Taiwan High Speed Rail

THSRHigh Speed RailHigh-speed railHSRTaiwan High Speed Rail CorporationHigh Speed Rail systemhigh-speed railwayTaiwan HSR
Taiwan High Speed Rail (abbreviated THSR or HSR) is a high-speed rail line that runs approximately 350 km, along the west coast of Taiwan, from the capital Taipei to the southern city of Kaohsiung.wikipedia
256 Related Articles

Taipei

Taipei CityTaipei, TaiwanTaihoku
Taiwan High Speed Rail (abbreviated THSR or HSR) is a high-speed rail line that runs approximately 350 km, along the west coast of Taiwan, from the capital Taipei to the southern city of Kaohsiung.
Railways, high-speed rail, highways, airports, and bus lines connect Taipei with all parts of the island.

Kaohsiung

TakaoKaohsiung CityKaohsiung, Taiwan
Taiwan High Speed Rail (abbreviated THSR or HSR) is a high-speed rail line that runs approximately 350 km, along the west coast of Taiwan, from the capital Taipei to the southern city of Kaohsiung.
The Taiwan High Speed Rail also provides fast and frequent railway connection to Taipei.

Eurotrain

THSRC's bid was based on the high-speed technology platform of Eurotrain, a joint venture between GEC-Alsthom, the main maker of the French TGV, and Siemens, the main maker of the German ICE, while CHSRC's bid was based on Japanese Shinkansen technology supplied by Taiwan Shinkansen Consortium (TSC), a joint venture of Japanese companies.
In 1997, it was one of two competitors to supply the core system of Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR), and it was awarded the status of preferred bidder by concessionaire THSRC.

THSR 700T

700T700T series700T Series Shinkansen
Taiwan High Speed Rail started operation with 30 THSR 700T trainsets supplied by a consortium led by Kawasaki Heavy Industries.
The THSR 700T is the high-speed electric multiple unit trainset derived from the Japanese Shinkansen family for Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR), Taiwan's high-speed rail line.

High-speed rail

high-speedhigh-speed trainhigh-speed railway
Taiwan High Speed Rail (abbreviated THSR or HSR) is a high-speed rail line that runs approximately 350 km, along the west coast of Taiwan, from the capital Taipei to the southern city of Kaohsiung.
Taiwan High Speed Rail's first and only HSR line opened for service on 5 January 2007, using Japanese trains with a top speed of 300 km/h.

Shinkansen

bullet trainbullet trainshigh-speed lines
THSRC's bid was based on the high-speed technology platform of Eurotrain, a joint venture between GEC-Alsthom, the main maker of the French TGV, and Siemens, the main maker of the German ICE, while CHSRC's bid was based on Japanese Shinkansen technology supplied by Taiwan Shinkansen Consortium (TSC), a joint venture of Japanese companies. The system is based primarily on Japan's Shinkansen.
* 700T series (Taiwan High Speed Rail, a.k.a. Taiwan Shinkansen): The first Shinkansen type exported outside Japan.

Taiwan Miracle

economic miraclerapid economic growtheconomic boom
Taiwan's rapid economic growth during the latter half of the twentieth century led to saturation of highways, conventional rail, and air traffic systems in the western transport corridor, which threatened to impede further growth.
The completion of the Taiwan High Speed Rail service connecting all major cities on the western coast, from Taipei to Kaohsiung is considered to be a major addition to Taiwan's transportation infrastructure.

Banqiao station

BanqiaoBanciaoMRT Banqiao Station
The stations in Taipei and Banqiao were rented from the TRA by THSRC.
Banqiao is a railway and metro station in New Taipei, Taiwan served by Taiwan High Speed Rail, TRA and Taipei Metro.

Shalun line

Shalun
Shalun Line for Tainan opened on January 2, 2011,
It was built to link the Western Line to the Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) Tainan Station, speeding up transit times between downtown Tainan and the THSR station, with services running from Nanke railway station or Tainan TRA station to Shalun Station, next to the THSR station.

Taoyuan HSR station

TaoyuanTaoyuan StationHSR Taoyuan Station Plaza
The Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Taichung, Chiayi, Tainan and Zuoying stations were built during the first phase by THSRC.
Taoyuan HSR is a railway and metro station in Taoyuan, Taiwan served by Taiwan High Speed Rail and Taoyuan Airport MRT, and is also known as Qingpu Station.

