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Sweden: Rail disruptions due to derailment in Ludvika Oct. 12

Train derailment in Ludvika causes regional rail disruptions October 12

12 Oct 11:00 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 10/12/2017, 12:00 AM until 10/12/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/Stockholm). COUNTRY/REGION Sweden


On Thursday, October 12, a freight train detailed near Ludvika station, in the eastern county of Dalarna, at around 02:30 (local time). The accident has caused significant rail disruptions affecting passenger trains on the Borlänge-Hallsberg, Borlänge-Kil, and Västerås-Ludvika lines.

It is unclear when traffic will return to normal. A bus replacement service has been set up on affected routes.


Travelers are advised to confirm the status of their trains and allow for extra time to reach their destinations.

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