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Encyclopedia > Taipei Rapid Transit System
Taipei Rapid Transit System
(Metro Taipei)
Locale Metropolitan Taipei
Transit type Rapid transit
Began operation March 28, 1996
System length 77 km
No. of lines 7
No. of stations 67
Daily ridership 1,099,468
(in June 2007)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8½ in) (standard gauge)
Operator Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC)

The Taipei Rapid Transit System (Traditional Chinese: 台北大眾捷運系統; Pinyin: Táiběi Dàzhòng Jiéyùn Xìtǒng), also known as the MRT, or by locals simply as the Metro Taipei (Traditional Chinese: 台北捷運; Pinyin: Táiběi Jiéyùn) is a series of underground and elevated metro and VAL systems throughout the Taipei metropolitan area. Currently, the entire system is operated by the Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (Traditional Chinese: 台北大眾捷運公司; Pinyin: Táiběi Dàzhòng Jiéyùn Gōngsī or TRTC). Image File history File links Taipei_Rapid_Transit_System_logo. ... According to the definition of metropolitan areas used by the Republic of China government, Taipei-Keelung metropolitan area (台北基隆都會區) includes the following areas: Taipei City (core city) Banciao Sanchong Jhonghe Yonghe Sinjhuang Sindian Shulin Sansia Danshuei Sijhih Tucheng Lujhou Wugu Taishan Linkou Shenkeng Shihding... Skytrain Bangkok. ... A rapid transit, underground, subway, tube, elevated, or metro(politan) system is a railway—usually in an urban area—with a high capacity and frequency of service, and grade separation from other traffic. ... is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... km redirects here. ... June 2007 is the sixth month of that year. ... The dominant rail gauge in each country shown Rail gauge is the distance between the inner sides of the two parallel rails that make up a railway track. ... A millimetre (American spelling: millimeter, symbol mm) is an SI unit of length that is equal to one thousandth of a metre. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... As railways developed and expanded one of the key issues to be decided was that of the rail gauge (the distance between the two rails of the track) which should be used. ... Traditional Chinese characters refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ), commonly called Pinyin, is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... Traditional Chinese characters refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ), commonly called Pinyin, is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... A rapid transit, underground, subway, tube, elevated, or metro(politan) system is a railway — usually in an urban area — with a high capacity and frequency of service, and grade separation from other traffic. ... Noooooo! Val may refer to: Aichi D3A dive bomber, known by Allied codename Val during World War II Valine, amino acid, abbreviation VAL, a type of unmanned light rubber-tired metro valley girl, short form A first name, on its own or short for Valerie, Valmond, etc. ... According to the definition of metropolitan areas used by the Republic of China government, Taipei-Keelung metropolitan area (台北基隆都會區) includes the following areas: Taipei City (core city) Banciao Sanchong Jhonghe Yonghe Sinjhuang Sindian Shulin Sansia Danshuei Sijhih Tucheng Lujhou Wugu Taishan Linkou Shenkeng Shihding... Traditional Chinese characters refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ), commonly called Pinyin, is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ...


The TRTS is one of the most expensive rapid transit systems ever constructed, with the initial phase costing over US$18 billion. Since its completion, the TRTS has reduced travel time from one end of Taipei to the other from up to three or more hours to less than an hour, and has been effective in relieving some of Taipei's traffic congestion problems. The system has also proved effective as a catalyst for urban renewal, as well as increasing tourist traffic to outlying cities such as Danshui (Danshuei/Damshuei/Tamsui). For other uses, see Taipei (disambiguation). ... 1999 photograph looking northeast on Chicagos now demolished Cabrini-Green housing project, one of many urban renewal efforts. ... Lover Bridge of Tamsui, July 7, 2004 Tamsui (Chinese:淡水鎮, Taiwanese: Tām-súi/Tām-chúi, Tongyong Pinyin: Danshuei, Hanyu Pinyin: Danshui) is a sea-side town in Taipei County, Taiwan Province, Republic of China. ...


In addition to the rapid transit system itself, the TRTS also includes several public facilities such as underground shopping malls, parks, and public squares. Modifications to existing railway lines to integrate into the MRT are underway.

Contents

History

Ximen station
Ximen station
Danshui station
Danshui station

In 1967, the Taiwan Government researched the possibility of constructing a rapid transit network in the Taipei metropolitan area; however, the plan was shelved due to fiscal concerns and the belief that such a system was not urgently needed at the time. With the increase of traffic congestion accompanying economic growth in the 1970s, the need for a rapid transit system became more pressing. Download high resolution version (1600x1115, 1259 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1600x1115, 1259 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1280x960, 367 KB) Danshuei Station, by Taiwan Junior File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Taipei Rapid Transit System Category:Taipei MRT Metadata This file contains additional information... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1280x960, 367 KB) Danshuei Station, by Taiwan Junior File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Taipei Rapid Transit System Category:Taipei MRT Metadata This file contains additional information... Lover Bridge of Tamsui, July 7, 2004 Tamsui (Chinese:淡水鎮, Taiwanese: Tām-súi/Tām-chúi, Tongyong Pinyin: Danshuei, Hanyu Pinyin: Danshui) is a sea-side town in Taipei County, Taiwan Province, Republic of China. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... The Republic of China (ROC) currently has jurisdiction over Taiwan, Kinmen, Matsu, and the Pescadores Islands (Penghu) and several smaller islands. ... A rapid transit, underground, subway, tube, elevated, or metro(politan) system is a railway—usually in an urban area—with a high capacity and frequency of service, and grade separation from other traffic. ... According to the definition of metropolitan areas used by the Republic of China government, Taipei-Keelung metropolitan area (台北基隆都會區) includes the following areas: Taipei City (core city) Banciao Sanchong Jhonghe Yonghe Sinjhuang Sindian Shulin Sansia Danshuei Sijhih Tucheng Lujhou Wugu Taishan Linkou Shenkeng Shihding... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979. ...


The Executive Yuan approved the initial network plan for the system on May 27, 1986. Construction on the TRTS began on December 15, 1988. The system opened on March 28, 1996 with 10.5 km available on the Muzha Line, a medium-capacity line, with twelve stations between Zhongshan Junior High School to Taipei Zoo. The first heavy-capacity line, the Danshui Line, was opened on March 28, 1997 between Danshui to Zhongshan Station. The Executive Yuan (行政院; literally executive court) is the executive branch of the government of the Republic of China. ... is the 147th day of the year (148th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... The Muzha Line is a line of the Taipei Rapid Transit System. ... Judging by the capacity, Ma On Shan Rail, KCR can also be considered as a medium capacity system. ... The Danshui (Danshuei) Line is a line of the Taipei Rapid Transit System. ... is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ...


On December 24, 1999, a section of the Banqiao/Nangang Line was opened between Longshan Temple and Taipei City Hall. This section became the first east-west line running through Taipei City and connects the two previously completed north-south lines. is the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... The Bannan Line (Banqiao (Banciao) / Nangang Line, Traditional Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: bÇŽnnánxiàn; Tongyong Pinyin: bÇŽn-nán-siàn) is a combination name of two Taipei Rapid Transit System lines, consisting of: Banqiao (Banciao) Line Nangang Line Category: ... Longshan Temple at Wanhua, Taipei Longshan Temple (龍山寺) is the name of at least five famous temples in Taiwan: Wanhua, Taipei City. ...


