Taiwan’s Kaohsiung corrects word ‘school’ on MRT station sign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For three years, the name of a Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit station was listed as “Oil Refinery Elementary Achool Station” on a sign outside the building, repo...

New Cijin-KW2 ferry route launched in Taiwan's Kaohsiung

Taipei, June 13 (CNA) A new ferry route from Cijin Island to Kaohsiung Port Warehouse No.2 (KW2), next to Kaohsiung Pier-2 Art Center, started Wednesday with an official launch ceremony at KW2. Aft...

Free rides on Kaohsiung light rail to end

Kaohsiung, Feb. 27 (CNA) Passengers traveling on the light rail line of the Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit (KMRT) system will have to pay fares with effect from March 1, when free ridership comes to an ...

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...

Japanese design firm makes map of entire Taiwan rail network

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Japan-based Himawari Design Laboratory design company has created a comprehensive map showing all the routes and stations for Taiwan's High Speed Rail (HSR), Taiwan Rai...

Graffiti vandal arrested in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A man from the United States arrested in Australia for vandalizing trains with graffiti was reportedly also involved in similar acts in Taipei and Kaohsiung, reports said Friday...

Taipei DORTS chief resigns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government on Wednesday approved the resignation of Department of Rapid Transit Systems Commissioner Chou Lie-liung. Rumors about Chou’s imminent departure hav...

Kaohsiung MRT to arm guards with batons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit system will arm all of its security guards with batons in the wake of several public safety incidents in the past few days. On Monday, a 4-yea...