China News Service, September 22. According to Taiwan's "Central News Agency", the earthquake in Hualien, Taiwan caused the Huadong train to be unable to run. Du Wei, director of the Taiwan Railway, said on the 21st that the railway's rookie Guluanxi Bridge was seriously damaged and it is estimated that it will take 6 months to repair it. months.
In addition, the Gaoliao Bridge, which is broken into pieces, is estimated to have a construction period of more than 2 years.
The Hualien earthquake caused the platform canopy of the Dongli Railway Station in Fuli Township, Hualien to collapse. The passing Ziqiang train collided and derailed. There were also many railways with setbacks and uplifts. The railway bridges were also seriously damaged, and there were many trams. The line is broken.
Du Wei said that the Huadong Railway Line cannot be used across the entire line. From Hualien to Taitung, the "train-like" mode is used instead, and road passenger transport is used for connection. From 6:00 am to 8:00 pm every day, in principle, every station will stop and run once every hour. , but will work overtime depending on the situation, and also arrange direct trains.
In addition to Yuxing Bridge, the Hualien County Government released a message saying that most of the piers and columns of the bridge were damaged due to the strong earthquake, and the bridge collapsed. Dislocation, the Wanning Land Bridge has collapsed and cracked, and there are railway safety concerns under the bridge.