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Six railroad cars with grain en route to Ukraine derail in Moldova

Aug 7, 2023

The train with 61 cars of grain was traveling from Moldova to a river port in Ukraine. 6 cars were overturned as a result of the accident.


According to Ukrinform, this was reported by Reuters.

Six of the 61 grain cars derailed when the train was running on the Kulma-Cadyr-Lunga section of the line. It was heading to Reni, a Ukrainian river transport port on the Danube.

According to preliminary information, the cause was an extremely high temperature that caused the rails to lose their strength.

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 07/08/2023

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