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15 Aug 2019 | 03:49 PM UTC

Sweden: Fire near Hässleholm disrupts southern line train service August 14

Sweden News Alert

Fire near Hässleholm causes significant railway damage on Southern main line August 14; train service disruptions expected in coming days

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/15/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/19/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Stockholm). COUNTRY/REGION Hässleholm

Event

A fire at a warehouse near Hässleholm broke out in the afternoon (local time) on Wednesday, August 14, causing significant damage to nearby train tracks serving Sweden's Southern main line. Some train companies will provide replacement bus services until normal train service resumes. Repair efforts were underway as of the morning on Thursday, August 15, and authorities expect normal train service to resume on Monday, August 19.

Train disruptions, including severe delays and cancelations, are likely over the coming hours and days.  

Advice

Individuals traveling on the Southern main line are advised to monitor the situation, check the status of their train prior to departure, and anticipate train delays and cancelations over the coming hours and days.

 

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