The TRTS was the center of political controversy during its construction and shortly after the opening of its first line in 1996 due to incidents such as computer malfunction during a thunderstorm, alleged structural problems in some elevated segments, budget overruns, and fare prices. However, by the time the first phase of construction was completed in 2000, it was generally agreed that the project was a success. The system has since become an essential part of life in Taipei. 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On September 17, 2001, Typhoon Nari flooded all underground lines, including 16 stations, the heavy-capacity system operation control center, the administration building and the Nangang Depot. The elevated Muzha Line was not seriously affected and resumed operations the next day; however, the heavy-capacity lines were not restored to full operational status until three months later. Following this incident, the TRTS has devoted more resources to preventing flooding in the underground system. September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Cyclone Catarina, a rare South Atlantic tropical cyclone viewed from the International Space Station on March 26, 2004. ... The 2001 Pacific typhoon season has no official bounds; it ran year-round in 2001, but most tropical cyclones tend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between June and December. ... A Depot is usually a centralised store or operating base for logistical use by commercial or governmental bodies. ...


On May 31, 2006, the second stage of the Banqiao / Nangang Line and the Tucheng Line began operation. Currently the TRTS network has 7 lines totalling 77 km and 69 stations, with expansion continuing. In June 2007, TRTS achieved daily ridership of 1,099,468 riders.[1] In terms of daily ridership, TRTS is larger than Washington D.C.'s Metrorail (564,000 in FY 2006) and Bay Area Rapid Transit (322,965 in FY 2006) in the San Francisco Bay Area. May 31 is the 151st day of the year (152nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Tucheng Line is the extension of the Banqiao (Banciao) /Nangang Line on the Taipei Rapid Transit System . ... km redirects here. ... June 2007 is the sixth month of that year. ... The Washington Metro, or simply Metro, is the rapid transit system of Washington, D.C., and neighboring suburban communities in Maryland and Virginia, both inside and outside the Capital Beltway. ... A fiscal year (or financial year or accounting reference date) is a 12-month period used for calculating annual (yearly) financial reports in businesses and other organizations. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... A westbound BART train with aerodynamic design A car in downtown San Francisco. ... A fiscal year (or financial year or accounting reference date) is a 12-month period used for calculating annual (yearly) financial reports in businesses and other organizations. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... USGS satellite photo of the San Francisco Bay Area. ...


On July 4, 2007, operation of the Maokong Gondola, a brand new aerial lift/cable-car system commenced. The system connected MUzha and the Taipei Zoo with Zhinan Temple and Maokong. is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is now the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


Routes

Taipei MRT Route Map (Currently operating routes)
Taipei MRT Route Map (Currently operating routes)
Mezzanine of Zhongxiao Dunhua station
Mezzanine of Zhongxiao Dunhua station
Beitou station

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Current routes

Zhongshan Junior High School - Taipei Zoo
Elevated VAL.
10.9 km, 12 stations, completed on March 28, 1996.
Guting - Nanshijiao (Nanshihjiao)
Underground metro.
5.4 km, 5 stations, completed on December 24, 1998.
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall - Danshui
Includes underground, elevated, and surface level metro.
22.8 km, 20 stations, completed in December 24, 1998.
  • Xinbeitou Branch Line (新北投支線)
Beitou - Xinbeitou
Elevated metro.
1.1 km, 2 stations, completed on March 28, 1997.
Xindian (Sindian) - Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Underground metro.
9.3 km, 10 stations, completed on November 11, 1999.
  • Xiaobitan (Siaobitan) Branch Line (小碧潭支線)
Qizhang (Cijhang) - Xiaobitan (Siaobitan)
1.9 km, 2 stations, completed on September 29, 2004.
Ximen - Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Underground metro.
1.6 km, 3 stations, completed in August 31, 2000.
Fuzhong - Kunyang
Underground metro.
18.1 km, 16 stations, completed on Dec 24, 1999.
Fuzhong - Yongning
Underground metro.
5.6 km, 4 stations, completed on May 31, 2006.
  • Moakong Gondola

