In Kazakhstan, a cargo crane damaged 13 passenger railcars while driving
On September 9, at the Shokisu station in Kazakhstan, a cargo crane was displaced from a platform, which damaged 13 carriages of a passenger train.
The locomotive of train 77 “Almaty-2 – Mangystau” was also damaged (body scratches, buffer lamp). The crane left scratches on the railcars, in particular, windows were broken in 2 cars, handrails were bent in 2 more cars, informs Railway Supply magazine referring to ratel.kz
There are no casualties or injuries. The passenger train departed with a delay of 17 minutes.
As a reminder, on August 27 in Kazakhstan there was a fire near one of the trains on a military base at about 19:00 The fire resulted in six explosions of ammunition.
30 wounded were hospitalized in the Taraz hospital, 4 people died. Because of this, the movement of passenger trains was closed on the Turksib-Taraz section.
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