On the eve of the line between the stations Shchekino and Lazarevo derailed 15 wagons with ore. No one was injured in the accident, no fuel spill was recorded, according to the department of the Ministry of Emergencies in the Tula region. The Russian Railways also noted that there is no threat to the environment.
Due to the derailment of cars, passenger trains were redirected along the changed route through the Sukhinichi station.
In June near Murmansk collapsed the railway bridge between Kola and Vyhodnaya stations, after the rising water in the river washed away the embankment of the support. The movement on the bridge stopped the day before: the trains stopped in front of him, and passengers were sent across the river to Murmansk and back by buses.
investigative committee excited criminal case under article on violation of traffic safety rules and vehicle operation.
After the accident, Russian Railways was banned from sending all goods to Murmansk, since the only damaged route was. June 19 at the company announced on the restoration of railway communication with Murmansk, bypassing the collapsed section.