由日立軌道義大利公司（Hitachi Rail Italy, HRI）所打造的環狀線首列車於今年8/30在義大利Reggio Calabria出廠，歷經45天海上旅程於11/24抵達台灣。本列車屬於中運量無人駕駛系統，配有17列車。車廂間有走道貫通、加大車窗面積並附有行李置放區，人性化且寬敞舒適的空間令人期待；而車身黃、白、黑三色搭配的塗裝以及傾斜式20度的流線設計則充分展現義大利的工藝印象。
封面照片來源：Hitachi Rail Italy
The first Italian made train to run on the Taipei Metro Circular Line made debut on 12/12, the director of the Italian Trade Agency Taipei office, Mrs. Chiara Petrò, was also invited to join in the ceremony.
The first train for the circular line constructed by Italian Hitachi Rail Italy (HRI) was completed and unveiled on 30/8 of 2016 in Reggio Calabria, and after a 45-day ocean journey it arrived in Taiwan on 24/11. The train is a driverless medium-capacity rapid transit system, equipped with 17 trains. Each car consists of four carriages with walkways between each of the carriages. In addition, spacious interiors with an area for the luggage provide convenience to the passengers; while the front car features a streamlined shape that is tilted 20 degrees and the design combination of yellow, white and black paints represent well the excellence of Italian crafts.
Photography courtesy of Hitachi Rail Italy