Today, when I passed by where the Aloha bus Hsinchu station used to be, I was surprised to see it demolished with only a pile of rubble standing. Looking online, it appears that they’ve shut down “temporarily,” with an eye toward restarting operations in a bit less than a year. But with this demolition of what was a quite nice little station, it seems to me a restart is unlikely.
Having taken their busses a few times in the past Hsinchu-Banqiao, I remember being somewhat disappointed with their later route changes and schedule adjustments. Before this shutdown, they were running north-south busses with stops in multiple cities, correct? What would be some reasons why they were done in? They claim it’s from COVID, yet other companies seem to be surviving.