The Preliminary Occurrence Report of TRA’s Train No.177 at Zhunan Station
On May 28, 2022, Train No. 177, Tze-Chiang Limited Express Train of Taiwan Railways Administration, MOTC (TRA), departed from Hualien Station at 1446, estimated to arrive at the terminal station Dounan Station at 2129. The underframe of the Car No.11 was on fire and discharged with smoke when the train entered Zhunan Station at approximately 1930. The station staff put out the fire with a dry powder extinguisher. No casualties were reported in this occurrence.
After receiving the notification, the Taiwan Transportation Safety Board (TTSB) dispatched two investigators with the personnel of the Railway Bureau of MOTC and Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) heading to the scene to perform evidence collection, and conduct personnel interviews as well as collect relevant information. The TTSB identified that this event was a railway occurrence in accordance with the Transportation Occurrences Investigation Act. The Investigator-In-Charge was assigned
and an investigation team was launched to conduct the investigation.
Further information and progress of the occurrence investigation will be published on the TTSB website.
Vivi Yang, Secretariat Office