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Continuing with our mission to facilitate travel planning for railway transportation in Asia, we are integrating online booking for train tickets and rail passes in Taiwan in cooperation with Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR).Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR)Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) is a high-speed railway operated by Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation, a private company under government concession.
The high-speed railway service commenced in 2007 with THSR 700T trainsets supplied by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Nippon Sharyo and Hitachi, Ltd. The design was derived from the 700 Series Shinkansen trainset used by JR Central and JR West, and it marked the first time Shinkansen technology was exported outside Japan.
In the present, TSHR trains run at a top speed of 300 km/h along the West coast of Taiwan, connecting the capital Taipei with the southern city of Kaohsiung in less than 1 hour 45 minutes.
THSR trains are designated by odd train numbers when running southbound and even train numbers when running northbound. 3-digit numbers indicate that the service is daily, whereas 4-digit numbers indicate that the service operates on particular days of a week.
Each THSR train consists of 1 business car and 11 standard cars, offering three seat passengers classes:
Taiwan Railways (TRA)Taiwan Railways (TRA) is managed by Taiwan Railways Administration, an agency under control of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications.
TRA operates conventional trains on a network that forms a loop around the island and interconnects the major cities in the West coast and the East coast. The West Coast line, the Yilan line and the North-link line have electrified double-track, whereas the Taitung line, the South-link line, and the railway branches have non-electrified single-track.
Taiwan Railways (TRA) operates several types of train services:
TRA trains offer two seat passengers classes:
This article first appeared on www.baolau.com
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