Sofia-Karlovo Passenger Train Derails, Nobody Injured

Society » INCIDENTS | February 1, 2015, Sunday // 13:24
Bulgaria: Sofia-Karlovo Passenger Train Derails, Nobody Injured Photo by BGNES

The locomotive and two cars of the passenger train Sofia- Karlovo derailed at the railroad switches leading to the Stryama railway station on Sunday morning.

No passengers or crew members on the train were injured, according to the press office of the Bulgarian Railways Company (BDZ).

The incident happened at around 9.15 am on Sunday at the railroad switches leading to the Stryama railway station, Plovdiv district.

A total of 15 passengers were on that train and they were immediately taken out of the cars with the help of the train crew members.

They were provided bus transportation to reach their destinations.

No trains are currently running between the town of Koprivshtitsa and the Stryama station.

People who need to travel between these two points will be provided bus transportation.

Representatives of BDZ Passenger Services EOOD are traveling to the site of the incident.

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