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Best spots in Taipei’s Maokong to watch NYE fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has recommended three spots in Maokong for people to celebrate New Year's Eve and watch the Taipei 101 fireworks. TRTC, whic...

Get hot deals by taking Maokong Gondola in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Maokong Gondola is inviting members of the public to take pictures with panda-themed designs in its stations and carriages to win preferential deals. Individuals wh...

Maokong Gondola to arrange special viewing for Taipei 101 fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If you would like to watch the Taipei 101 fireworks display while taking the Maokong Gondola, you may be in luck. The Maokong Gondola will designate 14 cars as special ...

Taipei’s Maokong Gondola offers Moon Festival discount

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If you lack plans for the Mid-Autumn Festival, consider a gondola ride up to Maokong, taking advantage of a discounted ride to admire the moonlit views of the Taipei grid ...

Taipei MRT fare evasion increases 13-fold in 5 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Councilor Wang Hao (王浩) said Monday (Sept. 21) that violations at Taipei MRT stations have risen over the last five years, with cases of fare evasion increasin...

Pet birds allowed on Taipei MRT from Sept. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pet birds are now allowed on public buses and the MRT in Taipei, the Public Transportation Office (PTO) announced Tuesday (Sept. 1). Passengers can now bring their bird...

TRTC to hold holiday fair at Maokong Gondola

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has announced that it will hold a trial run of a holiday fair at the plaza beside the Maokong Gondola’s Taipei Zoo Station fr...

Taipei councilor suggests shorter Maokong Gondola operation time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Maokong Gondola could reduce its operation time if Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) accepts a city councilwoman's suggestion that the gondola only operat...

TRTC pursues legal action against YouTuber showing how to cheat Taipei MRT turnstile

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) on Monday (June 8) condemned the behavior of a YouTuber who in a video showed how to ride the Taipei MRT without buying a ticke...

Taipei MRT suffers NT$470 million loss in first 4 months of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC), which operates the capital's MRT system, said Monday (May 26) that it registered a brutal NT$470 million (US$15.7 million) loss in r...

Taipei MRT launches app to measure passenger density

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to encourage social distancing, the Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system is launching an app which allows passengers to see which cars of an oncoming train are ...

Taipei Zoo, Maokong gondola to suspend services for maintenance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Maokong Gondola and Taipei Zoo will suspend services for maintenance for 19 days in May and 10 days in June, respectively, according to their press releases. Taipei...

Taipei to reduce frequency of MRT trains during weekends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As fewer passengers travel by Taipei's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the frequency of trains on four lines will be reduced...

Taipei, Kaohsiung MRTs call for unified mask wearing standards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Metro and Kaohsiung Metro are urging the central government to introduce unified mask-wearing standards across the mass rapid transit networks. Passengers riding...

First voice-operated ticketing machine begins service at Zhongshan MRT Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — From now on, passengers can purchase single-journey MRT tickets from a voice-operated ticketing machine at Zhongshan MRT Station. “Passengers only need to follow ...