On Sunday, in the Carpathians, a train with iron ore derailed. Because of the accident, railway traffic was stopped (VIDEO)

DailyLviv.com   26 January 2015 09:25  14490177 091145
On Sunday train with iron ore derailed. Because of the accident, railway traffic was stopped (VIDEO)

On Sunday, the press service of the regional office of the State Emergencies Service of Ukraine reported that on January 25th at 6:35, during the movement of a freight train, derailment of 10 rail cars loaded with iron ore took place, one of them turned over, another one ran off the railway embankment, and eight cars derailed and stopped on the railway embankment.

In total, the train consisted of 48 cars.

As a result of the accident, on railway power line pole was destroyed, about 100 meters of railway track was damaged. The train was heading from Dnipropetrovsk region to Chop.

The accident occurred near the village of Lavochne in Skole district. Railway traffic on this section was stopped, but at 19:00, traffic at that section of the track was resumed.

The cause of the accident is being established. Nobody was injured - the DailyLviv.com reported.

 
Tags: trains, accident

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