TAIPEI (The China Post) – The system at Taipei Main Station crashed at around 8 a.m. today, followed by the electronic ticket gates from the metro to railway system going out of service during the peak hours.

今(13)日上午 8 時左右,正值上班尖峰時間,卻傳出台北車站的系統大當機,從捷運進台鐵驗票閘門故障。

A picture of the chaotic scene was posted to Facebook on which you can see many people stuck at the ticket gates complaining about how the company has handled the situation.

有網友將照片PO上臉書,從照片中可以看到通勤上班的民眾塞滿現場,準備要搭車、出站,但都無法通過。許多人也紛紛抱怨:「台鐵的應變能力真的很差!」

According to local media reports, Taiwan Railway responded that the electronic ticket gates were out of order and was already reported to the manufacturer immediately.

綜合媒體報導,台鐵方面第一時間指出,電子票證閘口沒有作用,已經立即報修廠商。