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Taichung metro step closer to train-testing by year end - A380Lover - 17 March 2016

Taichung metro step closer to train-testing by year end
From: Focus Taiwan News Channel
Date: 17/03/16

Taipei, March 16 (CNA) Taichung recently completed the installation of the first unit of power supply equipment for its metro line, paving the way for planned testing of trains later this year, a city official said Wednesday.

The equipment, a gas-insulated switchgear, was installed in the Beitun depot and is a key part of the power supply system for the metro line, said Wang Yi-chuan (王義川), head of the Taichung City Transportation Bureau.

The next step will be connecting the wires and cables, so that electricity can be transmitted for testing of the metro line's engineering systems, including the trains, according to the bureau.

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