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...

Taiwan High Speed Rail to operate 411 additional trains for CNY and booking opens on Jan 17

Taipei (Taiwan News)--Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp (THSR) announced Monday that the company will operate a total of 411 additional trains for the Chinese New Year holiday season, and the ticket booking...

Migrant workers among protesters against labor law amendment in Taipei

Thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei Saturday demanding that the government retract an amendment to the Labor Standards Act, saying that it will leave workers more vulnerable to overtime ...

Taiwan’s bullet train tickets for Mid-Autumn and Double Ten Day bookable from Sept. 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC) announced Monday that bullet train tickets for the nine-day “Mid-Autumn Festival and Double Ten Day” holiday period from Oct...

Free high speed rail to Taoyuan for EVA and China Airlines passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers who fly certain routes on China Airlines or EVA Air can now enjoy free access to high speed rail from select southern Taiwanese stations to Taoyuan, announced Taiwan...

Train services in Taiwan will restart on Sunday afternoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--As Nesat Typhoon is moving away from Taiwan, Railways Administration (TRA) and Taiwan High Speed Rail services in Taiwan will restart services on Sunday noon. Due to the typ...