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Old Posted Dec 31, 2005, 8:05 AM
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Railway Revolution

THSRC (Service)

Taipei-Kaohsiung, 2007

345 km
8 stations
39 km Mined Tunnels
8 km of Cut and Cover Tunnels
251 km of Viaducts and Bridges
31 km Cut and Fill Embankments

Rolling Stock: T700 - Kawasaki, Nippon Sharyo, Hitachi

photo: THSRC

Taipei Nangang Station, THSRC/TRA/MRT, 2011

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TRA Express (Service)

TEMU 1000 "Taroko", Taipei-Hualien, 2007

Rolling Stock: Hitachi

photo: ITC
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TRA Rapid Transit (Service)

Rolling Stock: EMU 700 - TRSC / Nippon Sharyo




photo: ITC

Yilan Line, 2007

Hsinchu MRT (Construction)
TRA/THSR, Lioujia Line, 2010
11.28 km
4 stations
http://www.erieb.gov.tw/eg4e.htm

Tainan MRT (Construction)
TRA/THSR, Salun Line, 2010
6.4 km
2 stations
http://www.erieb.gov.tw/eg5e.htm

Hengchun Line (Planning)
36 km
6 stations
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Taoyuan MRT (Construction)
Taipei/Taoyuan Airport Express, 2013 (Construction)
51 km
21 stations

Rolling Stock: Kawasaki

http://www.mrt.tpc.gov.tw/web66/_fil...9537/map1b.jpg
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Taipei MRT Projects

Light Metro (Construction)

Rolling Stock: Bombardier


Brown Line - Neihu Extension, 2010
14.8 km
12 stations
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Orbital Line, 2014 (Planning)
15.4 km
14 stations
http://www.mrt.tpc.gov.tw
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Maglev (Planning)

Rolling Stock: HSST


Xinyi - Songshan Line
4.5 km
8 stations
http://www.espoirtransit.com.tw/index.php
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Keelung LRT (Tram) (Planning)

Keelung TRA Station - Maritime Museum Line
7.6 km
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Heavy Metro (Construction)

Rolling Stock: Kawasaki


Orange Line, 2013
19.7 km
16 stations

Orange Line - Luzhou Extension, 2010
6.4 km
5 stations

Green Line - Songshan Extension, 2012
8.5 km
8 stations

Blue Line - Nangang Extension, 2008
2.5 km
2 stations

Red Line - Xinyi Extension, 2012
6.4 km
5 stations
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Kaohsiung MRT (Construction)

Rolling Stock: Siemens


Red Line, 2009
28.3 km
24 stations

Orange Line, 2009
14.4 km
14 stations
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Taichung MRT (Planning)

Green Line, 2014
16.5 km
15 stations
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TRA Western Line Reconstruction (Construction)

Taipei Nangang Extension Project, 2011
19.4 km tunnel/elevated rail line

Kaohsiung Underground Railway Project, 2016
9.75 km rail tunnel

Taichung Elevated Railway Project, 2015
21.19 km viaduct

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Old Posted Dec 31, 2005, 10:28 AM
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Can't wait until all the projects completed!! ^^
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Marubeni in Taiwan airport rail deal

A Japanese consortium led by Marubeni Corp. signed a contract Thursday in Taiwan to build a railway system linking its capital and Chiang Kai-shek International Airport, the trading house said.
The contract, sealed with Taiwan's Bureau of High Speed Rail, is worth about 91 billion yen, Marubeni said, adding it will be the first direct-link airport railway system to be constructed by Japanese companies in Asia outside Japan.

The trading house, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. and Hitachi Ltd. will build a 51.5-km route connecting central Taipei and Chungli through the airport. The route is scheduled to be completed in September 2013.

Marubeni said it will be responsible for overall management of the project and construction of railway facilities, including signals, communication systems and rail yards. Kawasaki Heavy will provide 123 train cars, while Hitachi will be in charge of setting up power supply facilities.
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Old Posted Jan 14, 2006, 3:32 AM
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Marubeni in Taiwan airport rail deal

A Japanese consortium led by Marubeni Corp. signed a contract Thursday in Taiwan to build a railway system linking its capital and Chiang Kai-shek International Airport, the trading house said.
The contract, sealed with Taiwan's Bureau of High Speed Rail, is worth about 91 billion yen, Marubeni said, adding it will be the first direct-link airport railway system to be constructed by Japanese companies in Asia outside Japan.

The trading house, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. and Hitachi Ltd. will build a 51.5-km route connecting central Taipei and Chungli through the airport. The route is scheduled to be completed in September 2013.

Marubeni said it will be responsible for overall management of the project and construction of railway facilities, including signals, communication systems and rail yards. Kawasaki Heavy will provide 123 train cars, while Hitachi will be in charge of setting up power supply facilities.
Now that's a BIG NEWS! lol ~ Waitting on the details tho!

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Promotional video for Kaohsiung light rail line:

http://www.kcg.gov.tw/~mtbu/html/lig...htrail9503.wmv
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I wish they could build the 天母 (Tian Mu) line right now as well as the red line extension all the way to Taipei 101, it will make commuting to inner Taipei much easier and faster.

