, the Department of Transit Systems of New Taipei City said Fr...

1st section of Taipei MRT Circular Line to go into service in Q4

The first section of the yellow Circular Line of the Taipei MRT system that will circle around New Taipei City is set to go into operation in the fourth quarter of this year, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯...

New Taipei's dazzling Christmasland lights up tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei City's annual Christmasland light festival is bigger than ever this year and kicks off this evening at 5:20 p.m. (Nov. 16) in New Taipei City Plaza, featuring fo...

New Taipei's psychedelic Christmasland lights up tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei City's annual Christmasland light show will be bigger than ever and kicks off tomorrow (Nov. 16) in New Taipei City Plaza, featuring psychedelic 3-D light shows ...

Dazzling light displays to engulf New Taipei as Christmasland opens Nov. 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The festive period is a time of excitement for snap-happy shoppers, as shopping malls across Taiwan become canopied with dazzling LED displays. One particular highlight...

LRV train for Kaohsiung's circular MRT line bound for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung’s newest MRT Line, the green Circular Line is about to receive its first rail car before it begins regular operations, likely in early 2019. The French ...

Kaohsiung Light Rail preferential rates to be extended to the year-end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—NT$10 per ride on the Kaohsiung Light Rail Transit for passengers using an applicable electronic ticket, which is originally set to end at the end of May, will be extended t...

Track tests have begun on Taipei's newest MRT line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first phase of construction for a new MRT line that will circle around New Taipei City has been completed. The first portion of the track has been constructed in th...