BOHSR Director General, Mr.Hsiang-Lin Hu, invited Mr. Nuan-Shuan Ho, President of Taoyuan Metro Corp., and their senior executives to visit the TIAA MRT Taipei Main Station (A1) on May 22, 2015 for comprehension on the current status of station's operational facilities and space allocation.
Representatives from Taoyuan Metro Corp. included the President, General Manager Mr. Chen, and senior staff from Operation Dept., Maintenance Dept. and Platform Operation Dept. The party was received by BOHSR representatives with Director General Hu leading Chief Engineer Chung, Deputy Chief Engineer Chen, staff from the Second Division, Fourth Division, Sixth Division, MRT Engineering Office, SC01 and SC02 consultants and Marubeni Corporation (E&M system contractor). DORTS also sent representatives leading with Chief Engineer Huang of North District Project Office Dept. and inclusive of staff and supervisors in the Third Branch, E&M Branch, CECI Consultants Inc. and civil engineering suppliers.
The guests were first assembled at the D1 construction entrance at Taipei Main Station (A1) and were briefed by the MRT Engineering Office regarding station environment. Next, they were guided on the scheduled tour to see the current construction status and be introduced of station designs. The tour started from the MRT Songshan G14 connection way at floor B2 through the taxi U turn & car pickup section at floor B1, in-town check-in counters in B1, Platform Operation Room (B1), District Head Room and other rooms in floor B1, the TRA connection way, the ceilinged area at B2, the B3 express train platform and the baggage handling restriction area. Then, the party was led back to the east surface floor C1 section and the No.4 emergency exit stairway at the basement temporary parking area. Lastly, they were led to the conference room at D1 construction section for summary and discussion with the civil engineering contractor, Fu Tsu Construction.
During final discussion, President Ho expressed affirmation to the team on the great job each has contributed to accomplish the construction work of such a complex station structure. In addition, participating guests contributed many valuable advices on operation, service, cleaning and maintenance that will be taken into reference for future improvements. The visit came to a successful end after the delightful and contributing discussion.