In the Irkutsk region derailed 12 freight cars

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in photosangelina road. Archival photoIn the Irkutsk region derailed 12 freight cars© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Twelve cars of a freight train derailed in the Irkutsk region on the stretch «Slyudyanka-Angasolka», no one was injured, expected delays of passenger trains, according to the website of Russian Railways.

«Today, 21 September 2018, at 9.43 local time at the station Slyudyanka – Angasolka East-the Siberian railway (VSZHD), there was a derailment of twelve wagons of a freight train», — is spoken in the message of railwaymen.

It is noted that threats to the ecological situation there. «Expected delays of passenger trains. On VSZHD established an emergency Commission on investigation of causes of accident», — informs the Ministry of Railways.

According to the regional Central Board MOE, derailed 10 cars, the train was heading in the direction of Irkutsk, the dead and injured there. On the scene left the two recovery trains from the stations of the Slyudyanka and Irkutsk-sorting. In addition, the place directed operational group of the local fire and rescue garrison and the Main Department of EMERCOM in the Irkutsk region.

Information about delay of trains can be found on the website of Russian Railways in the section «Passengers».