On Oct. 21, 2016, Minister Ho Chen,Tan of MOTC and Mayor Wen-Tsan Cheng of Taoyuan City Government attended the 4th meeting of "TIAA MRT Operation Promotion Task Force" to encourage participating experts and relevant units and anticipate to achieve full operation as soon as possible under consistent goal and cooperation of the TIAA MRT team.
Currently, the TIAA MRT System has been confirmed of system safety by the TIAA MRT Supervision Committee and full operation will be implemented after completion of stability test, simulation exercises and the final inspection. To properly and efficiently handle the suggestions and impact factors of the operation proposed by the Supervision Committee, MOTC and Taoyuan City Government together established the "TIAA MRT Operation Promotion Task Force". The Task Force meetings were held on every two weeks with Political Deputy Minister of MOTC, Kwo-Tsai Wang, and Deputy Mayor of Taoyuan City Government, Ming-De Wang as hosts. The first task force meeting was held on Sep.7, 2016 and 12 of the 30 suggestion issues have already been resolved up to the 4th meeting. In addition, under the efforts of Taoyuan Metro Corporation, contractors and BOHSR, the overall system stability has improved greatly. The 7-consecutive-day system availability has reached approximately 99%, meeting the standard, comparing to 98% in August this year. Currently, the entire TIAA MRT team is continuing to evaluate and making improvements to the system anticipating passing the stability test as soon as possible. On the other hand, Taoyuan Metro is simultaneously implementing the simulating practices.
BOHSR will continue to supervise and assist related units in achieving the regulations listed in Principal Application Procedures for Mass Rapid Transit Inspection and implement final inspection of the system to soon provide convenient TIAA MRT services to the public.