KEMEROVO, November 4. A passenger car collided with a freight train at a controlled railway crossing in the Yurginsky district of Kuzbass, two empty cars derailed, an investigation is being carried out on this fact, reports the press service of the West Siberian Transport Prosecutor's Office.
“According to preliminary data, on November 3, 2023, at about 21:00 local time, at a controlled railway crossing located near the Arlyuk station in the Yurga district of the Kemerovo region – Kuzbass, a collision of a freight train with a passenger car occurred. The road accident was preceded by the car leaving the “a railway crossing within the train's clearance area. As a result of the collision, two empty cars derailed without overturning; there were no delays in the movement of trains,” the department reports.
The Kemerovo Transport Prosecutor's Office organized an inspection of the implementation of legislation on the safety of railway transport operation.