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21 May 2019 | 03:55 PM UTC

Germany: Passenger train collides with truck in Tübingen May 21

Germany News Alert

Lingering disruptions expected after train collides with truck in Tübingen (Baden-Württemberg state) May 21; at least eight passengers injured

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/21/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/22/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Berlin). COUNTRY/REGION Tübingen

Event

A passenger train collided with a truck in Tübingen (Baden-Württemberg state) on Tuesday afternoon (local time) May 21, leaving at least eight people injured. Officials indicate a regional train struck the truck at a street-level crossing in Kilchberg district; the driver of the truck and engineer of the train were seriously injured in the incident. Deutsche Bahn has suspended rail services between Tübingen and Rottenburg through Tuesday evening to allow authorities to clear the tracks. 

Lingering delays and cancelations are to be expected across the rail network over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals traveling through the affected area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, confirm train reservations, budget additional time to reach their destinations, and seek alternative modes of transportation, if necessary. Refer to the Deutsche Bahn website for real-time updates on train delays and cancelations.

 

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