Taiwan excludes China from tender for 8 high-speed trains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) confirmed Saturday (August 10) it was not considering China as a supplier of eight new trains. The company had already la...

Taiwan's high speed rail to increase services from July 1

There will be 18 weekly services added to Taiwan's bullet train system from July 1 to meet increasing travel demand from its passengers, the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp (THSRC) announced Monday. ...

Tickets for Taiwan HSR can now be purchased on Facebook

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers can now purchase Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) tickets via Facebook Messenger, announced the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC) on Thursday (March 29). To book ...

Taiwan High Speed Rail announces specially priced ‘spring tour’ package

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) on March 14 announced a specially priced “spring tour” package that includes a round-trip bullet train ticket plus one ni...

Bookings of Taiwan bullet train tickets for Tomb Sweeping Day holiday start March 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Bookings of Taiwan High Speed Rail tickets for this year’s four-day Tomb Sweeping Day holiday (Apr. 4 – 7) and extended period will begin at midnight (12:00 a....

Taiwan High Speed Rail raises pay for employees thanks to increased profits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) employees will have more money in their pocket to spend next year because their company has announced an average of 3.5 percent pay raise acr...

Taiwan High Speed Rail changes ticket design for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp (THSRC) announced in a news release on Wednesday that redesigned THSR tickets with enlarged printed characters indicating important train ride infor...

Taiwan High Speed Rail looks for its 500 millionth passenger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A person who bought a return ticket from Hsinchu to Taichung Monday morning was Taiwan High Speed Rail’s 500 millionth passenger and could look forward to a whole year of ...

Could it be you? The 500 millionth Taiwan bullet train passenger to get a year of free rides

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) said in a press release on Monday that as the number of THSR passengers is going to break the 500 million mark in the second half ...

HSR to add 12 new trains to fleet at cost of $NT30 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (台灣高速鐵路股份有限公司, THSRC) has announced it plans to buy 12 new trains in a bid to service growing demand for the supersonic service. ...

Taiwan High Speed Rail announces 9 specially priced packages that include a round-trip ticket + one night hotel stay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) on Monday announced nine specially priced packages that include a round-trip bullet train ticket plus one night stay at a designat...

Taiwan’s bullet train tickets for Mid-Autumn and Double Ten Day bookable from Sept. 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC) announced Monday that bullet train tickets for the nine-day “Mid-Autumn Festival and Double Ten Day” holiday period from Oct...

Free high speed rail to Taoyuan for EVA and China Airlines passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers who fly certain routes on China Airlines or EVA Air can now enjoy free access to high speed rail from select southern Taiwanese stations to Taoyuan, announced Taiwan...

Jacky Wu takes credit for 80% WiFi access on bullet trains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Six months after entertainer Jacky Wu (吳宗憲) complained that Taiwan's high speed rail (HSR) system was sorely in need of WiFi, the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC) annou...

Traveling to Taipei? Don’t miss out the MRT-HSR-Double Decker joint ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has joined hands with Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) to offer a new “MRT-HSR-Double Decker Joint Ticket” combo p...