New Taipei launches Danhai Light Rail promotion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei Metro Corporation (NTMC) has launched NT$50 (US$1.67) joint tickets which allows people to enjoy unlimited rides on 12 bus routes and the Danhai Light Rail ...

Taiwan Danhai Light Rail’s 1st phase Blue Sea Line opening late 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Government on Monday (Aug. 31) completed the preliminary inspection of the construction of Danhai Light Rail’s first phase Blue Sea Line from Binhai ...

Fireworks show to take place in New Taipei tonight at Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City will hold a fireworks display that will last five minutes and 20 seconds at Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf at 8 p.m. tonight (Aug. 30), and the public is adv...

Foreign residents can now use Taiwan's EasyCard Wallet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As of last Friday (May 29), foreign residents of Taiwan can now use the EasyCard Wallet app on their phones. The digital payment app enables users to bind their EasyCar...

Passengers using mobile payment to ride New Taipei light rail at half price

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —New Taipei Metro Corporation (NTMC) will launch a half-price deal for passengers who use mobile payments to ride the Danhai Light Rail in order to boost passenger volume in...

Taipei, Taoyuan, Kaohsiung MRTs to extend service hours on New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei, Taoyuan, and Kaohsiung metros will extend operation hours on New Year's Eve to prevent traffic congestion, especially in areas where major New Year's E...

Easy Wallet to arrive in Taiwan in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EasyCard announced on Monday (Dec. 16) that its Easy Wallet will to be available to customers in Taiwan starting from January. The company is currently allowing 500 cus...

New Taipei's Danhai light rail to increase service during peak hours

Taipei, July 30 (CNA) Starting in September, trains on the Danhai Light Rail Transit system will run more frequently during peak travel hours, the operating company said Tuesday. In the period 6 p....

New Taipei's Danhai light rail to charge fares starting February

The Danhai Light Rail Transit system in New Taipei City, the first of its kind in northern Taiwan, will start charging fares to commuters beginning Feb. 1, initially at a discount rate, New Taipei Met...

New Taipei's Danhai Light Rail malfunctions on first day of operation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the first day of free test rides for the public on Dec. 24, New Taipei’s Danhai Light Rail experienced a malfunction that left the train, and passengers, stalled ...

New Taipei's Danhai Light Rail free of charge for one month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Riding the Green Mountain Line of the Danhai Light Rail will be free of charge for at least one month, starting at 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 24, according to a news release recent...

Taiwan's Tamsui light rail line to open to public on Christmas Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The newly completed Danhai Light Rail Transit (LRT) line in New Taipei City's Tamsui District will open to the general public on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24). The new 7.3 kil...

9 YouBike stations to be in operation along new Danhai Light Rail line in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In conjunction with the opening of the 7.3km Green Mountain Line of the Danhai Light Rail transit system in Tamsui District, New Taipei City on Dec. 23, nine YouBike stati...

Trial operation of Danhai Light Rail in New Taipei could begin at end of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Trial operation of the first light rail line in New Taipei City’s Tamsui District could begin as early as the end of this year, according to a news release posted by...

Taipei mayor slams Danhai light rail project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je said Friday the Danhai light rail project stood to lose considerable amounts of money because demographic trends had not been taken into accoun...