Freight train with 22 wagons derails in Eastern Russia
Image: Telegram. RZD
A freight train has derailed in Eastern Russia. In total, 22 wagons went off the track, causing delays for multiple trains on the route. According to Trans-Baikal Railway, the operator of that section, no one was hurt in the accident.
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Excusingly, all media, “ours”, etc. wrongly and misleadingly, names derailments etc. as “accidents”.
As direct related a calculated risk, now broken rails, by far, single, most frequent cause of derailment, is not in words meaning an “accident”., etc.
Alternatively, at a track design, proving safely calculable – now requested… – where wheel load and forces/stresses imposed, are low and safely limited, Industry, as all other serious public affairs will provide, for safety factors, the needed!