Kaohsiung MRT’s new Kaohsiung Station in southern Taiwan to undergo tests beginning June 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Kaohsiung Rapid Transit Corp (KRTC) said in a news release on Friday that the company will on June 20 begin to conduct intense testing for the new Kaohsiung Station, which is now...

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...

Three Spaniards wanted after defacing Kaohsiung MRT with graffiti

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Kaohsiung MRT train was defaced with graffiti by three Spanish men on April 12, who quickly fled to Hong Kong, reported Apple Daily. On the morning of April 12 at 5:17 a...

Kaohsiung MRT turns a profit and raises salaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A decade after starting to operate, the Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit system has finally turned a profit, with a pay rise as a result. Initially, the number of passenger...

Kaohsiung Light Rail to begin charging passengers Nov. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Kaohsiung Light Rail Transit will begin charging passengers on Nov. 1 after the phase one project of the circular line was fully opened to traffic on Sept. 26 this year,...

Kaohsiung Light Rail begins operation of stations C1-C8

Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu announced the official opening of the Kaohsiung Light Rail Transit (KLRT) from C1 Station to C8 Station on Monday after taking a ride of the light rail. After the announce...

Switch glitch cause of Kaohsiung light rail train derailment

Kaohsiung, Oct. 19 (CNA) A problem with a switch derailed a train on Kaohsiung's light rail system during a trial run Monday, according to the port city's Mass Rapid Transit Bureau. Wu Yi-long ...

Kaohsiung light rail train derails during trial run

Kaohsiung, Oct. 19 (CNA) A train belonging to Kaohsiung's light rail system derailed during a trial run Monday. No injuries were reported. The accident, which occurred at the C4 stop at 12:42 p...

K.R.T. Girls bring in revenue for Kaohsiung metro

Taipei, Aug. 26 (CNA) The K.R.T. Girls, four fictional employees of Kaohsiung Rapid Transit Corp. (KRTC), have brought in revenue of NT$2 million (US$61,576) in the first seven months of the yea...