The Preliminary Occurrence Report of Alishan Forest Railway and Cultural Heritage Office Train No. 664 at Chainage 70K on Main Line
On October 15, 2020, around 01:00 p.m., the Train No. 664 of Alishan Forest Railway and Cultural Heritage Office (AFRCHO), departed from Alishan Station to Erwanping Station, was composed by one locomotive hauling three wagons and one caboose. The three wagons and one caboose derailed at Chainage 70k on Main line. There were four staffs on board, and three staffs suffered minor injuries.
After receiving the notification, the Taiwan Transportation Safety Board (TTSB) immediately dispatched five investigators with the people of Railway Bureau, MOTC and AFRCHO heading to the scene and 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