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Delays hit the Trans Siberian Railway after 11 carriageways loaded with coal went off the rails

19 January 2013

Delays hit the Trans Siberian Railway after 11 carriageways loaded with coal went off the rails. Picture: The Siberian Times 

No casualties were reported according to Echo Moscow radio. It is the second such incident recently. 

A week ago two people died and more than 20 coal carriages were derailed when a switching engine crashed into a cargo train. 

On this occasion the line was blocked for more than 24 hours.

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