Tonight, at 2:57 am, on the Kryvyi Rih - Kryvyi Rih-Zapadny section, 15 tail cars of a freight train descended. As reported in the press service of Ukrzaliznytsia, as a result, the dimensions of the paired and unpaired tracks have been broken. No people were hurt.
According to preliminary findings, the cause of the accident is illegal interference of unauthorized persons, namely the theft of parts of the track - butt pads.
“For our part, we are already conducting an investigation into this fact and will respond appropriately. We also applied to the law enforcement agencies with a statement about the commission of a criminal offense, "- commented on the case the chairman of the board of JSC" Ukrzaliznytsia "Vladimir Zhmak.
Now the movement of passenger trains is organized to bypass the accident site through the Savro-Pyatikhatki butt section.
Ukrzaliznytsia promised to promptly inform about delays in passenger trains.
Recovery trains from Kryvyi Rih, Pyatikhatka, Znamenka and track facilities have already been sent to the scene to eliminate the consequences of the transport accident. The case is being investigated by a commission of the regional branch "Pridneprovskaya Railway" with the participation of representatives of the administration of Ukrzaliznytsia.