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[Taiwan Immigrants’ Global News Network]The 50-year-old "Breezy Blue Express" is the only train in Taiwan that does not equip with air conditioner, and the windows and doors in the trains can be opened manually. When the windows are opened, the natural wind blows, and the view of the vast sea and lush mountains makes one feel cheerful, so it is known as "Worry Relief Train". After being suspended in 2020, it has been changed to the sightseeing train " Breezy Blue Express ", which will officially make its maiden voyage on October 23rd , 2021. In this episode of the “New Immigrants in Taiwan” column accepted the invitation of the YouTube channel "laowaizaiganma(老外在幹嘛)" Boris from Malaysia, Christina from Hungary, Rinko from Japan and Marek from the Czech Republic took the Taiwan Railway together. Take the oldest sightseeing train " Breezy Blue Express" and experience the travel itinerary of southern Taiwan.
Boris from Malaysia, Christina from Hungary, Rinko from Japan and Marek from the Czech Republic took the Taiwan Railway together. Take the oldest sightseeing train " Breezy Blue Express" and experience the travel itinerary of southern Taiwan. (Photo / Authorized & Provided by老外在幹嘛)
The "peacock blue" of the original impression has been replaced by a new appearance for "Breezy Blue Express." It adopts the most authentic "romantic blue," which simply echoes the blue sky and sea from Fangliao to Taitung, in order to recreate the most original style. The only existing train with a blue appearence in Taiwan Railway. The train still has its original hanging rotatry electric fan, giving it a retro appearance. Rinko and his buddies sat on the green seats, capturing the authentic interior design and retro ambiance as they traveled.
The train still has its original hanging rotatry electric fan, giving it a retro appearance. (Photo / Authorized & Provided by老外在幹嘛)
"Why there is a power outage?" When the train passed through the longest central tunnel of the South Link Line, the entire railway carriage suddenly went dark. Rinko thought it was a power outage at first, but after the guide on the train explained, he realized that it was to surprise the passengers. In the tunnel, the car lights will switch to yellow, making the day seem to suddenly turn into night.
Four foreign friends sat by the window and enjoyed the TR bento together. Seeing the boundless blue ocean outside the window, the sea water and the sky merged into one, and it felt like the train was floating on the sea. Christina from Hungary, who had never seen a sea view in her own country, exclaimed in surprise, "It's so beautiful!" and admitted that she was really intimidated by the scenery. Marek, who is from the Czech Republic, also said that there is no seaside in his home country, and it is great to see such beautiful scenery in Taiwan.
Rinko (middle) and his buddies sat on the green seats, capturing the authentic interior design and retro ambiance as they traveled. (Photo / Authorized & Provided by老外在幹嘛)
They passed Duoliang Station along the way, and also saw the "Jinlun Bridge", known as the most beautiful viaduct in Taiwan. This bridge is located in Jinlun Village, Taimali Township, Taitung County. It was officially opened for traffic in 2017. After getting off the train in Taimali, four of them came to the famous highway grade crossing(台版櫻木花道平交道), and spent an unforgettable railway journey by visited the tribe and experience the tribal cuisine and culture.