Tickets for THSR trains during 228 holiday go on sale Friday

Taiwan High-Speed Rail (THSR,台灣高鐵) announced Wednesday that it would run 102 extra trains. (NOWnews)

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan High-Speed Rail (THSR,台灣高鐵) announced Wednesday that it would run 102 extra trains — 49 southbound and 53 northbound — from Feb. 26-March 2 to meet a surge in demand over the 3-day-long 228 Peace Memorial Day holiday (Feb.27-March 1) 

THSR will offer 838 train trips in total during Feb. 26-March 2 and the tickets will go on sale starting from 12 a.m. on Jan. 29.   

The non-reserved tickets will be available during the Peace Memorial Day holiday, THSR added.   

Passengers must wear a mask when they enter a THSR station (including lobbies and ticket counters) and throughout the journey. You will also have their body temperature taken upon entrance.  

Meanwhile, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA,台鐵) announced Saturday that it would provide an extra 116 trains from Feb. 26-March 2.  

Tickets will go on sale to the public from 12 a.m. on Jan. 29.