By: Wang Shu-fen and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, Nov. 21 (CNA) Accidental damage to electric transmission lines on a Chu-Kuang Express (莒光號) train at Qidu Station in Keelung on Monday caused a disruption of rail services in the area for about four hours.
After the accident occurred at 1:17 p.m., trains from Qidu to Yilan and Xizhi were allowed to travel only in one direction and were running 10-17 minutes late. Some 55 trains carrying 9,800 passengers were affected by the problem.
The damage to the power system was repaired at 5:45 p.m. and rail services on the lines returned to normal shortly after. [SOURCE]