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Dødstoget on the great belt: a Similar accident happened in Germany

the Accident on the Bridge happened, according to the Accident investigation board probably know that a trailer was pulled of to and sliding over in the passage

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Dødstoget on the great belt: a Similar accident happened in Germany

the Accident on the Bridge happened, according to the Accident investigation board probably know that a trailer was pulled of to and sliding over in the passagertoget.

Although the precise cause has not yet been established, Traffic - Building and Housing has already issued a ban to carry the kind of trailers - the so-called semi-trailers on the railway.

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It is due to a test at DB Cargo showed that, in two out of three cases, there were problems with the locking mechanism, when the trailers would be permanently fixed on the so-called lommevogne.

It was also the problem in 2014, a similar accident took place near Hamburg.

Here's the semi-trailer on a freight train from the privately owned, Swedish Hector Rail. The trailer didn't smoke, but hang out over the side and smashed into a bridge.

Luckily no one hurt, " says Björn Nettervik, security manager at Hector Rail to Ekstra Bladet.

the Company had after the accident to make several changes in their procedures for the preparation of to.

Security is something we look at with great seriousness. After the accident, therefore, we have improved the training of the staff who handle that sort of thing.

- In this context, we have also revised the checklist that staff should review the order to determine whether a semi-trailer is now properly locked to the lommevognen, he says.

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Björn Nettervik follows the investigations of the accident on the great belt close.

- It is deeply tragic. But it is difficult even to have a definite professional opinion on the matter, as it still is under exploration at haveri commission, he says and stresses that there are different lommevogne to freight trains.

Therefore, it is not necessarily the same vehicle that is used by the two accidents. The principle of semi-trailers, which attach to godsvognene, however, are generally the same.

the Train forrreste part was smashed after the accident on the great belt Bridge. Photo: Anthon Unger

Hector Rail is one of the companies that are approved to run with the goods in Denmark, so they are now also affected by the ban. However, this only applies until the individual company can show a procedure which can verify that the cart is properly locked in place.

Hector Rail is working to get the ban lifted for them. It can at the earliest happen on Friday.

After the accident, we introduced of its own motion, an additional control for the sake of security. In addition, we respond now to the questions which the agency has prepared, " says Björn Nettervik.

Head of department of Traffic, Construction and Housing Claus René Pedersson told yesterday to Ekstra Bladet, that there has not been reported any incidents, which could indicate that something should be wrong with the transport of the kinds of wagons. Only after after Storebæltsulykken, has the committee got acquainted with the accident in Germany. It is the head of unit annoyed with:

- If we had known it, maybe we could have done something.

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