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Taipei Metro

Summary
Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), branded as Metro Taipei,tw is a rapid transit system serving the areas of Taipei (Capital city) and New Taipei in Taiwan, operated by the government-owned Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Taipei Metro was the first metro system ever built in Taiwan. The initial network was approved for construction in 1986 and work began two years later. It began operations on March 28, 1996, and by 2000, 62 stations were in service across three main lines. Over the next nine years, the number of passengers had increased by 70%. Since 2008, the network has expanded to 131 stations and the passenger count has grown by another 96%, making it one of the world's busiest metro systems. The system has been praised by locals for its effectiveness in relieving growing traffic congestion in Taipei and its surrounding satellite towns, with over two million trips made daily. History Proposal and construction The idea of constructing
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