The Kaohsiung Metropolitan MRT System Route ( Yellow Line )" is the prioritized construction for the MRT network planned by the Kaohsiung City Government and is also one of the Forward-looking Railway Construction Projects. Kaohsiung City Government implemented the feasibility study of this project in accordance with the Guidelines for Application and Review of Plans for Mass Rapid Transit System Construction Projects promulgated by MOTC and has reported to MOTC twice on Mar. 27, and May 19, 2017 respectively. After reviewed by the MOTC, the government revised the document according to the documentation review comments from relevant units. The government resubmitted the document to MOTC again on Nov 10 of the same year in which the MOTC handed to BOHSR for further review.
This project composed two parts, Jiangong-Minzu Line and Chengching-Wujia Line with total length of 21.22 km, which goes through Fengshan District, Niaosong District, Xinxing District, Sanmin District, Lingya District and Qianzhen District, the core districts in Kaohsiung City. In order to clarify and discuss the review comments, BOHSR convened the preliminary review on Dec. 22, 2017, which was hosted by Chief Engineer Wei-Li Chung, and invited relevant agencies of the Executive Yuan and the relevant departments of the MOTC to the meeting. Prior to the meeting, on Dec.20 Chief Engineer Wei-Li Chung led a team for an onsite inspection and was guided by the Kaohsiung City Government through designed routes, stations, depot locations, transfer directions and relevant details.
After the onsite inspection and preliminary meeting, BOHSR has requested Kaohsiung City Government to revise the feasibility study report according to comments by the participating units and resubmit to MOTC for subsequent review.