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The collapse of a bridge in the province Russian Amur blocks the way to the trans-Siberian railway

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Posted 09/10/2018 6:22:22CET

MADRID, 9 Oct. (EUROPA PRESS) –

The authorities of the province Russian Amur, in the east of the country, have reported that the collapse of a bridge on a train track has blocked this Wednesday the step the trans-Siberian railway which connects european Russia with the areas farther east.

“A section of the bridge on the main route of the trans-Siberian has collapsed”, have pointed out government sources to the news agency Sputnik.

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The railway company Transbaikalian, ZABZD, has announced that the passage of convoys was suspended following the incident, which took place near the station of Svobodni. “Due to the incident, movement of trains in the station has been suspended,” says the company in a press release.

According to preliminary information, at least one person has been injured. The place of the facts have been transferred to health, Police officers and firefighters.

This is the second time in a month that an incident of this type paralyzes the traffic of the railway network, which extends the length of 9,288 kilometers.

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