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1. The validity period of pass usage:
1. Foreign student: every day.
2. Domestic student:
(1)Winter period:15th January ~ 15th March.
(2)Summer period:15th June ~ 15th September.
2. Type and price:
1. 5-day pass: $599.
2. 7-day pass: $799.
3. 10-day pass: $1,098 (Only foreign student permit).
Type/Group Domestic student Foreign student
5-day pass
7-day pass
10-day pass
NOTE:○permit to purchase every day、●permit to purchase on winter/summer vacation、◎Not allow purchase.
3. Train accommodations:
During its period of validity it can be used for an unlimited number of journeys on Chu Kuang Express, Fu Hsing Semi-express or local trains.
4. Points of Sale for the TR-Pass (Student):
Taitung、Yuli、Shoufeng、Zhixue、Ji’an、Hualien、Xincheng、Su’ao、Luodong、Yilan、Jiaoxi、Toucheng、Fulong、Ruifang、Keelung、Badu、Qidu、Xizhi、Nangang Songshan、Taipei、Wanhua、Banqiao、Shulin、Shanjia、Yingge、Taoyuan、Neili、Zhongli、Puxin、Yangmei、Hukou、Xinfeng、Zhubei、Hsinchu、Zhunan、Houlong、Tongxiao、Yuanli、Dajia、Shalu、Miaoli、Sanyi、Houli、Fengyuan、Tanzi、Taichung、Xinwuri、Changhua、Yuanlin、Tianzhong、Ershui、Douliu、Dounan、Dalin、Minxiong、Chiayi、Xinying、Longtian、Shanhua、Xinshi、Yongkang、Tainan、Bao’an、Zhongzhou、Dahu、Luzhu、Gangshan、Nanzi、Xinzuoying、Kaohsiung、Fengshan、Pingtung、Chaozhou、Fangliao.
5. Credentials:
1. Foreign student:
(1) Passport (Must)
(2) International Student Identity Card (ISIC) or The Youth Travel Card (international version, red version) published by YDA, Ministry of Education, Taiwan. (choose one)
Note:
The Youth Travel Card (National version) is forbidden.
Foreign student visiting Taiwan from abroad for sight-seeing.
2. Domestic student: (the same as Chinese version)
6. The period of sale:
1. Foreign student: 7 days before a starting date. (Example: A starting date is 7th July, you can purchase the pass during 1st July to 7th July).
2. Domestic student: 3 days before a starting date. (Example: A starting date is 7th July, you can purchase the pass during 5th July to 7th July).
Note:
If the passage takes the train with forbid pass, it will be regarded as travelling without a valid ticket and pay the excess fare with penalty.
7. Remark:
The TR-PASS (student version) is not valid for any seats on Tze-Chiang Limited Express (Including “TAROKO” and “PUYUMA” Limited Express), if you must be take Tze-Chiang Limited Express, should purchase other ticket.
8. The conditions of use:
1. During its period of validity it can be used for an unlimited number of journeys on Chu Kuang Express, Fu Hsing Semi-express or local trains. It cannot be used to travel on tourist trains, group e trains, special trains, cruise type trains or other trains designated by TRA. (These train numbers are showed on TRA’s website.) If the pass holder takes any of these trains it will be regarded as travelling without a valid ticket.
2. Seats will not be allocated on Chu Kuang Express, Fu Hsing Semi-express trains.
3. It is void without the name on the cover. The name must be writing on the train pass cover and the same as that of person using it. Please carry your student ID during the journey for inspection by station staff or train masters.
4. The expiry date of the pass cannot be changed. If trains do not run because of force majeure, for example a typhoon, the pass can be choose one of methods as following after verification by station staff or train masters.
(1) The ticket can be extended for one day.
(2) The value of unused period can be refunded.
5. If the record on the train pass cover is altered the pass will be rendered invalid and the ticked taken back.
6. Because there is no restriction on the numbers of journeys or sections, this pass cannot be returned after it is purchased. It also does not qualify for the TRA train delay compensation scheme.
7. This pass will not be replace if it is lost or stolen, so please take good care of it.
8. Don’t lean against the door and stand or sit at entrance.
9. Other matters not mentioned will be dealt with according to TRA regulations. The integral regulations show on the website.(http://www.railway.gov.tw/en/)
10. 10. The Traditional Chinese edition of these conditions shall have precedence over translations into other languages, which are made for convenience.
9. The forbidden list of trains with TR-PASS (student version):
Train type Train Number Note
Tourist trains 1、2、51、52 All class is forbidden.
Group trains 71、74、73、72 All class is forbidden.
others 606、655、607、751 Business class is forbidden.
All special trains, cruise type trains are forbidden.
 Source: Taiwan Railways Administration Website

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