Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit
- Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit
About KMRT & Light Rail
About Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit (KMRT)
With the completion of Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit (KMRT) in March, 2008, visitors are now offered with great ease in transportation to discover the major areas and beauties of Kaohsiung. Dome of Light, Sizih Bay (Sizihwan), Tuntex Sky Tower, Central Park and many other notable Kaohsiung attractions can be accessed through a short ride on Kaohsiung MRT.
Two of Kaohsiung MRT stations, Formosa Boulevard Station and Central Park Station, were ranked among the top 50 most beautiful subway systems in the world by Metrobits.org. Also, the two stations respectively are ranked as the 2nd and the 4th among the top 15 most beautiful subway stops in the world by a well-known travel website BootsnAll.
About Kaohsiung Light Rail System
Kaohsiung Light Rail System is the first light rail system in Taiwan. The Light Rail, also known as Circular Line, interchange with both the Orange and Red MRT lines, which bisect the city and meet at Formosa Boulevard in the city center. With the launch of Kaohsiung's light rail loop and its planned integration with the Kaohsiung MRT, the effectiveness of Kaohsiung's public transportation system is expected to advance. In addition, light rail trains have low floors, providing a disabled-friendly riding environment that helps promote public use of mass transportation.
Stage 1 construction consists of a section of line from Station C1 to Station C14, where Stations C3 and C14 are the transfer stations to Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit system's Red Line and Orange Line, respectively. The line begins at Lizihnei, following the harbour side and serving business districts, major shopping centers, education institutes, a stadium, the exhibition center, and museums before reaching Hamaxing. The line will be a fully catenary-free route.
Kaohsiung MRT Lines
Red Line - MRT Siaogang Station to MRT Gangshan South Station
Kaohsiung MRT Red Line, consisted of 24 MRT stations from MRT Siaogang Station to MRT Gangshan South Station, is Kaohsiung MRT’s major line with KMRT Formosa Boulevard Station in the center where the Red and Orange subway lines meet.
Orange Line - MRT Sizihwan Station to MRT Daliao Station
Kaoshiung MRT Orange Line is consisted of 14 stations from MRT Sizihwan Station to MRT Daliao Station. The line bypasses a number of Kaohsiung notable attractions and meets Red line at the MRT Formosa Boulevard Station.
Service Hours :06:00-23:00 (Peak hours: 6 minute intervals/ Off-peak hours: 10 minute intervals)
|Types of Tickets||Price||Important Notice|
|Ticket issued by KRTC|
|Single Journey Ticket||According to the Fare Map announced above automatic ticket issuing machines||
|Cyclist Ticket||TWD 100 each (Preferential fare is TWD 60 each)||
|Group Ticket||Fare rate at 20% less than Fare Map||
|One-Day Pass||TWD 150||
|Two-Day Pass||TWD 250||
|Ticket issued by iPASS Corporation|
Note: Terms, card regulations and fares of Kaohsiung MRT may be adjusted without prior notices. Please visit the official website of Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit for more information.