RYAZAN, November 11In the Ryazan region, a freight train carrying mineral fertilizers derailed; the prosecutor's office organized an investigation, the Moscow Interregional Transport Prosecutor's Office reported.
As the Moscow Railways reported, on Saturday at 07.12 on the Rybnoye – Blockpost section, according to preliminary information, as a result of interference by unauthorized persons in the operation of railway transport, 19 freight train cars derailed. As a result of the incident, the driver's assistant received minor injuries. There is no threat to the environment. The situation does not affect the movement of passenger and commuter trains. The Western Interregional Investigative Committee for Transport of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation reported that 15 carriages of a freight train had derailed; the driver and assistant driver who were injured were receiving medical assistance and a pre-investigation check was organized.
“According to preliminary data, today, November 11, 2023, at approximately 7:10 a.m. (coincides with Moscow time – ed.) on the Rybnoye – Checkpoint 204 km section, a freight train with mineral fertilizers derailed,” Moskovskaya said interregional transport prosecutor's office in its Telegram channel.
It is noted that in order to coordinate the actions of regulatory and investigative authorities, Ryazan transport prosecutor Alexey Sidorov went to the scene of the incident. The Moscow Interregional Transport Prosecutor's Office has organized an inspection of compliance with legislative requirements on traffic safety and operation of railway transport.