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 2022-05-27 11:20 

Central News Agency

Bill to turn railways agency into public company clears Legislature - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, May 27 (CNA) The Legislative Yuan on Friday passed the third reading of a bill to transform Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) into a state-run corporation in 2024, amid public calls to reform the debt-ridden agency following two deadly train ac...

 2022-05-25 11:33 

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Railway union cancels Dragon Boat holiday strike after talks make progress - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, May 25 (CNA) The Taiwan Railway Labor Union (TRLU) announced Wednesday that it will cancel a planned strike on Dragon Boat Festival, after progress was made in negotiations with the transport ministry on a plan to corporatize the Taiwan Railways A...

 2022-05-09 10:54 

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake delays train services in Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, May 9 (CNA) A magnitude 6.1 earthquake that rocked Taiwan on Monday afternoon caused delays on the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) and Taoyuan International Airport MRT networks....

 2022-05-05 13:45 

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Train union plans to hold second strike on Dragon Boat Festival - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, May 5 (CNA) The Taiwan Railway Labor Union (TRLU) on Thursday said it plans to stage a strike during Dragon Boat Festival on June 3 as negotiations with the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) on a bill to turn the administration into a public co...

 2022-05-02 03:29 

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Train services resume following May Day walkout - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, May 2 (CNA) All of Taiwan Railways Administration's (TRA) services have resumed regular operations as of Monday, following a May Day strike....

 2022-05-01 08:17 

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Smooth travel reported islandwide despite TRA strike - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, May 1 (CNA) A strike by Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) drivers on Labor Day Sunday did not create traffic chaos as had been anticipated, as many people who intended to travel by train during the holiday seemed mostly to stay home or change t...

 2022-04-30 07:07 

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TRA to provide 18 commuter train runs on Labor Day despite strike - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 30 (CNA) The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) confirmed Saturday that it will offer 18 commuter train runs on Labor Day Sunday even as most TRA drivers go on strike....

 2022-04-29 11:36 

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Extra bus services to be provided on Labor Day due to TRA strike - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 29 (CNA) The Directorate General of Highways (DGH) on Friday said it has made arrangements to provide extra bus services for travelers in anticipation of an upcoming strike by Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) employees on May 1....

 2022-04-25 09:01 

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TRA holds drill to prepare for Labor Day service halt due to strike - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 25 (CNA) A drill involving the use of tour buses on east coast routes served by Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) trains was held Monday at Hualien Train Station as part of a contingency plan to tackle an upcoming strike by TRA employees ...

 2022-04-25 08:17 

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Taipei Senior Citizen Card could be used on TRA trains in future: Ko - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 25 (CNA) Registered Taipei residents who hold the city's Senior Citizen Card could in the future also use it to take free rides on trains operated by the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA), Mayor Ko Wen-je () said Monday....

 2022-04-24 08:52 

Central News Agency

TRA head confirms service suspension on Labor Day due to union protest - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) The head of Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) on Sunday confirmed that the administration's railway service will be suspended across Taiwan on Labor Day after most union drivers vowed not to work on the holiday because of a l...

 2022-04-22 11:36 

Central News Agency

Contingency plans for train union's Labor Day protest released - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 22 (CNA) The Transportation Ministry on Friday announced contingency plans to provide alternatives for travel on Labor Day after over 90 percent of Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) drivers vowed not to work on the holiday because of a la...

 2022-04-19 10:59 

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Union protest set to paralyze TRA services nationwide on Labor Day - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 19 (CNA) Following an earlier announcement that over 90 percent of Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) drivers have vowed not to work on Labor Day, to protest the government's proposed corporatization of the agency, a TRA official said ...

 2022-04-18 09:27 

Central News Agency

Firemen remove 1.5-meter long snake from express train - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 18 (CNA) A 1.5-meter long snake was removed by firemen Monday from a Tzechiang-class express train while on its way from Miaoli to Hualien, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said....

 2022-04-16 05:38 

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More than 12,000 TRA workers opt for day off on Labor Day - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 16 (CNA) More than 12,000 Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) employees, including 90 percent of its drivers, have vowed not to work on May 1, to protest against the government's proposal to corporatize the transportation agency, accord...

 2022-04-01 12:08 

Central News Agency

THSRC, TRA services interrupted after electric tower brought down - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 1 (CNA) Train services operated by Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC) and the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) were partly interrupted Friday when the demolition of a cement factory went wrong and brought down an electric tower in sout...

 2022-03-28 12:22 

Central News Agency

Vintage Tze-Chiang EMU1200 trains retired from tracks - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) The EMU1200 train used on certain Tze-Chiang Limited Express train routes over the past four decades made its final journey Monday, according to the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA)....

 2022-03-26 12:38 

Central News Agency

Final Fu-Hsing Semi Express train to bow out March 29 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 26 (CNA) Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said Saturday that its last Fu-Hsing Semi Express train, once the workhorse of the country's passenger railways, will be retired from service March 29....

 2022-03-03 15:27 

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Cabinet approves draft bill to make TRA a state-run corporation - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 3 (CNA) The Cabinet on Thursday approved a draft bill that seeks to convert Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) into a state-run corporation, as part of the government's wider efforts to reform the debt-ridden, antiquated agency....

 2022-03-02 11:30 

Central News Agency

TRA upgrades scenic train to 'five-star moving restaurant' - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 2 (CNA) Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) will upgrade a scenic train it operates in eastern Taiwan to include fine cuisine in a dining car touted as a...

 2022-02-13 08:16 

Central News Agency

TRA's 1st female station master at Taipei Main striving for better passenger service - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 13 (CNA) Hu Yung-chi ( ), the first woman to be appointed as station master in the Taiwan Railways Administration''s (TRA's) biggest hub, said her main goal is to offer more personalized and professional service to passengers....

 2022-02-11 10:09 

Central News Agency

Minister addresses TRA reform after premier meets victims' families - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 11 (CNA) Transportation Minister Wang Kwo-tsai () on Friday reaffirmed the government's commitment to reform Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) a day after Premier Su Tseng-chang () met with family members of passengers killed in a TRA ...

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