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Taiwan Railways Administration

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Taiwan railway Railways Administration (TRA)tw is a railway operator in Taiwan. It is an agency of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications, responsible for managing, maintaining, and running conventional passenger and freight railway services on of track in Taiwan. Due to Taiwan's heavily urbanised landscape and high population density, railways have played an important part in domestic transportation since the late 19th century. Passenger traffic in 2018 was 231,267,955. The agency's headquarters are in Zhongzheng District, Taipei. Overview Railway services, between Keelung and Hsinchu, began in 1891 under China's Qing dynasty, because the railway was completely rebuilt and substantially expanded under the Imperial Taiwan Railways operated by Formosa's Japanese colonial government (1895–1945), the network's Japanese influence and heritage persists. Similarities between the TRA and the Japan Railways (JR) companies can be found in signal aspects, signage,
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