Rail accident at entry point of Cotesti station of the Galati Regional


A person was injured following a rail accident caused on Saturday morning, at 5.25, by a freight train belonging to Transferoviar Grup, CFR SA informs. According to CFR SA, train 60842-1 belonging to Transferoviar Grup passed the entry signal at the head of the station that indicated the necessity to stop and violently crashed into a group of track machinery that were stationing.

Following the accident, the train’s locomotive and the track machinery derailed. The rail accident caused one injury, the guard looking after the track machinery, that is now out of harm’s way. ‘The causes of the accident will be determined by the investigatory commission that is on site’, said CFR SA.