Routine Air Defense Exercise in Northern Taiwan on April 18, 2016

The Taipei City government has announced that an air defense exercise (Wan An No. 39) will be held from 1:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m., on Monday, April 18, 2016.  The exercise is scheduled for 30 minutes and will take place in northern Taiwan.  During the 30 minute exercise, the trains will be operating as usual.  However, passengers will not be able to exit the MRT station after they arrive on the train.  Please also note that vehicles cannot be driven on Taipei streets during the exercise (highways are not restricted).  If you happen to be outdoors when the alarm sounds, you (and your vehicle) will be required to pull to the side of the road and/or take cover nearby.  Please plan accordingly.