A short while ago, the movement of trains returned to normal on the “Cairo-Alexandria” railway, after stopping for more than 5 hours, due to an accident when two trains derailed at Damanhour Station in the lake. .
The Railway Authority team was able to lift the cars of the “Matrouh-Cairo” train, which derailed at Damanhour Station, without causing any casualties..
The Railway Authority used giant cranes to remove the effects of the accident, and the railway tracks were repaired to restore the movement of trains again .
The Damanhour train station in Beheira witnessed the removal of traces of a passenger train tractor and one of the carriages derailing on the “Cairo-Alexandria” line while the train entered the railway station this morning.
Informed sources confirmed that the Railway Authority used a work team and giant cranes from Tanta station to return the vehicles to their tracks and repair the railway tracks and vehicles in the authority’s workshops in Alexandria.
The security services in the lake had received a report from the railway police stating that the tractor of the passenger train number 774 and the first carriage of the train coming from Matrouh had left the railway tracks while entering Damanhour station.
Immediately, the security leaders moved to the scene of the incident. Inspection, it was found that my car had left the train off the tracks of the railway track, without causing any injuries..
The Egyptian National Railways had announced that during the course of the 774 train (sleeping + air-conditioning) at Marsa Matrouh / Cairo this morning, in the Damanhour station, the tractor and the power wagon were derailed, running the ascending and descending line, and this did not result in any injuries, and immediately alerted By pushing the lifting equipment to the accident site to speed up the lifting of the accident and prepare the rail for normal movement .