In Belgium disrupted the movement of trains because of the theft of copper cable

© Flickr / Bart BusschotsПригородный train, Belgium. Archival photoIn Belgium disrupted the movement of trains because of the theft of copper cable© Flickr / Bart Busschots

Timetable passenger trains between NAMUR and Brussels were disrupted on Tuesday for stealing several hundreds of meters of copper cable, said on Twitter the company-the operator of Railways Infrabel.

In the incident, trains are running 30 minutes late.

In recent years Western Europe has increased the number of theft laid along the railway copper cable that poses a serious threat to traffic safety. Railway cable stealing to surrender his money in points of reception of non-ferrous scrap, mainly in the countries of the Western Balkans and Eastern Europe.

Due to the frequent thefts by the operating company of Railways of Belgium — Infrabel beginning in 2016 to replace the ways of the copper cable on aluminum.

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