Taipei’s newest metro line now open for business

The Ximending fashion and nightlife district.

Ximending district, Taipei. Image by Antonio Tajuelo / CC BY 2.0

A new metro line has opened on Taipei’s MRT system. The new Songshan line connects the busy Ximending fashion and nightlife district with Songshan railway station, which serves trains to destinations in western Taiwan. Around 345,000 passengers used the line on its opening day on Saturday, and the line is free-of-charge until 14 December. Read more:

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