The figures show the role the new MRT line plays as an important transportation link between the metropolitan areas and the airport is evident, the TMC said.
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)–The Taoyuan Metro Corporation (TMC) said on Sunday that its
employees were thrilled to learn that the number of rides on the entire Taiwan Taoyuan Airport MRT (AMRT) line on Saturday, the third day after the AMRT began official operation, broke the 100,000 mark.
The TMC said that a total of 52,000 rides were counted by the AMRT on the first day of its operation, with Taipei Main Station (A1) accounting for 15,000 rides, the most of all stations on the line.
Passengers took a total of more than 100,000 rides on Saturday, with Taipei Main Station accounting for 27,000, Linkou Station (A9) accounting for 12,000 and Taoyuan HSR Station (A18) accounting for 8,000 being the top three stations, the TMC said.