4 Stations Taipei Zoo-Taipei Zoo South-Zhinan Temple-Maokong A short cable-car/aerial lift/gondola line running from Muzha and the Zoo over mountains to Zhinan temple and the Maokong area.
The Muzha Line is a line of the Taipei Rapid Transit System. ... The Taipei Zoo (Chinese: 臺北市立動物園) is a public institution affiliated to Taipei City in Taiwan. ... is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... The Zhonghe (Jhonghe) Line is a line of the Taipei Rapid Transit System. ... is the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... The Danshui (Danshuei) Line is a line of the Taipei Rapid Transit System. ... The Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall The view of the memorial hall from the Concert Hall. ... Lover Bridge of Tamsui, July 7, 2004 Tamsui (Chinese:淡水鎮, Taiwanese: Tām-súi/Tām-chúi, Tongyong Pinyin: Danshuei, Hanyu Pinyin: Danshui) is a sea-side town in Taipei County, Taiwan Province, Republic of China. ... is the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Beitou office Beitou District (Traditional Chinese: 北投區; Hanyu Pinyin: Běitóu Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Běitóu Cyu; Wade-Giles: Pei-tou Chü; Taiwanese POJ: Pak-tâu-khu) is the northernmost of the twelve districts of Taipei City. ... is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... The Xindian (Sindian) Line is a line of the Taipei Rapid Transit System. ... The Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall The view of the memorial hall from the Concert Hall. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Xindian (Sindian) Line is a line of the Taipei Rapid Transit System. ... The Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall The view of the memorial hall from the Concert Hall. ... is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Bannan Line (Banqiao (Banciao) / Nangang Line, Traditional Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: bǎnnánxiàn; Tongyong Pinyin: bǎn-nán-siàn) is a combination name of two Taipei Rapid Transit System lines, consisting of: Banqiao (Banciao) Line Nangang Line Category: ... December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (359th in leap years). ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... The Tucheng Line is the extension of the Banqiao (Banciao) /Nangang Line on the Taipei Rapid Transit System . ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year (152nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


Routes under construction/Projects

Routes Chinese name Expected opening date Scheduled progress% Actual progress%
Neihu Line 內湖線 Between December, 2008 - March, 2009 73.67 74.42
  Jiannan Rd. ~ Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center   劍南路站~南港展覽館站 December, 2008
  Jiannan Rd. ~ Zhongshan Junior High School   劍南路站~中山國中站 March, 2009
Luzhou (Lujhou) Branch Line 蘆洲支線 December, 2009 81.28 81.37
Xinzhuang (Sinjhuang) Line 新莊線 65.65 65.82
  Huilong ~ Zhongxiao Xinsheng   迴龍站~忠孝新生站 December, 2012
  Zhongxiao Xinsheng ~ Dongmen   忠孝新生站~東門站 December, 2012
Circular Line 環狀線
  Shisizhang ~ Wugu Industrial Park   十四張站~五股工業區站 2010
  Shisizhang ~ Dapinglin   十四張站~大坪林站 2013
  Remaining underground stations   其餘地下段路線 2019
Nangang Line Eastern Extension 南港線東延段 60.16 59.66
  Kunyang ~ Nangang   昆陽站~南港站 December, 2008
  Nangang ~ Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center   南港站~南港展覽館站 December, 2010
TTY Airport MRT 桃園機場捷運 19.12 19.34
  Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport ~ Sanchong   桃園國際機場~三重站 2009
  Sanchong ~ Taipei Main Station   三重站~台北車站 2011
Xinyi Line 信義線 December, 2012 22.68 23.97
Songshan Line 松山線 December, 2013 16.73 15.76

