12 February 2014, Wednesday, 16:05

Four trains will go through Bashkortostan because of a railway accident in the Chelyabinsk Region

author: Rozaliya Valeeva

Routes of some trains are changed due to the derailment of cars with coal in the Chelyabinsk region of South-Ural Railway. This was reported by the press service of the EMERCOM in the Chelyabinsk Region citing a source in the management of the South-Ural Railway.

The train No. 312 Astrakhan-Nizhnevartovsk, No.142 Simferopol-Yekaterinburg, No. 71 Astana- Moscow and No. 313 Nizhnevartovsk-Penza departed via indirect route Ufa -Beloretsk — Kartali.

At night on February 12, the derailment of cars with coal occurred in the Chelyabinsk region of South-Ural Railway. There are no casualties, no threat to environmental safety. 400 metres of down railway, more than 300 metres of up railway were damaged.

Passenger trains No. 14 Moscow-Chelyabinsk and No. 392 Moscow-Chelyabinsk will go to the Zlatoust station, further transportation of passengers will be organized by buses.

The causes are being under investigation, currently reconstruction works are conducted at the scene.

Information about the changes in the schedule of trains is available in the Common Information Service Centre 8-800-775-00-00 (toll free).

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