Practice providers in japanese Taiwan disrupted by Sunday earthquakes

Taipei, Sept. 18 (CNA) Practice providers between Hualien and Taitung stations have been suspended after a sequence of earthquakes struck the 2 japanese counties on Sunday, in accordance with the state-run Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA).

In an announcement, the TRA stated {that a} Tze-chiang restricted categorical derailed after it was struck by falling particles at Dongli Station in Hualien’s Fuli Township, whereas northbound and southbound traces between Dongli and Dongzhu stations in Fuli had suffered monitor injury.

A upkeep engine was additionally derailed between Dongli and Dongzu, whereas the facility cables over the tracks between Fuyuan and Ruisui stations in Hualien’s Ruisui Township have been broken after a utility pole collapsed, in accordance with the TRA.

A part of a railway bridge crossing the Wai’li River north of Wanrong Station in Hualien’s Fenglin Township was additionally broken, the TRA added.

Passengers affected by the disruption can take northbound prepare providers from Hualien or southbound providers from Taitung to journey to their locations on the round-the-island railway community as a substitute, the prepare operator stated.

They will additionally use the ticket for future providers throughout the subsequent 12 months without spending a dime in the event that they encountered delays of two hours or longer, it stated.

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Chishang Township in Taitung County at 2:44 p.m. Sunday, following a number of temblors, largely within the southeastern county, between Saturday night time and Sunday morning, in accordance with the Central Climate Bureau’s Seismological Middle.

The southern townships of Hualien County have been additionally hit by a number of earthquakes, together with one which registered 5.8 on the Richter scale at 5:39 p.m. that day, in accordance with the Seismological Middle.

The magnitude 6.8 earthquake, which was felt so far as the Penghu Islands within the Taiwan Strait, led to the non permanent suspension of the high-speed rail providers south of Miaoli Station, in accordance with Taiwan Excessive Velocity Rail Corp.

All high-speed rail providers have returned to regular at 5:44 p.m., the corporate stated.

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