The folding gate Juguang decommissioned on the 29th of Taiwan Railway
On June 28, according to Taiwan’s “Zhongshi news network”, Taiwan Railway changed its location on the 29th, and emu3000 intercity trains and emu900 electric trains were put into operation. The number of trains that had been reduced was gradually restored from July 1; The folding gate Juguang will enter history on the 28th. At 3:38 p.m. on the 28th, the 521st Qidu – xinzuoying is the last one. Taiwan Railway will attach a living room car at the rear of the train to provide visitors with a visit and a commemorative stamp on the car.
It is reported that the Taiwan Railway changed its location on the 29th, including 434 times, 415 times, 472 times and 477 times between Shulin and Taidong; Ten trains of Ziqiang, including 371, 372, 385 and 386 between Taichung and Taitung, and 301 and 324 between Tainan and Hualien, will be replaced by emu3000 intercity trains. The Taiwan Railway said that the capacity of Ziqiang on the eastern line will be increased by 13.8% compared with the current situation after adjustment.
In addition, Ziqiang was replaced by puyouma on 306, 308, 317 and 323 times between xinzuoying and Hualien to shorten the driving time. For 561 and 562 times between Chaozhou and Hualien, and 506, 507, 522 and 513 times between Qidu and Chaozhou, the Ju Guang train was suspended. Six emu900 interval express trains were used in the hot sections of travel demand, and all the old folding door Ju Guang trains were replaced to improve driving safety.
In addition, in order to improve the air quality, the number of Chailian Ziqiang trains in Kaohsiung underground section was reduced from 14 to 4 per day.
Taiwan Railway said that the 521st train from Qidu to xinzuoying from 3:38 p.m. to 10:45 p.m. on the 28th will become the folding gate Juguang number operated by the last fixed schedule. The train will hang a replica of the Ju Guang number at the front and rear of the train to commemorate it. A living room bus will be attached at the rear of the train to provide visitors with a visit and a commemorative stamp can be affixed to the bus.
It is reported that the Taiwan Railway had reduced its shifts due to the diagnosis of a number of crew members. Taiwan Railway said that due to the slowing down of the epidemic, the number of crew members diagnosed and isolated at home has decreased slightly. 418 and 427 Ziqiang trains have been resumed since July 1, and 38 trains (29 inter district trains and 9 number matching trains) have been resumed since July 13. In the future, the recovery shifts will be continuously adjusted according to the epidemic situation.