Movement on Chelyabinsk region railway to be restored soon

CHELYABINSK, August 12 (Itar-Tass) — Movement on the first track of the Yeral-Simskaya railway stretch in Russia’ s Chelyabinsk region, where 70 coal-loaded carriages derailed will be restored at 10:00 Moscow time, the press service of the Emergencies Ministry’s regional department told Itar-Tass on Friday.

At present, trains on the Kuibyshev railway use bypass routes.

On Thursday evening two persons were killed, when coal-loaded freight carriages derailed and turned upside down.

The repair works are underway. They engage 554 people, four repair trains and 29 machinery units. The Emergencies Ministry provided 38 rescuers and ten equipment units.

The investigation is underway.


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