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Date: 04/02/21 06:14
Taiwan train crash
Author: 86235

This looks very serious, sounds like it hit an obstruction on the track.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-56612248



Date: 04/02/21 10:06
Re: Taiwan train crash
Author: radar

I saw one source that said it's an 80 MPH line.  It hit a large truck.



Date: 04/02/21 12:15
Re: Taiwan train crash
Author: 86235

I think it was on the 42" network, not the standard gauge high speed line. Max speed on the 42" lines is 130 kph, 81 mph.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 04/02/21 12:17 by 86235.



Date: 04/02/21 15:15
Re: Taiwan train crash
Author: DKay




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