Source: http://www.dorts.gov.tw/net/process.asp (Progress through June 2007, issued on July 16, 2007) The Neihu Line is the extension of the Muzha Line on the Taipei Rapid Transit System . ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Luzhou (Lujhou) Line is a branch of the Xinzhuang (Sinjhuang) Line on the Taipei Rapid Transit System. ... 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Xinzhuang (Sinjhuang) Line is the extension of the Zhonghe (Jhonghe) Line on the Taipei Rapid Transit System . ... 2012 (MMXII) will be a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2012 (MMXII) will be a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Category: ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Bannan Line (Banqiao (Banciao) / Nangang Line, Traditional Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: bÇŽnnánxiàn; Tongyong Pinyin: bÇŽn-nán-siàn) is a combination name of two Taipei Rapid Transit System lines, consisting of: Banqiao (Banciao) Line Nangang Line Category: ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Access MRT System (台灣桃園國際機場聯外捷運系統) is a metro system planned to connect Taipei City and the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, before linking up with an extension of the Taoyuan MRT Blue Line to THSR Taoyuan Station and onwards to Jhongli City, where it terminates at the junction... Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (IATA: TPE, ICAO: RCTP) (Traditional Chinese: ; Tongyong Pinyin: Táiwan Táoyuán Gúoji JichÇŽng), formerly Chiang Kai-shek International Airport (Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Zhōngzhèng Gúoji JÄ«chÇŽng), also known simply as C.K.S. Airport or Taoyuan Airport, is... 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Exterior of Taipei Main Station Taipei Main Station (台北車站, literally The Taipei Station) refers to the old downtown region in Taipei City, Republic of China ( Taiwan ) where different types of public transport systems converge. ... 2011 (MMXI) will be a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Xinyi Line is a railway line in Taiwan. ... 2012 (MMXII) will be a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Songshan Line is the extension of the Xindian (Sindian) Line on the Taipei Rapid Transit System . ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Operations

Inside a Taipei MRT train during rush hour.
Inside a Taipei MRT train during rush hour.

The TRTS opens 6 a.m. to midnight daily with extended service during special events. The interval is roughly 5-to-10 minutes between trains (shorter during peak hours). Download high resolution version (1024x759, 256 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1024x759, 256 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...


Through operations are made between Xindian Line and Danshui Line. In addition, trains from Zhonghe Line go on to run on the Danshui Line before terminating at Beitou station. Only one train operates on the following shuttle lines: Xinbeitou Branch Line, Xiaonanmen Line, and Xiaobitan Branch Line. Beitou office Beitou District (Traditional Chinese: 北投區; Hanyu Pinyin: Běitóu Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Běitóu Cyu; Wade-Giles: Pei-tou Chü; Taiwanese POJ: Pak-tâu-khu) is the northernmost of the twelve districts of Taipei City. ... Look up Shuttle in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


TRTS uses stored-value cards or EasyCard (traditional Chinese: 悠遊卡), which is a form of smart card, to collect fares. Fares range from NT$20 to NT$65 with most locations accessible for around NT$20-30.-1... Obverse side of a standard adult EasyCard. ... Traditional Chinese characters refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... Smart card used for health insurance in France. ... The New Taiwan Dollar (新臺幣 or 新台幣; ISO 4217 code TWD; common abbreviation NT$), or simply Taiwan Dollar, is the currency of the Republic of China (on Taiwan). ...


Stations are extremely crowded during rush hours, especially downtown stations such as Taipei Main Station. Tourist attractions such as the Shilin Night Market and Danshui quickly fill up nearby stations during evenings and weekends. Exterior of Taipei Main Station Taipei Main Station (台北車站, literally The Taipei Station) refers to the old downtown region in Taipei City, Republic of China ( Taiwan ) where different types of public transport systems converge. ... Shilin Night Market is a night market in Shilin District, Taipei City. ... Lover Bridge of Tamsui, July 7, 2004 Tamsui (Chinese:淡水鎮, Taiwanese: Tām-súi/Tām-chúi, Tongyong Pinyin: Danshuei, Hanyu Pinyin: Danshui) is a sea-side town in Taipei County, Taiwan Province, Republic of China. ...


