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21 Oct 2018 | 04:06 PM UTC

Taiwan: Train derails in Yilan County October 21

Taiwan News Alert

Train derails on October 21 in Yilan County, leaving at least 22 dead; associated disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/21/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/22/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Taipei). COUNTRY/REGION Su'ao, Yilan County


A high-speed train traveling between Taipei and Taitung derailed at 16:50 (local time) on Sunday, October 21, resulting in at least 22 deaths and 170 injuries. The Puyuma Express train reportedly derailed close to Xinma station in Su'ao and authorities indicate dozens more passengers remained trapped in the wreckage. Associated transportation disruptions are expected in the near-term as rescue efforts are ongoing.


Individuals are advised to confirm rail schedules and allow for extra time to reach their destinations.


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