Deputy Minister Chih-Ku Fan of MOTC inspected the main Line signaling dynamic test of section one on February 24th. The inspection was accompanied by our bureau's Acting Director General Hsiang-Lin Hu, Acting Chief Engineer Ching-Chih Chen, the directors of the Third Division, Fourth Division and MRT Engineering Office. The Deputy Minister also invited managers and relevant staff from TRA Electrical Dept., Operation Dept., Dispatch General Dept., etc. to participate in this on-site inspection.
Acting Director Mr. Chen of MRT Engineering Office guided Deputy Minister Mr. Fan through the transfer underpass between HSR Taoyuan Station (A18) of TIAA MRT Project and HSR Taoyuan Station of the HSR. After visiting and listening to the presentation on the tranfer route plan of the underpass, the inspection then took place on the ride on EMU from Taoyuan Sports Park Station (A19) to Huanbei Station (A21). The Deputy Minister managed to have an on-site perspective on the Main Line Signaling Dynamic Test from the EMU ride. The last stop of the inspection tour was at the Operation Control Center of Chingpu Depot, which the inspection group watched the video presentation about TIAA MRT constructions and took time exchanging perspectives.
Deputy Minister Mr. Fan appreciated the workforce of their hard work and approved of the construction achievements that are made. He especially requested BOHSR to supervise construction companies on construction progress, handle responsibility distribution between local authorities and operation units, and efficiently finish all preparation work such as transfer route plans and contingency transfers before formal operation. Most importantly, the goal is to start operation on schedule to provide convenient service of Airport transportation to the public.