Taichung’s elevated railway to be in service by year end

Taiwan-taichung elevated railway_201503170013t0001A 21.7km elevated railway project being built in Taichung City (Taiwan) is expected to be in service by the end of the year, the Railway Reconstruction Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications announced. The elevated railway, costing about NT $37.24 billion (US$ 1.18 billion), was designed to replace the current ground level railway line that runs through the downtown area of the city. The project will eliminate 17 railroad crossings, 18 underpasses and three overpasses, freeing the city from the gridlock caused by the existing railway.
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