Eating, drinking, smoking, gum-chewing, and betel-nut-chewing are prohibited in the entire system. Automated station announcements are recorded in Mandarin, Taiwanese, Hakka, and English. Binomial name Areca catechu Linnaeus Areca nut, or pinang, more commonly known as betel nut, is the seed of the betel palm or Areca catechu, a species of palm tree which grows throughout the Pacific, Asia, and parts of east Africa. ... Taiwanese Mandarin (Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Táiwān Guóyŭ; also 台灣華語, Táiwān Huáyŭ) is the dialect of Mandarin Chinese spoken on Taiwan. ... Taiwanese (pe̍h-oē-jī: Tâi-oân-oē or Tâi-gí; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) is a variant of Amoy Min Nan Chinese spoken by about 70% of Taiwans population. ... Hakka (Simplified Chinese: 客家话, Traditional Chinese: 客家話, Pronunciation in Hakka: Hak-ka-fa/-va, Pinyin: Kèjiāhuà) is a spoken variation of the Chinese language spoken predominantly in southern China by the Hakka ethnic group and descendants in diaspora throughout East and Southeast Asia and around the world. ... For other uses, see American English (disambiguation). ...


Fare Versus Traveling Distance

Distance
(km)
≤5 5~8 8~11 11~14 14~17 17~20 20~23 23~27 27~31 ≥31
Fare
(NT)
20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65

ISO 4217 Code TWD User(s) Republic of China Inflation 0. ...

Rolling Stock

Medium-Capacity Trains

A medium-capacity train consists of 2 2-car Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) sets with a total of 4 cars. The Muzha Line uses the VAL 256 cars, with the two VAL 256 cars in the same set sharing the same road number. As a result of this numbering scheme, the car numbers of the VAL fleet only range from 1 to 51, despite there being 102 cars. Judging by the capacity, Ma On Shan Rail, KCR can also be considered as a medium capacity system. ... A classic Belgian multiple unit of type 74 A multiple unit (MU) is a passenger train whose carriages have their own motors, either diesel (DMUs) or electric (EMUs), and do not need to be hauled by a locomotive, and can be coupled with other similar units to operate together, in... Noooooo! Val may refer to: Aichi D3A dive bomber, known by Allied codename Val during World War II Valine, amino acid, abbreviation VAL, a type of unmanned light rubber-tired metro valley girl, short form A first name, on its own or short for Valerie, Valmond, etc. ... Noooooo! Val may refer to: Aichi D3A dive bomber, known by Allied codename Val during World War II Valine, amino acid, abbreviation VAL, a type of unmanned light rubber-tired metro valley girl, short form A first name, on its own or short for Valerie, Valmond, etc. ...


The medium-capacity trains are rubber-tired trains with no onboard train operators and are operated remotely by the medium-capacity system operation control center. The Muzha Line uses the fixed-block Automatic Train Control (ATC) system. Passengers cannot pass between cars unless the train stops and opens doors at a station. A rubber-tyred train of the Paris Métro. ... Automatic Train Control (ATC) is a safety system for railways, ensuring the safe and smooth operation of trains on ATC-enabled lines. ...


In June 2003, Bombardier was awarded a contract to supply the complete Neihu Line mass transit system, which includes manufacturing 202 cars, installing the communications-based CITYFLO 650 moving-block ATC system to replace the current fixed-block ATC and retrofitting the existing 102 VAL 256 cars with the CITYFLO 650 ATC system. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 2003 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bombardier Transportation is the rail equipment division of the Bombardier group. ... The Neihu Line is the extension of the Muzha Line on the Taipei Rapid Transit System . ... Noooooo! Val may refer to: Aichi D3A dive bomber, known by Allied codename Val during World War II Valine, amino acid, abbreviation VAL, a type of unmanned light rubber-tired metro valley girl, short form A first name, on its own or short for Valerie, Valmond, etc. ...


