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Photo of the Day: Ultimate map of Taiwan's mass transit systems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese illustrator on Tuesday (March 30) published a unique map that shows all of Taiwan's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) systems in one ma...

Night market to return to Taiwan's Taichung after 168-day halt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Zong Zhan Night Market (總站夜市) will return to Taichung this weekend, 168 days after the central city's government shut it down for operating without a permit. The ni...

Taichung MRT resumes trial runs after 4-month suspension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung Mass Rapid Transit (TMRT) Green Line on Thursday (March 25) resumed trial operations four months after they were suspended due to a major malfunction. In N...

Mayor of Taiwan’s Taichung to join trial run of city’s first MRT line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) said on Tuesday (March 23) that she will be on the first train of the Taichung MRT Green Line’s second trial run, which departs at ...

Taiwan's Taichung MRT line gets rid of China-made couplers, launch set for April 25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Having replaced faulty Chinese-made couplers, the Taichung mass rapid transit (MRT) system's Green Line is set to resume trial operations on March 25 and to commence o...

Central Taiwan city completes MRT Blue Line route plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung City Government has completed planning for the Taichung MRT Blue Line and will submit the plan in March to the Ministry of Transportation and Communications for a...

Japanese manufacturer apologizes for Taichung MRT train malfunction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Japanese manufacturer of the trains used in the Taichung mass rapid transit (MRT) system apologized Monday (Dec. 21) for a major malfunction that led to the suspension...

Taiwan Taichung decides to postpone launch of MRT Green Line

Commercial operations on the first line of the Taichung mass rapid transit (MRT) system, which were suspended due to a major malfunction during trial runs, will not begin as scheduled on Dec. 19, Taic...

Taiwan's Taichung MRT trial runs to resume as early as Nov. 30: operator

Trial runs of the first line of the Taichung mass rapid transit (MRT) system, which were suspended after a major malfunction occurred on Saturday, could resume as soon as Nov. 30, its operator said Mo...

Taichung MRT to suspend operations Sunday due to major malfunction

Operations of the first line of the Taichung mass rapid transit (MRT) system, which started a trial run on Nov. 16, will be suspended indefinitely starting Sunday because of a major malfunction on one...

Taichung MRT Green Line draws 70,000 on first day of free rides

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung's newly opened Taichung Mass Rapid Transit (TMRT) Green Line saw over 70,000 passengers on Monday (Nov. 16), the first day of free operations. The Green Li...

Taiwan's Taichung to offer one-month free ride on MRT Green Line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) announced Tuesday (Nov. 10) that trial operation of the Taichung Mass Rapid Transit's (TMRT) Green Line will begin Monday (Nov. 16) a...

Maximum one-way fare for Green Line in Taiwan's Taichung set at NT$50

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) said on Saturday (Nov. 7) that the city will come up with a free-ride plan for the trial operation of its MRT's Green Line. The ma...

New night market in Taiwan’s Taichung shut down

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung City Economic Development Bureau on Sunday (Oct. 11) imposed a fine of NT$60,000 (US$2,000) on the operator of a new night market that opened in the city&rsqu...

Station names of central Taiwan Metro pass preliminary review

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung City Council on Monday (Aug. 24) gave initial approval to station names on the Taichung Mass Rapid Transit's (TMRT) green line, which is set to begin oper...