Taiwan Railways Administration

TRATaiwan RailwaysTaiwan Government Railway
The stations in Taipei and Banqiao were rented from the TRA by THSRC.
The US$14.5 billion standard gauge high-speed rail (HSR) line was built and operated by a separate public-private partnership under a 35-year concession, but TRA provides feeder services to HSR terminals.

Liujia line

Liujia
Liujia Line for Hsinchu opened on November 11, 2011.
It was built to link the Western Line to the THSR's Hsinchu Station, speeding up transit times between the two forms of rail service and, by extension, downtown Hsinchu City.

Hsinchu HSR station

Hsinchu StationHsinchu
The Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Taichung, Chiayi, Tainan and Zuoying stations were built during the first phase by THSRC. Liujia Line for Hsinchu opened on November 11, 2011.
Hsinchu is a railway station in Hsinchu County, Taiwan served by Taiwan High Speed Rail.

Chiayi HSR station

Chiayi StationChiayiChiayi High Speed Rail Station
The Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Taichung, Chiayi, Tainan and Zuoying stations were built during the first phase by THSRC.
Chiayi is a railway station in Chiayi County, Taiwan served by Taiwan High Speed Rail.

Tainan HSR station

TainanTainan StationTainan High-Speed Rail Station
Shalun Line for Tainan opened on January 2, 2011, The Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Taichung, Chiayi, Tainan and Zuoying stations were built during the first phase by THSRC.
Tainan is a railway station in Tainan, Taiwan served by Taiwan High Speed Rail, and is connected to station for TRA services.

Nangang station

NangangNankang
The line opened for service on January 5, 2007, with trains running at a top speed of 300 km/h, currently running from Nangang to Zuoying in as little as 1 hour and 45 minutes, reaching almost 90% of Taiwan's population. Most southbound trains originate from Nangang station and most northbound trains originate from Zuoying; however, a few trains operate just between Nangang and Taichung or between Taichung and Zuoying.
Nangang is a railway and metro station in Taipei, Taiwan served by Taiwan High Speed Rail, Taiwan Railways Administration and Taipei Metro.

Taichung HSR station

Taichung StationTaichungTaichung THSR station
The Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Taichung, Chiayi, Tainan and Zuoying stations were built during the first phase by THSRC. Most southbound trains originate from Nangang station and most northbound trains originate from Zuoying; however, a few trains operate just between Nangang and Taichung or between Taichung and Zuoying.
Taichung is a railway station in Taichung, Taiwan served by Taiwan High Speed Rail, with a connection to Xinwuri Station for TRA services.

Taichung Metro

MRTRed LineTaichung MRT green line
Original plans included 15 stations and a depot, but because of pressure from the Taichung City Government the station count was increased to 18. It will stretch from Songzhu Road in Beitun District of Taichung along Beitun Road, Wenxin Road, and Wenxin South Road to the High Speed Rail Station in the Wuri District.

Yunlin HSR station

YunlinYunlin Station
The construction of the second phase THSR stations, namely Yunlin, Miaoli and Changhua, commenced on January 15, January 28, and February 16th, 2013, respectively.
Yunlin is a railway station in Yunlin County, Taiwan served by Taiwan High Speed Rail.

Miaoli HSR station

Miaoli StationMiaoli
The construction of the second phase THSR stations, namely Yunlin, Miaoli and Changhua, commenced on January 15, January 28, and February 16th, 2013, respectively.
Miaoli is a railway station in Miaoli County, Taiwan served by Taiwan High Speed Rail.

Changhua HSR station

ChanghuaChanghua Station
The construction of the second phase THSR stations, namely Yunlin, Miaoli and Changhua, commenced on January 15, January 28, and February 16th, 2013, respectively.
Changhua is a railway station in Changhua County, Taiwan served by Taiwan High Speed Rail.

Taipei main station

Taipeimain railway stationTaipei railway station
The stations in Taipei and Banqiao were rented from the TRA by THSRC.
Taipei or Taipei main station is a railway and metro station in Taipei, Taiwan served by Taiwan High Speed Rail, TRA and Taipei Metro.

Wuri District

WuriWuri (Wurih) Wuri Township
It is located in Wuri District, 8 km from downtown.
THSR Taichung Station

List of longest bridges

longest bridgelongest bridges in the worldlongest bridge in the world
It was the second longest bridge in the world as of 2017.

Tianzhong