The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with DB International and DB Systemtechnik.
The German railway company is to send expert technical consultants to Taiwan, the TRA said.
TRA Director-General Chou Yung-hui said his agency is to send some staff to learn how DB transitioned from a state-run firm into a private joint-stock railway company. “We can learn a lot from DB’s experience,” Chou said. “For example, the railway in Berlin generates only 30 percent of its revenue from providing railway services. The majority of the firm’s revenue comes from its subsidiary businesses.”