Shortage of funds forces cancellation of National Day fireworks
By: Wendy Lee, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp (THSRC) will schedule extra trains during the Double Ten holiday to cater to the large number of travelers expected during the national holiday, the company announced Tuesday.
A total of 97 additional train services on top of the original schedules will be operating from October 7th to 10th, with 45 of them southbound and 52 northbound, the railway company said.
The company encouraged travelers to book tickets in advance and purchase them through the THSRC partnering convenience stores or online booking systems to avoid the queues.
Ticket booking for the upcoming holiday will start Wednesday, October 5th at 12:00am sharp (midnight). [FULL STORY]