New NT$855m Hualien train station opens its doors

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2018-10-03

A new train station in the eastern coastal city of Hualien opened its doors for business on Wednesday.

The new station was built at a cost of NT$855 million (US$27.8 million). It is six-and-a-half times larger than the old station and has been built to accommodate around 27,000 passengers per day.

The station’s semi-open design with its decorative hanging ceiling has been praised by the first passengers through the doors on Wednesday.

A limited edition of 1,500 commemorative souvenir tickets sold out in less than half an hour.    [FULL  STORY]

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