Acute operational disruption at Hamburg Central Station after a development prepare accident | EUROtoday

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As of: April 26, 2024 7:05 p.m

In Hamburg, a small development prepare and its superstructure received caught underneath a bridge. Six folks had been injured, one in all them critically. After the accident, prepare visitors is severely affected and vacationers want quite a lot of endurance.

According to the railway, the small development prepare was tilted underneath the Ernst Merck Bridge as a result of its superstructure hit the ceiling of the bridge.

Station closed – prepare cease for S1, S2, S3, S5

The hearth division is on website with a big contingent. Rail visitors at and round Hamburg Central Station is severely affected. Trains can’t enter the station. This applies to native and long-distance transport in addition to S-Bahn trains. How the accident might have occurred remains to be unclear. The long-distance trains and S-Bahn are presently being evacuated.

Traffic disruptions additionally away from the prepare station

As a results of the suspension of prepare providers, 1000’s of passengers are attempting to modify to buses and vehicles. As a outcome, visitors got here to a standstill across the tv tower. The buses are overcrowded, so the doorways typically don't shut. Buses on metro line 15, for instance, took greater than twice so long as common. They had already been on the street for 25 minutes from Rothenbaum to Sternschanze.

Hamburg Central Station after a prepare derailed.

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NDR 90.3 | NDR 90.3 Current | April 26, 2024 | 17:00 o'clock