Taipei-Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) tickets for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival and the Double Ten Day long weekend holiday are to go on sale from Wednesday.
This year, the mid-Autumn, or moon festival, is to be held Oct. 4, while the Double-Ten National Day long weekend will be from Oct.7-10.
From Oct. 3-11, 95 services heading south and 99 services heading north will be added to the total number of 1,390 services slated to operate during the festive period.
According to a press release from the THSR, 656 of the 1,390 services will be applicable for early bird discounts accounting for 47 percent of the sales.
The discounts, of either 35 percent, 20 percent or 10 percent, will depend on the number of days prior to the purchase of tickets.
In addition, starting from Oct. 3, services originally scheduled to set off at 6 a.m. will leave 10 minutes earlier to include additional stops at the Yunlin and Changhua stations.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel