In St. Petersburg opened a criminal case due to derailed train

© Photo : Urban network of information and mutual assistance Megapolisomancy derailed train in the Resort district of St. PetersburgIn St. Petersburg opened a criminal case due to derailed train© Photo : Urban network of information and mutual assistance the Metropolis

The investigating authorities opened a criminal case on the fact of vanishing three cars of the train derailed in the Resort district of St. Petersburg, reports the North-Western investigatory management on transport SK the Russian Federation.

According to investigators, on 8 June, the train of 8 cars went from the Finland station of Saint Petersburg to the village of Kirillov.

«At about 22.30 train, which was at least 50 passengers, an output light signal of the station «Beloostrov» on forbidding signal of the traffic light is automatically activated drop wit that is intended to prevent the exit of the rolling stock on the main path. As a result of triggering discharging of wit occurred the derailment of three head coaches,» — said in the message.

The investigating authorities opened a criminal case under article «services that do not meet the requirements of safety of life or health of consumers».

The report notes, in the provision of services on transportation of passengers on the electric train «by the carrier and the owner of the infrastructures is not ensured the safety of passengers, while a real threat to the life and health of citizens due to a possible gathering of all the cars, their tipping, which could lead to injury and death of passengers.»

Currently, investigative actions aimed at establishing all the circumstances of the incident.

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