New York subway wishes happy birthday to Taipei metro

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/03/19
By: Elaine Hou

Taipei, March 19 (CNA) The New York City subway recently made a video to 201603190011t0002wish the Taipei Metro system a happy birthday, as this month will mark the 20th anniversary of the metro system in Taiwan’s capital.

Now available on YouTube, the short video was made by New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), in an effort to join the world’s metro systems in celebrating Taipei Metro’s anniversary.

“We like to think of New York as the World’s City, and we are proud that the MTA’s employees are as diverse as the city we serve. We even have many staff from Taiwan!” a representative from MTA said in Mandarin Chinese in the video.

“But no matter where we’re from we all share the same mission with Taipei Metro and our sister metros from around the world, getting our passengers where they need to go safely and efficiently,” he said. “Happy birthday, Taipei Metro!”

Taiwanese staff at MTA and other employees from different countries also appear in the video to wish Taipei Metro a happy birthday.     [FULL  STORY]

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