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More train tickets for Mid-Autumn Festival to go on sale in Taiwan Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced on Tuesday (Sept. 7) that the bookings of newly available train tickets for during the Mid-Autumn Festival will begin on...

Taiwan High Speed Rail plans southern expansion to Pingtung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC) plans to extend its southern route to Pingtung County, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced on Sunday (Jan. 10). As part of an ef...

Taiwan High Speed Rail records 600 millionth passenger

Taiwan's bullet train service reached the milestone of carrying its 600 millionth passenger on Friday, 13 years after it was launched, the operator said Saturday. The 600 millionth passenger, w...

Taiwan High Speed Rail records 600 millionth passenger

Taiwan's bullet train service reached the milestone of carrying its 600 millionth passenger on Friday, 13 years after it was launched, the operator said Saturday (Jan. 18). The 600 millionth pa...

Foreign tourists to enjoy 'buy 1, get 1 free' deal on Taiwan's HSR until Jan. 20, 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A special "buy one, get one free' discount for foreign tourists who take Taiwan's High Speed Rail (HSR) trains to Taichung and areas further south will run until J...

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 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 ...

Taiwan's HSR ‘Night Train Special’ discount program extended till June 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp (THSR) announced the extension of its well-received “Night Train Special” program on May 4, allowing TGo members to enjoy a 25 perc...

Taiwan High Speed Rail offers TGo members 25% discount on night trains for a limited time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp announced last week that the company had begun to offer 25% discount night train tickets to its TGo members for a limited time. The 25% di...

Taiwan bullet train ticket sale for Tomb Sweeping Day holiday starts March 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan High Speed Rail ticket sale for this year’s five-day Tomb Sweeping Day holiday (April 4 – 8) will begin at midnight (00:00) on March 7, according to a new...

Taiwan HSR offers ‘super-value packages’ that include round-trip fare+NT$10 for a one-night hotel stay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp has announced on its website that it has teamed up with 14 hotels to launch the “HSR super-value packages,” which include five packag...