Nine rail cars of PKP CARGO freight train derailed

Nine carriages of PKP CARGO freight train went off the rails, the accident occurred near the St. Valentin (Austria). No one was injured, as Railway Supply magazine informs, citing Kurier Kolejowy.

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However, the power line and railroad tracks were severely damaged. This led to a halt in regional rail links in Western Lower Austria. The ÖBB (Austrian Railways) repair crews immediately began repairing the damage

Starting 05:00 on October 31 the railway service was restored for passenger and freight traffic. The causes of the accident are being investigated.