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Safety Facilities

[note] The following emergency evacuation procedures by means of the platform doors are intended to demonstrate that these doors permit manual operation in the event of an emergency. As details of operation may vary depending on the location of the platform door, detailed instructions for manual operation are posted on all platform doors.

• High Capacity Platform Door Operation Procedure (examples taken from Taipei Main Station and Zhongxiao Fuxing Station)

Situation One: When train doors open, automatic platform doors bar exit. When train doors open, automatic platform doors bar exit.

1. Pull the red handle and rotate 90 degrees.

Pull the red handle and rotate 90 degrees.

2. Pull sideways to open the door.

Pull sideways to open the door.
Note: When opened manually, platform doors will close again after 10 seconds.  
   
Situation Two: When train doors open, emergency gate bars exit. When train doors open, emergency gate bars exit.

1. Place one hand on the top edge of the emergency door.

Place one hand on the top edge of the emergency door.

2. Use the other hand to push the red rod outward.

Use the other hand to push the red rod, pushing it outward.
Note: The emergency door will not close automatically after being opened manually.

• Wenhu Line Platform Door Operation Procedure
Section from Taipei Zoo Station to Zhongshan Junior High School Station

Situation One: When train doors are not consistent with platform doors; with a discrepancy of 50cm to 100cm.

1. Pull the train’s red evacuation handle upward.

Pull the red handle and rotate 90 degrees.

2. Using both hands, push the grooves on the train doors to either side to open the train doors.

Pull sideways to open the door.
3. Using both hands, push the platform door locks to either side to open the platform doors. Pull sideways to open the door. 
   
Situation Two: When train doors are not consistent with platform doors; with a discrepancy of over 100cm.

1. Pull the train’s red evacuation handle upward.

Place one hand on the top edge of the emergency door.

2. Using both hands, push the grooves on the train doors to either side to open the train doors.

Use the other hand to push the red rod, pushing it outward.

3. Observe the location of the emergency exit. Push the emergency exit outward.

Use the other hand to push the red rod, pushing it outward.

• Section from Songshan Airport Station to Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Station

Situation One: When train doors are not consistent with platform doors; with a discrepancy of 50cm to 100cm.

1. Pull the train’s red evacuation handle upward.

Pull the red handle and rotate 90 degrees.

2. Using both hands, push the grooves on the train doors to either side to open the train doors.

Pull sideways to open the door.
3. Using both hands, push the platform door locks to either side to open the platform doors. Pull sideways to open the door. 
   
Situation Two: When train doors are not consistent with platform doors; with a discrepancy of over 100cm.

1. Pull the train’s red evacuation handle upward.

Place one hand on the top edge of the emergency door.

2. Using both hands, push the grooves on the train doors to either side to open the train doors.

Use the other hand to push the red rod, pushing it outward.

3. Observe the location of the emergency exit. Push the emergency exit outward.

Use the other hand to push the red rod, pushing it outward.