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railway to Alishan

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railway to Alishan

Is the railway to Alishan reopened? We are tyring to find the easiest way to get to Alishan from Taipei.

Thanks for any suggestions

Singapore, Singapore
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1. Re: railway to Alishan

Alishan railway serving Chiayi and Alishan has yet to re-open.

Easiest way is probably by HSR train to Chiayi Station and transfer to Taiwan Tourist Shuttle bus to Alishan.

Singapore
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2. Re: railway to Alishan

Is Alisha affected by the recent typhoon? plan to go first week of Nov

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3. Re: railway to Alishan

Any update on the above? We'd like to take the Alishan Forest railway on December 3 or so....thanks.

Singapore, Singapore
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4. Re: railway to Alishan

Alishan railway serving Chiayi and Alishan has yet to re-open.

Hsinchu County...
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5. Re: railway to Alishan

Time to dig this up. I saw on the news part of the track is now open, but it is hard to find info in English. Does anyone know what part of the line is open and how to book tickets for the train?

Thanks in advance!

Taipei
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6. Re: railway to Alishan

The main line of Alisan Forest Railway Train is open between Chiayi Railway Station & Fenchichu Railway station

The ticket information:

www.railway.gov.tw/tw/Alishan/page5.html (Sorry,Only Chinese)

2 ways to buy the tickets.

1.Order by Phone

Book 5 days~15 days in advance

Service Hours:8:00 ~ 16:00

Tel:(05)2256918

Remit within 3 days after booking

2.On Spot

I have ask the staff. They will reserve some tickets for spot, but not many.

The tickets reserved is less then 10.

Suggestion: Visit on weekday.

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Taiwan Itinerary http://taiwan-itinerary.blogspot.tw

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7. Re: railway to Alishan

Great info! thanks!

8. Re: railway to Alishan

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