Taiwan, "the United Daily News" today, the author, called on the public about the first railway in Taiwan, because very few people know that it has been completely overwhelmed by the garbage heap.
Reported that the Taiwan Taoyuan city councilman Fan Gangxiang discovered the relics into the trash, is very sad, I hope the relevant departments to improve.
He found that only the field view, the railway &ldquo railway bridge; kulonyet Ling ” coexist with garbage, flies, no signs, but also after the entry of private land, and second point near the bridge abutment wall body structural cracks, caving, exposed rebar, has begun to collapse.
“ so interesting monuments, now submerged in the garbage, and the coexistence of mosquitoes. ” Fan Gangxiang said, many people put the site when the garbage disposal, garbage, the bridge has long been discharged waste water and sewage.
Taiwan the first passenger railway was built by the Qing Dynasty by the first governor of Taiwan Liu Mingchuan, at the time of the route to Keelung - Hsinchu, along the Provincial Highway 1 line, later had planned to extend to Tainan, but did not realize.
1887 (Guangxu 13 years), Liu Mingchuan petitioned the construction of the Taiwan railway, the self working models is permitted to Nanyang Business, in April of the same year in North Taiwan Rice Cheng started, the British troops Dudley specifications using the designed 1067 mm gauge railway.
Kulonyet ridge railway was built 17 years Guangxu (1891 AD), has 125 years of history, but in 1907 the Japanese occupation period changed to the railway north-south road, Taipei, 1973, the Taiwan authorities widen between Taoyuan Taiwan 1 a line, only in the Qing Dynasty, the bridge abutment and arch style during the period of Japanese occupation.
Taoyuan City Cultural Bureau responded that the &ldquo of highway administration management unit; ” punishment, and immediately sent to remove debris, and then study the future maintenance plan.