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Fan Chih-ku or Frank Fan (Chinese: 范植谷; pinyin: Fàn Zhígǔ) is a politician in the Republic of China. He was the Administrative Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications of the Republic of China since 2013. He also serves as the Director-General of the Taiwan Railways Administration.[1][2]

Fan Chih-ku
Administrative Deputy Minister of Transportation and Communications of the Republic of China
Assumed office
MinisterYeh Kuang-shih
Chen Jian-yu (acting)
Chen Jian-yu
Hochen Tan
Preceded byHsu Chun-yat
Deputy Director-General of Taiwan Railways Administration of Ministry of Transportation and Communications
In office
Personal details
BornDecember 1954 (1954-12) (age 64)
NationalityRepublic of China
Alma materNational Cheng Kung University
Asian Institute of Technology
National Chiao Tung University


Fan obtained his bachelor's degree in transportation management from National Cheng Kung University in 1978, master's degree in geotchnical and transportation engineering from Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand in 1985 and doctoral degree in transportation technology and management from National Chiao Tung University in 2004.


  1. ^ "Minister Of Motc - Ministry Of Transportation And Communications R.O.C". 2014-04-22. Retrieved 2014-04-29.
  2. ^ "Minister apologizes for mass train delay". Taipei Times. 2014-04-22. Retrieved 2014-04-29.