THSR to cut ticket price on Taipei-Kaoh­si­ung route

The China Post - - LOCAL -

Tai­wan High Speed Rail (THSR,

) an­nounced yesterday af­ter its board meet­ing that the THSR will be con­duct­ing a NT$30 bil­lion fi­nance im­prove­ment plan and the ticket price for Taipei to Kaoh­si­ung trips, cur­rently at NT$1,630, will be re­duced to NT$1,490 start­ing from Dec. 1.

The spokesman of the THSR said be­cause three new sta­tions Miaoli, Yulin and Changhua will be op­er­a­tional at the end of the year, there­fore, it is nec­es­sary to re­duce THSR fares at the same time. The price ad­just­ment will be re­ported to the Min­istry of Eco­nomic Af­fairs and await for the min­istry’s ap­proval.

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