Cable snap near Taoyuan delays 15,900 rail passengers

The China Post
Date: March 24, 2015
By: Enru Lin

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A snapped cable north of Taoyuan Railway Station delayed morning transit p01dyesterday for an estimated 15,900 passengers.

Around 6:30 a.m., northbound train No. 1134 reported a power outage while sparks flashed from an overhead cable north of Taoyuan Railway Station.

TRA transportation department Deputy Director Peng Ming-kuang (彭明光) said the damage indicates that the cable had been struck by lightning.     [FULL  STORY]

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