TAIPEI, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Taiwan Railways Administration's new EMU 900 series trains have undergone extensive testing and trial operations since they arrived from Korea on October 24 last year. They have now passed TUV Rheinland's safety verification process ensuring that every aspect of their performance complies with requirements for safe operation. The inaugural train departed its depot on April 1, and each subsequent train will increase capacity by about 40%. EMU 900 train will consist of 10 carriages, including 5 motor cars and 5 trailer cars, making it the longest of all fixed-configuration commuter EMUs currently operating in Taiwan. The driver cabs at either end of each train are designed with crashworthy structure, while the critical equipment has undergone a series of safety and function verification procedures that ensure the optimal combination of reliability, safety, and operation & maintenance performance.
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