The Preliminary Occurrence Report of TRA’s Train No. 4206 at Xinma Station
At 18:22 on April 28, 2021, Train No.4206, local Train of Taiwan Railways Administration, MOTC (TRA), departed from Yilan station to Hualien station, was on fire underneath car 4 when entering Xinma Station of Yilan City. The TRA staff extinguished the fire with extinguishers, and the train continued. There were no fatalities or injuries in this occurrence.
After receiving the notification, the Taiwan Transportation Safety Board (TTSB) immediately dispatched two investigator with the people of Railway Bureau, MOTC and TRA heading for the scene and performing evidence and relevant information collections. 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 for the case will be published on TTSB website.
Vivi Yang, Executive Officer