On the Prague – Beroun corridor, an express train derailed, crashing into rocks
Traffic on the track is stopped.
The Czech Railways is facing great consequences from heavy rains and storms from night to day. So far, the highest speed is the derailment of 753 Berounka on the corridor line from Beroun to Prague.
The incident took place between Karlštejn and Zadní Třebaní, the train crashed into rocks on the track, which came loose after heavy rains. The operation is stopped. According to the first information, no one was injured. She derailed the 362 series locomotive and the first car.
According to the ČD Emergency website, the operation is stopped within 2 pm, but rescuing the train may take longer. The accident occurred in an inaccessible place. Czech Railways began to provide alternative bus transport between Beroun and Prague. Passengers in the section Prague – Beroun can use the S6 and R26 lines via Rudná in both directions, or bus lines 380, 384 and 394. Train tickets are accepted on buses. Suburban trains should run without restrictions between Prague and Řevnice.
As of yesterday, traffic on the Plzeň – České Budějovice line in the Střelské Hoštice – Strakonice section has been stopped since the rain due to a submerged line. Nový is stopped on the line from České Budějovice to České Velenice, near Nová Ves a freight train ran into a fallen tree. There is also traffic on the line Ražice – Tábor in the section Vlastec – Červená nad Vltavou, where a passenger train ran into a tree. Due to a fallen tree on the track, trains do not run between Trutnov and Adršpach.