Airport MRT to begin commercial operations

The China Post
Date: March 2, 2017

TAIPEI — Taiwan’s new mass rapid transit (MRT) line between Taipei and Taoyuan,

Passengers take advantage of the free trial service of the new mass rapid transit line between Taipei and Taoyuan on the trial’s last day on Wednesday, March 1. (CNA)

serving the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, will officially begin commercial operations Thursday, following a one-month trial run period.

A ceremony to officially launch the commercial operations will be held at the A1 (Taipei) Station on the line that day, Taoyuan Metro Corp. said.

The line will provide services from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day, and passengers will be offered a 50 percent discount on all trips on the line during the first month, it said.

Meanwhile, a preferential program will be offered for group purchases of commuter tickets. Under the program, commuter tickets purchased in quantities of 300 or more will enjoy a 50 percent discount, with the tickets valid for 100 days.   [FULL  STORY]

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