Podsosenka train disaster

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Podsosenka train disaster
Date 3 March 1992
Location Nelidovo, Tver Oblast
Country Russia
Cause Signal passed at danger
Statistics
Deaths 43
Injuries 108

The Podsosenka train disaster happened on March 3, 1992 at 5:15 (local time) near Nelidovo, Tver Oblast in Russia.

Passenger train 004 en route from Riga to Moscow failed to stop at restrictive signal, and collided with an oncoming freight train at station Podsosenka. The collision of the two diesel locomotives caused a fire, which spread to the passenger cars. 43 people were killed, and 108 injured.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Крушение в Подсосенке в 1992 году (in Russian). parovoz.com. 2009-01-10. Archived from the original on 2012-09-13.