In the Amur region opened two railway tracks after the collapse of the viaduct

© Photo : emergencies Ministry Russiaville restoration work at the site of collapsed bridge in city Free the Amur regionIn the Amur region opened two railway tracks after the collapse of the viaduct© Photo : emergencies Ministry of Russia

Two railway tracks opened up on the TRANS-Siberian railway in the city Free the Amur region, where on Tuesday, the partially collapsed viaduct, the press service of the government of the Amur region.

«A night in Free at the scene dismantled the span, which fell on the railway track. Today opened a two way railway traffic via the TRANS-Siberian railway. This was stated by the leader of the Free Vladimir Konstantinov. Passenger trains are delayed from 1 hour to 5,» the authorities said.

It is clarified that at 9 am (03.00 GMT) continued maintenance of a contact network, ready to sawing two cars under the third span, it is expected the arrival of the expert group from Chita, OAO «RZD» for inspection of the remaining spans and planning of further works.

«At 9.00 am (03.00 MSK) went the first freight train on track 4. Prepared for the passage of trains 4, 6, 9 way. Examination and deconstruction of the third span of the viaduct is scheduled for 10 October,» — said the press service.

In 10.33 (04.33 GMT) on Tuesday in a Free collapsed superstructure of viaduct over the main road Transsibirskaya highway street Mikhailo-chesnokovskaya, connecting the Central part of the city Free with zaliniine part. At this time, the bridge passed the truck. The driver born in 1970 hospitalized.

Amur center of civil protection and fire safety on Wednesday said that collapsed two spans of the viaduct with a length of 25 kilometers, the total length of the viaduct 50 meters.

The overbridge (viaduct) linked the town centre with part of the Free, beyond the railway, there are about 10 thousand people and is the hospital. Earlier, a spokesman for city hall Christina Myagkova, told RIA Novosti that the bypass road is in bad condition and blurred by rain, it will strengthen the 500 tons of sand will pass the grading.

The viaduct was built in 1982, it was decided to dismantle. In the Amur region after the state of emergency imposed the state of emergency of regional significance. The authorities has named the preliminary cause of the collapse: in their view, the viaduct partially collapsed due to passage of heavy trucks. SK filed a case of negligence after the collapse of the viaduct.