Cyclists riding the route are able to see vestiges of the Taiwan Sugar railway system and other attractions
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Pingtung County Commissioner Pan Meng-an (潘孟安) said the county government had turned the deserted narrow gauge sugar railway system of the Taiwan Sugar Corporation into part of the bikeway, connecting Pingtung County Route 185, also known as Mountain Highway, with attractions in the five townships of Wanluan, Chaozhou, Kanding, Nanzhou, and Linbian, according to the county government’s Sunday press release.
Cyclists riding this route are able to see vestiges of the Taiwan Sugar rail system as well as attractions along and near the route, Pan added. Pingtung Transportation and Tourism Department said construction of the Wanjin Sugar Railway Bike Path, which took more than two years and cost NT$55 million (US$1.9 million), was funded by the Sports Administration. [FULL STORY]