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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...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's 'Ukrainian Jopanese Heart Beitun Line'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A funny Chinglish sign has been spotted in a new Taichung MRT station under construction which reads "Ukrainian Jopanese Heart Beitun Line." On Thursday (Aug 1), a...

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...

Calligraphy Greenway to become shining spot along Taichung MRT’s Blue Line in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Calligraphy Greenway (草悟道) will become a shining spot along Taichung MRT’s Blue Line as the area will have the advantages presented by the combination of a MRT station an...

Taichung City Hall Station expected to become city’s 2nd largest transit hub

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As Taichung MRT’s Green Line will intersect with the Blue Line at Taichung City Hall Station, the station is expected to become the city’s second largest transit...

Taichung’s second MRT line in full gear after approval from Taiwan’s central government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taichung Transportation Bureau Director-General Wang Yi-chuan (王義川) said Taichung MRT's Blue Line is in full gear now that the central government has approved the projec...

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...

Taipei MRT awards contract to French company Alstom for Line 7 trains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Metro company has awarded a joint contract to a French company and a local Taiwanese company to construct the future Metro Line 7, reports Smart Rail World. ...

Taichung MRT Green Line enters systems integration stage

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Taichung MRT's Green Line is about to undertake the final integration of communications, electricity supply and engineering facilities, officials from the city's Transpor...

Section of Tamsui light rail system falls on road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One person was reported injured after an elevated section of the Tamsui light railway line fell on to the road Wednesday. The line is still under construction, with work expec...