The Preliminary Occurrence Report of TRA’s Train No. 611 at Fenglin tunnel
On December 1, 2021, the Fu-Hsing Semi Express train No.611 of Taiwan Railways Administration, MOTC (TRA), departed from Taitung station and was bound for Hualien station. At 20:42 the train was traveling between Wanrong Station and Fenglin Station, the car No.3 was separated from car No.4. After recoupling, the train continued to Fenglin Station. There were no fatalities or injuries in this occurrence.
After receiving the notification, the Taiwan Transportation Safety Board (TTSB) immediately dispatched two investigators with the staff of Railway Bureau, MOTC and TRA heading to the scene performing the carriages survey and collecting relevant information. The TTSB identified this event as a railway occurrence following 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 the TTSB website.
Vivi Yang, Executive Officer