Santiago-Temuco train derails during inaugural trip in La Araucanía

Santiago-Temuco train derails during inaugural trip in La Araucanía
Santiago-Temuco train derails during inaugural trip in La Araucanía

This morning, the historic train that was making its inaugural tourism trip between Santiago and Temuco derailed in the Mininco sector, in the Collipulli commune, La Araucanía region.

The transport, known for offering a unique experience between the capital and the southern region, began its night departure last night on May 17 after seven years and suffered the incident due to a fault on the railway line, as reported by the authorities.

The train, which was completely sold, It had numerous passengers on board who were enjoying the special tour. Fortunately, The derailment affected only one car transporting logistical elements, leaving the passengers unharmed.

Although attacks have been reported in this area in the past, on this occasion The intervention of third parties has been ruled out.

EFE

For its part, from the State Railway Company (EFE) reported that “the special train that was traveling between Santiago and Temuco at around 7:00 a.m. today, at the entrance to the Mininco station, suffered a minor derailment in one of its cars, specifically in the car car.”

The Passengers are well and buses have been arranged for their transportation. “The participation of third parties is ruled out in this railway situation,” they added.

Likewise, it was reported that “specialized EFE teams are already working on site to determine the technical reasons that caused this anomaly in the movement of the train.”

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