A funeral was held for train driver Yuan Chun-hsiu on Tuesday and his family took his ashes by train to his hometown Taichung. Photo: CNA A funeral was held for train driver Yuan Chun-hsiu on Tuesday and his family took his ashes by train to his hometown Taichung. Photo: CNA
A funeral was held for train driver Yuan Chun-hsiu on Tuesday and his family took his ashes by train to his hometown Taichung. Photo: CNA

Taiwan train driver had less than 7 seconds to respond before crash, investigators say

  • Investigation also finds truck had its engine running before it slid down embankment onto the tracks
  • Transport minister pays tribute to driver at memorial service, saying he ‘upheld his duty until the last minute’

Topic |   Taiwan Taroko Express train crash
A funeral was held for train driver Yuan Chun-hsiu on Tuesday and his family took his ashes by train to his hometown Taichung. Photo: CNA A funeral was held for train driver Yuan Chun-hsiu on Tuesday and his family took his ashes by train to his hometown Taichung. Photo: CNA
A funeral was held for train driver Yuan Chun-hsiu on Tuesday and his family took his ashes by train to his hometown Taichung. Photo: CNA
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