Heavy-Capacity Trains

In heavy-capacity lines, a train consists of 2 3-car EMU sets with the total of 6 cars. Each 3-car EMU set is permanently coupled as DM-T-M, where DM is the motor car with cab, T is a trailer car and M is the motor car without cab. Each motor car has two AC traction motors. Coaster Cab Car #2306 at downtown San Diego. ... A custom made camper trailer A boat on a trailer The same trailer empty A Trailer is an unpowered vehicle pulled by a powered vehicle. ... Coaster Cab Car #2306 at downtown San Diego. ... City lights viewed in a motion blurred exposure. ... Traction motor typically refers to those motors that are used to power the driving wheels of a railroad locomotive, electrical multi-unit train (such as a subway or light rail vehicle train), or a tram. ...


In Set XXX, the road number of a DM car is 1XXX, the road number of a T car is 2XXX and the road number of an M car is 3XXX. The table below shows the set numbers of the heavy-capacity car types, which include Types C301, C321, C341 and C371.


The configuration of a 6-car train is DM-T-M-M-T-DM. There are no doors between cars. Passage links between cars are provided so that passengers can pass between cars safely. For example, if the car numbers of a C301 train is 1001-2001-3001-3015-2015-1015, two C301 sets 001 and 015 form this train.


A single set cannot be in revenue service except C371 single sets 397-399, where their M car is exactly a DM car despite its car number being 3XXX. These single sets run exclusively on Xinbeitou Branch Line and Xiaobitan Branch Line. Before the C371 single sets were in revenue service on July 22, 2006, the M cars of C301 sets 013-014 were converted to temporary cab cars to run the Xinbeitou Branch Line. is the 203rd day of the year (204th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


Each heavy-capacity train is operated by a train operator on board. These cars are computer-controlled. The operator, who is both motorman and conductor, is responsible for opening and closing the doors and making special announcements occasionally. The overall computer-controlled system is known as Automatic Train Control (ATC). ATC controls all train movements - braking, acceleration and speed control, but can be manually overridden by the operator in the case of an emergency. In each cab there is a fully digital console with all of the appropriate controls. A motorman is the person who operates an electrified trolley car, tram, light rail, or rapid transit train. ... A train Conductor // The Conductor is the railway employee charged with the management of a freight, passenger, or various other types of train, and is also the direct supervisor of the trains Train Crew (brakeman, flagman, ticket collector, assistant conductor, on board service personnel). ... Automatic Train Control (ATC) is a safety system for railways, ensuring the safe and smooth operation of trains on ATC-enabled lines. ...


Table of Rolling Stock

Car
Type
Year
Built
Builder Car
Length/
Width/
Height
Seating
Capacity

Per Car
Total
Capacity
Per Car
Max.
Speed
Fleet
Total
Car Numbers Lines
Currently On
Denotes
VAL
256
1993 Matra 13.78 m/
2.56 m/
3.53 m
24 114 80
km/h
102 MP 1-51[2] Muzha Line 2-Car Set
 ??? 2006- Bombardier 13.78 m/
2.54 m/
3.53 m
20 142 80
km/h
202 Muzha Line
Neihu Line
2-Car Set
C301 1992-
1993
URC
(Subsidiary
of Kawasaki)
23.5 m/
3.2 m/
3.6 m
60 368 90
km/h
132 1001-1044 (DM[3])
2001-2044 (T[4])
3001-3044 (M[5])
All Heavy-
Capacity Lines
3-Car Set (DM-T-M)[6]
Set no.: 001-044
C321 1997-
1999
Siemens AG 23.5 m/
3.2 m/
3.6 m
60 368 90
km/h
216 1101-1172 (DM)
2101-2172 (T)
3101-3172 (M)
All Heavy-
Capacity Lines
3-Car Set (DM-T-M)[7]
Set no.: 101-172
C341 2003 Siemens AG 23.5 m/
3.2 m/
3.6 m
60 368 90
km/h
36 1201-1212 (DM)
2201-2212 (T)
3201-3212 (M)
Banqiao –
Nangang Line

