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Train wreck in the Amur region, no casualties

July 23 2008

In the Amur region in two kilometers from the station at the site Magdagachi Trans-Baikal railway ran off the rails on the eve of three car passenger train № 325 en route to route Khabarovsk-Neryungri. Overturning cars has not happened, said the Far Eastern Regional Center (DVRTS) MES of Russia.

According to some data, the three derailed cars were about 30 people. The accident resulted in no injuries. In the area of the incident were immediately sent rescue workers and firefighters. Arrived at the scene of an accident task force headed by the Chief of the emergency department of Russia in the Amur region. Also, the scene left the governor and the leadership of Trans-Baikal railway.

According to the Trans-Baikal railway train schedule is not disturbed. Trains pass by in both directions.
At the station Magdagachi will form a new train, which passengers affected will continue to train its way further along the route in Neryungri.

The situation is under the control of the Far Eastern Regional Center of Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia. Forces and resources for rescue and recovery operations at the site of the railway is enough. At the scene investigators work. Cause of the accident is currently being investigated, reports Pravda.Ru .

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