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A criminal case was initiated on the fact of the descent of tanks in the Khabarovsk Territory

A criminal case was initiated on the fact of the descent of tanks in the Khabarovsk Territory
Photo: press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for the Khabarovsk Territory

The Far Eastern Investigation Department for Transport of the TFR opened a criminal case on the fact of the descent of the freight train cars. On the Trout - Dalnevostochny stretch, 17 wagons derailed, including tanks with oil products.

According to the press service of the RF SUT RF IC, the accident occurred on the single-track non-electrified section Volochaevka-2 - Komsomolsk-on-Amur. Nobody was hurt, but oil products spilled from four tanks. The Emergency Situations Ministry employees, two recovery trains of the Far Eastern Railway from the stations Litovko and Khabarovsk-2, representatives of the Investigative Directorate of Transport of the TFR arrived at the scene of the emergency. During the restoration work, three passenger trains were detained.

More than 200 railroad workers took part in eliminating the consequences of the descent of wagons and tanks. They replaced the damaged roadway, and together with the specialists of the Ekospas Center carried out localization of the oil spill site and made an embankment. Contamination of water bodies was avoided. The criminal case was initiated on the grounds of a crime under Part 1 of Art. 263 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (violation of the safety rules for the operation of railway transport).

This is not the first such emergency in the area of ​​responsibility of the Far Eastern Railway this year. February 17 In the Amur Region on the Unkur-Chilchi stretch a locomotive of a freight train derailed with coal.

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