Emergency Services : Two trains collide in Russia’s Penza Region, no people injured

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Moscow, Oct 2 : Two trains – a passenger and a cargo one – collided on Saturday in Russia’s Penza Region, with no people injured in the incident, the emergency services told Sputnik.

The incident took place at 5:40 a.m. local time (02:40 GMT) on a railway crossing near the Goltsovka station.

According to the emergency services, the passenger train with 336 passengers, including 34 children, was heading from the Black Sea resort of Adler for the Siberian city of Tomsk.

As a result of the collision, three cars and the locomotive of the passenger train have derailed and a part of the railway has been damaged. The incident is going to cause some delays in the railway traffic.


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