Taipei West Bus Station passes into history

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/11/03
By: Chu Tse-wei and Kuo Chung-han

Taipei City government started to demolish Terminal B of Taipei West Bus Station on Nov. 1 and is set to 20161103213619demolish Terminal A on Nov. 15, in accordance with an urban renewal plan for the western area of Taiwan’s capital.

Kuo-kuang Motor Transport employees in uniform got together to take commemorative pictures on Oct. 29, prior to the moving of the transport company’s services to nearby locations the following day.

A foreign backpacker was seen asking for directions for where to take a bus in Taipei West Bus Station on Oct. 30.

The West Bus Station was first set up for passenger service in 1953, four years after the Republic of China government was defeated by Mao Zedong’s Communist Party of China and moved its capital from Nanjing to Taipei.    [FULL  STORY]

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