Date: Aug 22, 2015
By: Staff writer, with CNA
Taiwan’s first light-rail system, in Kaohsiung, might not be able to start trial operations by the end of this month as more tests and paperwork are needed, city officials said yesterday.
It might take another month for system operators to complete reviews to apply for final approval from the Ministry of Transportation and Communications, Kaohsiung Deputy Secretary-General Chen Horng-yih (陳鴻益) said.
A 13-member review board organized by the Kaohsiung City Government examined the tram line earlier this month and found 21 issues that must be addressed before the city can reach the next stage for light-rail operation. [FULL STORY]