It was at 13.40-the time a passenger train pulled down an overhead wire on the main Western line near Sköldinge, between Flen and Katrineholm, which was to lead to delays of up to an hour and forty minutes in the train traffic between Stockholm and Gothenburg, as the only one of the tracks could be used.
evacuated the 185 passengers aboard the train and could then continue with another train
– They will now run to Flen to switch to another train that will take them to Gothenburg, " says Rebecca Lundin on the MTR Express.
Tågsetet will now be pulled from the site by a diesel loco to Katrineholm station. Where inspected the locomotive, and if it does not have any damage running it to Stockholm during the night.
Overhead line will be repaired during the night and the route will again be executable in both directions early Monday morning, according to the Swedish transport administration.
long - distance and regional train services on the routes Stockholm C—Hallsberg—Gothenburg/Karlstad/Oslo, Stockholm C—Nyköping, sweden/Norrköping—Malmö/Copenhagen and Linköping—Norrköping, Katrineholm, Eskilstuna—Västerås—Sala.
Some trains running with delays, and go via other routes.