MOTC conducted the 2015 Annual Inspection on Taiwan Sugar Corporation Exclusive Railways on Nov. 10 and 12, 2015. The inspection was conducted by the MOTC Railways Supervision Task Force in accordance to Article 41 of Railway Act and Article 46 & 47 of Regulation for Supervision of Local Railway, Private Railway and Exclusive Railway. The eight major inspection items included Organization, Operational Situation, Financial Situation, Constructions, the Safety Management System, Maintenance of Trains, Maintenance of Tracks and Others.
The inspection work was divided into three parts: Operation, Engineering and Mechanics and was reviewed respectively by the First Division, Second Division and Third Division of BOHSR. Deputy Chief Engineer Guo-Cheng Jao took lead in this inspection and visited Wushulin Recreation Park on the first day (Nov. 10) for Taiwan Sugar Corporation’s briefing. Then on two separate scheduled days, Deputy Chief Engineer Guo-Cheng Jao went through document review, on-site inspection and evaluation meetings on the two exclusive railways in Wushulin Recreation Park and Xinying Railroad Cultural Park.
In this year’s annual inspection, total of 28 items were reviewed according to execution plan concerning whether regulations, procedures and enforcement were actually carried out or not. The inspection was completed successfully resulting in multiple improvement issues and suggestions. Subsequently, BOHSR will provide an official report based on inspection results and relevant regulations for future improvement to be carried out by Taiwan Sugar Corporation.