Intercity-Express of the Deutsche Bahn derailed on Sunday evening in Basel. At the entrance to the train station Basel SBB to the engine head and a carriage from the tracks to be jumped, said a DB spokesman. No one hurt. On Board the train were found to be about 240 passengers. They were led by rescue workers from the crashed train.
The ICE 373 from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Interlaken Ost, a city in Central Switzerland. The accident occurred at 20 o'clock. The cause was nothing on Monday. In addition, it was still unclear how and when the derailed train will be recovered.
train passengers will have to expect in the area of the city of Basel until at least Tuesday with disabilities. The city has two major railway stations. The German railway station (Basel Bad Bf) and the Swiss station (Basel SBB), where the disaster occurred. The train service between these two stations was also interrupted on Monday. Travellers had to change trains on the tram or the Bus. The concerned about passengers who wanted to travel from Germany via Basel towards Zurich or Berne.
It's not the first accident with a German train in Basel. Already in November 2017 there was derailed a ICE - however at the Baden train station. At that time, several cars of a at Hamburg next train were derailed. Of the 500 passengers no one was injured.