By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced Wednesday that train tickets for this year’s four-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday will start selling online and via telephone from midnight May 25 (Wednesday).
The TRA also said that it will increase a total of 204 trains for the period from June 8 to June 13, including 147 trains for the Eastern Line and South-Link Line and 57 trains for the Western Line.
Discounted train tickets for this period include 30 percent off for tickets on June 8 from Shulin to Hualien (train code 5272) and from Shulin to Taitung (5270), and on June 11 from Taitung to Shulin (5271) and from Hualien to Shulin (5269 night train); and 10 percent off for tickets on June 8 from Hualien to Qidu (5221) and from Qidu to Taitung (5252).
As holiday tickets are selling fast, passengers are recommended to book as early as possible. [FULL STORY]