Breathtaking stretch of elevated railway in E. Taiwan completed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 2.7-kilometer section of elevated railway sandwiched between coastal mountains and the Pacific Ocean in eastern Taiwan has been completed and opened for use on Thursday ...

AP Was There: Boston's 'Great Molasses Flood' of 1919

Boston's Great Molasses Flood was one of the city's deadliest and most bizarre disasters. A tank containing 2.3 million gallons of molasses buckled, sending a tidal wave of the stick...

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...

Five commuter train stations in central Taiwan planned to open for service in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Five new commuter train stations along the elevated railway in central Taiwan’s Taichung metropolitan area are scheduled to open for service in October, media reports ...

German police raid homes in connection with stolen gold coin

BERLIN (AP) — Special police units in Germany have raided several homes in Berlin in connection with a 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin stolen from a city museum. Police raided the...

Berlin police seek info on tools used for museum gold heist

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police have published pictures of the tools used to steal a 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin stolen from a city museum as they scramble to track down the thieves. ...

German police: Thieves stole huge gold coin with wheelbarrow

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police say suspects used a wheelbarrow to make off with a 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions. Police said Tuesday at least two burglars broke into...

Taichung's railways to enter new era by going elevated

Rail travel in Taichung will enter a new era on Oct. 16 after the first phase of construction work to elevate the Taiwan Railways Administration's (TRA's) five stations in the municipality is complete...

Elevated railway in Taichung to be inaugurated on Oct. 16

The elevated railway and five elevated stations in the Taichung metropolitan area will be inaugurated at 6 a.m. on Oct. 16, and the city will conduct traffic control around the stations to make sure t...

Parts of trains shortened or suspended in Taichung

The length of trains passing by the section from Fengyuan to Daqing will be shortened or suspended from 9 p.m. on Oct 15th to the next day due to construction requirement, according to the Railway Rec...

Railway to cut 86 off-peak trains in new timetable

Starting October 20, as many as 86 train services during off-peak hours will be cut or run with fewer carriages in the latest schedule announced by Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) on Tuesday. ...