Former Taipei Railway Workshop Site

Local name臺北機廠鐵道博物館園區
LocationXinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan

The Taipei Railway Workshop was the largest workshop of Taiwan Railways Administration. For decades it manufactured and maintained thousands of railway vehicles. The Workshop was established in 1935 replacing the original workshop, which had become became inadequate. It was the largest railway workshop ever built in Taiwan. The Governor-General of Taiwan recognized its establishment as celebrating the Empire of Japan ruling Taiwan for 40 years.The 16.82-hectare site on Civic Boulevard was the largest and oldest of its kind on the island. It closed in 2012. It was constructed in 1930 and features distinctive structures such as a 168-meter-long train assembly shed. The operation was transferred to TRA Fugang Vehicle Depot. The workshop was recognized as an "official national historic site" in 2015. The government of Taiwan says it is planning to transform the facility into a railway museum.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taipei_Railway_Workshop

Official Website https://trw.moc.gov.tw/

Coordinates 25°2'45.762" N 121°33'50.185" E

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