Due to the sabotage of the railway track, a freight train derailed in Crimea

Unknown individuals detonated the railway track in temporarily occupied Crimea. This information was reported by the magazine Railway Supply, citing Rail.insider.

As a result of the incident, five grain wagons derailed.

The incident occurred around 8 a.m. on May 18 near Bakhchisaray.

Five grain wagons derailed from the tracks. The movement of electric trains on the Simferopol-Sevastopol section has been suspended.

This information has been confirmed by the so-called advisor to the head of Crimea, Oleg Kryuchkov. According to him, passengers will be transported to the necessary stations by buses.

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Subsequently, Russian media outlets spread information that the explosion occurred at the head of the train. 50 meters of the track were damaged, and there was a crater under the rails measuring 1.5 meters.

It is worth noting that on the Moscow Railways of Russian Railways (OAO RZD) in the Bryansk region of Russia, railway tracks were detonated on May 1st and 2nd of this year, resulting in two freight trains derailing. Furthermore, on May 4th, the occupiers conducted an inspection of railway tracks in Sevastopol.

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