Date: 6 months ago   Category: Incidents

The Trans-Siberian Railway was blocked because of the crash of structure

The traffic by rail on the Trans-Siberian Railway was blocked off in both parties after the crash of 29 cars with coal. On January 12 in the Irkutsk region 29 cars of the cargo train transporting coal derailed. As a result of incident nobody suffered, however about 300 meters of railroad tracks and contact networks were damaged, reported in the press service of Regional Center for Emergency Situations. Into place recovery trains and emergency crews of experts went. For the period of repair the traffic in both directions is blocked off. When railway communication is resumed it is not specified. Photo: To Share the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia of the Irkutsk region: the traffic the highway was blocked off the train the Trans-Siberian Railway photo coal