Japanese maker of train in deadly Taiwan crash finds design flaw

Rescue workers work at the site where a train derailed in Yilan county, Taiwan October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

TOKYO/TAIPEI (Reuters) – The Japanese manufacturer of a train that derailed in Taiwan killing 18 people said it had discovered a design flaw that failed to alert the central control system that an automatic safety feature had been turned off. On Oct. 21 a train in Yilan in Taiwan’s northeast came off the rails on […]

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