Some of the station designs could be better. Personally I prefer the oriental flavour of red line stations from 園山 (Yuan Shan) to 淡水 (Dan Shui), since they tend to age much better with its traditional designs.

btw, Is there any color renderings of the upcoming Taipei Gate twin buildings? All the pics seems to be shots of the building models in white.

Thanks for sharing once again.

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Old Posted Apr 2, 2006, 6:57 AM
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I wish they could build the 天母 (Tian Mu) line right now as well as the red line extension all the way to Taipei 101, it will make commuting to inner Taipei much easier and faster.
The Xinyi extension of the red line is under construction - started last summer. The line through 天母 doesn't really seem like a priority, especially when one considers the needs of the growing cities of Taipei County.

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The Xinyi extension of the red line is under construction - started last summer. The line through 天母 doesn't really seem like a priority, especially when one considers the needs of the growing cities of Taipei County.
Hi taiwan ren, thanks for the reply. I think the 天母 line has not started due to complaints by residents on 忠誠路 thus it has been continuously rejected. They were planning to build a line to 天母 since the very start of the original MRT construction too, but same thing happened. Imagine a MRT station right next to 天母棒球場﹖It would be convenient for baseball goers and shoppers alike, but I guess that is exactly what the resident don't want... more noise.

Well, atleast the red line extension is under construction now, it will save up to 10-15 minutes transferring to the blue line if I wanted to go to areas around Taipei 101 in the near future. Once the 天母 line is done (if ever), that will probably save another 15 minutes due to cut down on bus transfer.

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some old subway and railway's pics.. with a song of Taiwan:

http://rapidshare.de/files/17029795/formosa_2.mp3.html









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Now Delhi Metro wants world green signal

Plans to become member of top world ranking project.

Anubhuti Vishnoi

New Delhi, February 23: IT’s already changed the way Delhi travels. And now, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is hoping the world will take note.

The DMRC is planning to become a member of the Nova International Railway Benchmarking Group, a project that compares urban transport systems of various cities across the world.

Senior DMRC officials have visited Taipei a number of times during the last month to study its Metro operations—the Taipei Metro was ranked number one by Nova in 2004-05.

“DMRC is trying to explore its chances of becoming a member of Nova — a benchmarking consortium of Metro networks in various countries,” Director, Projects and Planning, DMRC, C B K Rao said. He added that the DMRC was studying the Taipei Metro’s “construction methodology, operations and maintenance. We will also be assessing where we fall short...” Rao said.

“Our basic focus... is their Operation Control Centre, tunneling, construction site and maintenance. While Delhi Metro can boast of the best of technology and construction behaviour, Taipei Metro’s maintenance and operation control is definitely better. They also have a very good visitors’ gallery... officials from our Operations Department are currently in Taipei to study these. We will also try to incorporate some of these features in our Operation Control Centre at Barakhamba Metro Station,” Rao said.

He added that Taipei Metro scored well above the Delhi Metro in cleanliness.

“There are very strict rules at the Taipei Metro and public behaviour is very responsible towards the Metro unlike in Delhi as yet. To be able to maintain our stations that way, we need a high degree of public awareness and co-operation,” Rao said.

THE NOVA MARK
Headquartered in London, Nova is a benchmarking group formed in 1998 for medium-sized Metros comprising 13 Metro systems with less than half a billion passengers a year: Buenos Aires, Dublin, Glasgow, KCR (Hong Kong), Lisbon, Montreal, Naples, Newcastle, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago, Singapore, Taipei and Toronto.

Nova has three types of Key Performance Indicators:

Operations: 32 operational performance indicators, includes asset utilisation, efficiency, reliability, service quality, finance and safety

Customers: Customer satisfaction survey every two years

City: Indicators being developed to study relationship between Metros and the cities in which they are located

Nova: http://www.nova-metros.org/
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Hi taiwan ren, thanks for the reply. I think the 天母 line has not started due to complaints by residents on 忠誠路 thus it has been continuously rejected. They were planning to build a line to 天母 since the very start of the original MRT construction too, but same thing happened. Imagine a MRT station right next to 天母棒球場﹖It would be convenient for baseball goers and shoppers alike, but I guess that is exactly what the resident don't want... more noise.

Well, atleast the red line extension is under construction now, it will save up to 10-15 minutes transferring to the blue line if I wanted to go to areas around Taipei 101 in the near future. Once the 天母 line is done (if ever), that will probably save another 15 minutes due to cut down on bus transfer.

-G'day-
I do hope they build the teinmu line, as long as they don't build a disgusting viaduct on 忠誠路. Prolly an at-grade system or underground line would do.
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THSRC have upgraded their website with lots of wonderful pics.











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those pics are amazing!
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THSRC have upgraded their website with lots of wonderful pics.







I enjoy these three pictures a looooooooooot! In fact, I can never get tired of looking at our sleek 700T~
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hi Taiwayne

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Came across this fantastic animated clip on the project to elevate the TRA line in Taichung. The video includes lots of animated renderings of the new stations as well as the TRSC commuter trains sets - very impressive.

WARNING: It takes forever to load, but is absolutely worth the wait.

http://www.rrb.gov.tw/download_files/A5minsDivx.wmv
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thanks guys! I actually join this forum for a long time, just not registered before. :p
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