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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...

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...

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...

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...

Taiwan's Taichung MRT green line set to open in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung Mass Rapid Transit Corporation said on Tuesday (March 24) that the Taichung MRT's green line is expected to undergo inspections from August to October before ...

Taichung wants green light on MRT Green Line extension project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Transportation Bureau of Taichung City Government on Monday (Sept. 30) resubmitted a report on the feasibility of a project to extend the Taichung MRT’s Green Li...

Taichung Metro successfully completes trial run on new Green Line

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) A seven-day trial run has been completed successfully on the Green Line of the Taichung Metro ahead of its official launch next year, the city's transportation bureau said Sa...

Taichung MRT Green Line nears completion, test runs start

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After 10 years of work, the Taichung MRT Green Line is nearing completion and started test runs on Wednesday (July 3). Yeh Chao-fu (葉昭甫), head of the Taichung's transpor...

Taichung on track to test new MRT by year-end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taichung is on track to start launching test runs of its first Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line, announced Taichung Transportation Bureau Director-General Wang Yi-chuan (王義川) yest...