30 November 2017

Tank wagon derails: no damage caused

Wednesday, November 29th, at 19:15, a railway wagon carrying an empty tank shifted off the tracks, causing a rollover of the unit outside the intermodal hub in Melzo - Rail Hub Milano. Causes have yet to be established.


The incident caused grounding of the rolling stock until midnight of Thursday.

None of the people present during the incident were involved or harmed. The Fire Dept. and Polfer (Italian Railroad Police) took preventive action, without encountering irregularities and/or leaks of harmful material. Accordingly, Rail Hub Milano operators are authorized to continue normal operation of the terminal.

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