By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Deputy Minister of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) Wu Meng-feng disclosed
Wednesday that it had already inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Taoyuan City government concerning the scheduled launch of the rapid transit line connecting Taiwan’s main airport and the greater Taipei area.
“We haven’t given up on our goal,” Wu said, expressing hope that mechanical problems on the airport MRT could be solved before its due launch in March 2016.
Initially set to start operations by the end of this year, the project has been experiencing system instability since March, when related system stability work should have already been completed.
On Tuesday, Taoyuan Metro Corp. President Ho Nuan-hsuen responded to reporters that he has 50 percent faith in the scheduled launch although the rail’s stability has been improving recently. [FULL STORY]