Home Technology Huilian and Ren are shocked to hear that the train has been hit by a rock fall. Taiwan Railways responded.

Huilian and Ren are shocked to hear that the train has been hit by a rock fall. Taiwan Railways responded.

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Huilian and Ren are shocked to hear that the train has been hit by a rock fall.  Taiwan Railways responded.

taiwan 403EarthquakeThe tremors were felt at several locations throughout Taiwan at 7:58 a.m. this morning, and continued to shake. There were reports of landslides and vehicles being affected in the Suhua corridor. There were also reports that trains in Hualien and Renyu were affected while passing through the tunnel, and passengers had to evacuate.Taiwan RailwaysXu Minjie, head of the Hualien transportation section, responded that the toilet glass of a shuttle train was indeed damaged by small gravel, but there were no casualties and no passengers were allowed to exit the tunnel.

According to the official website of Taiwan Railways, the East Main Line was hit by the earthquake at 8:49 p.m., and trains between Jiaoxi and Fenglin were temporarily unable to run. It is expected to restart on April 3 at 23:59.

This newspaper received reports from readers that while taking the train through Hualien and Ren today, “the train I traveled on was hit by rocks that fell from the earthquake and is currently stuck in the tunnel. I was sitting in the ‘front’ car and had entered the tunnel. I am safe.” According to details, the vehicles were hit in the tunnel. Fortunately, no one was injured, and some people even walked out of the tunnel.

Xu Minjie, director of Taiwan Railways’ Hualien Transportation Section, said the train was a shuttle train 4133 from Hualien to Yilan. The toilet glass of one vehicle was damaged by small gravel. After the incident, the train retreated. There were no casualties and the vehicle was also damaged. Work is going on normally. He said that if the train conductor wants passengers to deboard the train and exit the tunnel, a notification would be required, but no such notification was received today.

According toFacebook“A platform focusing on real-time traffic conditions of Suhua Highway” released an article at 8:25, saying that the Suhua Road corridor from Su’ao to Chongde was closed under warning. In addition, a large rock fell at kilometer 64.5 of Tai 9ding in Shiulin Heren, Hualien, and trees fell and blocked other stretches of the road in both directions. The entire road in front of the Daqingshui Tunnel collapsed and disappeared and the scene was horrifying.

“A forum focusing on real-time traffic conditions of Suhua Highway” posted an article at around 9 o’clock today, exposing the scene of the collapse and disappearance of the entire road in front of the Daqingshui Tunnel. (Taken from Facebook’s “Platform based on real-time traffic conditions of Suhua Highway”)

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