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Safety Facilities-Cars

  • Source:Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation
  • Date:2009/6/30

Safety Facilities-StationSafety Facilities-Platform
Safety Facilities-CarsSafety Facilities-Platform Doors

• Emergency Exit

Location: In high-capacity systems, these are located at the nose and tail of each train, next to the train operator’s cabin.

Use: In case of an emergency, please follow the train operator’s instructions and evacuate the train through the emergency exits and follow the tracks back to the station platform.

Emergency exit
High-capacity system
• Fire Control Equipment

Location: In high-capacity systems, four portable fire extinguishers are distributed at either end of each car. In Wenhu Line systems, fire extinguishers are place next to the doors at either end of each car.

Fire extinguisher in car
High-capacity system

Fire extinguisher in car
Wenhu Line system

Fire extinguisher in car
Wenhu Line system

• Emergency Intercom

Location: In high-capacity systems, there are four intercoms, one next to each door of the car. In Wenhu Line systems, there are two intercoms, one next to the door at each end of the car.

Instructions:
In high-capacity systems:
1. Press red button all the way down and release.
2. Wait for 3 seconds.
3. Stand close to the intercom to speak with train operator.
In Wenhu Line systems, press down on the intercom button to communicate with staff at the Operation Control Center.

Emergency intercom
High-capacity system
Emergency intercom
Wenhu Line system
Emergency intercom
Wenhu Line system
• Evacuation Handle (Wenhu Line systems)

Location: Above each door.

Use: In an emergency, follow Operations Control Center's instruction to operate the evacuation handle on the door facing the central aisle.

Note: It is advisable to first use the Emergency Intercom to communicate with the Operation Control Center before opening the doors manually with the Emergency Handle.

Improper use of the Emergency Handle will incur a fine of NT$50,000.

Evacuation Handle
Wenhu Line system
Evacuation Handle
Wenhu Line system
• Emergency Door Open Device (High-capacity systems)

Location: Beside the base of both sides on the exterior of each car.

Use: In an emergency, rotate handle clockwise 90 degrees.

Body side door release valve
High-capacity system
• Car Door/Platform Door Hit-And-Reopen Device

All car/platform doors are equipped with a hit-and-reopen device to prevent accidental injury.

Car door/Platform door reopen device
High-capacity system
Car door/Platform door reopen device
Wenhu Line system

  • Hit: 8691
  • Updated: 2015/11/9 15:03
  • Reviewed: 2015/11/9 15:02

  • Source: Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation