The Preliminary Occurrence Report of TRA’s Train No. 3198 at Pingshan Lane Level Crossing
On April 10st, 2020, around 13:12 hour, Local Train No. 3198 of Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA), MOTC, departed from Chaozhou to Houli, collided with a trespassing tractor-trailer on Nanzi Pingshan Lane level crossing. The train driver, one security and four passengers were injured.
After receiving the notification, the Taiwan Transportation Safety Board (TTSB) immediately dispatched six investigators to the scene performing evidence collections, conducting personnel interviews as well as collecting relevant information. The TTSB identified that this event was a railway occurrence in accordance with the Transportation Occurrence Investigation Act. The Investigator-In-Charge was assigned and an investigation team was launched to conduct the investigation.
Further information and progress of investigation will be published on the TTSB website.
Vivi Yang, Executive Officer