Taipei Metro train removed from service due to smoke

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CNA file photo

CNA file photo

Taipei, Aug. 8 (CNA) Commuters reported smoke and a burning smell on a Taipei Metro train on the Wenhu Line (Brown Line) at about 6:19 p.m. Tuesday. As a result, 60 passengers were asked to disembark at Wende Station (Brown 18) as a precaution, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation said.

No one was injured and the problem caused no delays to the Taipei Metro service, said the company. It did not indicate in which direction the train was traveling.

The company said an investigation is ongoing into the cause of the smoke.

(By Yu Kai-hsiang and Kuo Chung-han)

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