Rail News

September 23 , 2022

Taipei Metro malfunction disrupts rush hour traffic

Taiwan News
23 September 2022 (Taipei, Taiwan)

A display at Xinhai Station appears to be malfunctioning as well. (CNA photo)

Brown Line service suspended between Xinhai, Zhongshan Junior High School

A Taipei Metro malfunction that caused service to be suspended on the Brown Line between Xinhai and Zhongshan Junior High School stations disrupted Friday morning’s (Sept. 23) rush hour traffic.

Taipei Metro announced on its website at 8:31 a.m. that the train malfunction occurred between Linguang and Liuzhangli stations. According to SET News, a train traveling towards Taipei Zoo was unable to operate automatically, and Taipei Metro technicians were deployed to address the issue.

Buses were offered to transport passengers between Xinhai and Zhongshan Junior High School Stations. Train frequency between Zhongshan Junior High School and Nangang Exhibition Center, as well as between Xinhai and Taipei Zoo was adjusted to every four minutes.


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