First Hello Kitty painted train passes by picturesque East Rift Valley

Taiwan News
Date: 2016-03-21
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Rail fans and farmers let out sighs of amazement as they saw the first Hello 6742895Kitty Taroko Express train speeding past picturesque paddy fields along the verdant East Rift Valley on Monday.

The first Taiwan Railways Administration’s Hello Kitty painted train set off from Shulin Station at 10:38 AM on Monday for a journey to Taitung City.

The train came into the Taitung County part of the East Rift Valley around 2 PM and was greeted by rail fans who had been waiting at the Chihshang bridge, the Yuemei bridge, and the entrance of the Shanli tunnel to watch the train pass by.

Famers stopped work to waive to the colorful train as it whizzed past paddy fields that were covered with newly planted rice seedlings.

At 3:04 PM the cutely painted train pulled into Taitung Station, the destination, to the roar of Hello Kitty fans and rail fans who had been waiting on the platforms.     [FULL  STORY]

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