Tucheng Line
3-Car Set (DM-T-M)[8]
Set no.: 201-212
C371 2005- Kawasaki 23.5 m/
3.2 m/
3.6 m
60 368 90
km/h
321 1301-1338,
1397-1399,
1401-1466 (DM)
2301-2338,
2397-2399,
2401-2466 (T)
3301-3338,
3397-3399,[9]
3401-3466 (M)
All Heavy-
Capacity Lines
3-Car Set (DM-T-M)[10]
Set no.: 301-338,
397-399, 401-466

Seating capacity refers to the number of people who can be seated in a specific space, either in terms of the space available, or in terms of limitations set by law. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Mécanique Avion TRAction or Matra is a French company covering a wide range of activities mainly related to aeronautics and weaponry which today operates as the Lagardère Group. ... The Muzha Line is a line of the Taipei Rapid Transit System. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Bombardier Transportation is the rail equipment division of the Bombardier group. ... The Muzha Line is a line of the Taipei Rapid Transit System. ... The Neihu Line is the extension of the Muzha Line on the Taipei Rapid Transit System . ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... Siemens AG (ISIN: DE0007236101, FWB: SIE, NYSE: SI) is one of the worlds largest companies and Europes largest engineering firm. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 2003 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Siemens AG (ISIN: DE0007236101, FWB: SIE, NYSE: SI) is one of the worlds largest companies and Europes largest engineering firm. ... The Bannan Line (Banqiao (Banciao) / Nangang Line, Traditional Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: bÇŽnnánxiàn; Tongyong Pinyin: bÇŽn-nán-siàn) is a combination name of two Taipei Rapid Transit System lines, consisting of: Banqiao (Banciao) Line Nangang Line Category: ... The Tucheng Line is the extension of the Banqiao (Banciao) /Nangang Line on the Taipei Rapid Transit System . ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. ...

Other information

Source

Xiaobitan station
Xiaobitan station
Wanfang Hospital station entrance
Wanfang Hospital station entrance
  • Vehicle Contractors:
Initial Systems & Trains: Nissho Iwai American Corporation, Kawasaki Rolling Stock, Matra.
New Systems & Trains: Siemens AG, SGP, Union Carriage.
  • Costs:
Initial Construction (1990 - 2000): US$18 Billion
Second Phase Construction (allocated in 2003): US$13.8 Billion
  • Network Information:
  • Medium-Capacity Metro Segment (Muzha Line):
System: VAL 256 Medium capacity trains, rubber tires, automatic computer control.
Maximum Speed: 80 km/hour
Maximum Capacity per Train Car: 114
  • Heavy-Capacity Metro Segments (All other lines):
System: 1,435 mm track, third rail current collection system at 750V DC, on-board train operator.
Maximum Speed: 80 km/hour
Maximum Capacity per Train Car: 368

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See also

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References and notes

  1. ^ Daily ridership counts: June 2007. Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (2007-07-05). Retrieved on 2007-07-17.
  2. ^ Actually set number. MP stands for married pair. Cars in the 2-car set share the same road number.
  3. ^ DM: motor car with cab.
  4. ^ T: trailer car.
  5. ^ M: motor car without cab.
  6. ^ 2 C301 sets per train in revenue service. Before C371 single sets 397-399 were in service, the M cars of Sets 013 and 014 were temporarily converted to cab cars to run as single sets.
  7. ^ 2 C321 sets per train in revenue service.
  8. ^ 2 C341 sets per train in revenue service.
  9. ^ Cars 3397-3399 also have cabs. C371 single sets 397-399 currently run on Xinbeitou Branch Line and Xiaobitan (Siaobitan) Branch Line.
  10. ^ 2 C371 sets per train in revenue service except Sets 397-399, which can run as single sets.

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External links

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