The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) recently placed an order for new EMU900 trains to enhance the passenger experience and increase capacity. Director of the TRA’s Rolling Stock Department, Shv Ben Chen, provides an overview of the order and the benefits these new trains will bring.
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Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA)
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The Bank of Taiwan has awarded Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation (TISS) an order worth approximately 40 billion yen to deliver 68 electric locomotives to the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA).
The contract represents Stadler's first major tender for rolling stock within Asia.
Hitachi will contribute to the further development of Taiwan's rail infrastructure, working in accordance to TRA’s renewal plan.