Nangang’s HSR stop operating from today as northern terminus

The China Post
Date: July 2, 2016
By: Stephanie Chao

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The Nangang high-speed rail station started operations Friday, becoming p16athe 12th stop on the line.

The new terminal replaces Taipei Main Station as the northernmost high-speed rail station and the starting point for southbound bullet trains.

The Nangang location now provides three public rail transportation services: Taiwan Railways, the Taipei Metro and the high-speed rail.

The first southbound train left Nangang Station at 6:15 a.m.

The new station has brought with it a change in train times, with the first service of the day on either end of the line now departing 15 minutes earlier at 6:15 a.m.

Trains traveling from Nangang Station will take only 105 minutes to reach the southernmost Zuoying Station in Kaohsiung.    [FULL  STORY]

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