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Sweden: Tunnel fire halts train service in Stockholm region on June 22

Authorities halt all train service south of Stockholm Central Station after a fire breaks out in train tunnel between Stockholm South and Stockholm Central Stations

22 Jun 04:29 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 6/22/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/23/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/Stockholm). COUNTRY/REGION Sweden


Service on all commuter train lines south of Stockholm Central Station as well as on regional lines to Gothenburg and Malmö has been interrupted after a cable fire on the morning of Thursday, June 22. The fire occurred in a tunnel between Stockholm South Station and Stockholm Central Station; two injuries were reported. Authorities expect service to return at some point during the evening, although it is currently unclear when precisely normal operations will resume.


Travelers should consult the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) for live updates on service status and anticipate transportation disruptions in the coming hours. Contact Trafikverket directly for further information.

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