Landslide cuts off Hanoi-Lao Cai Railway

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A heavy rain last night has triggered a severe landslide cutting off Hanoi-Lao Cai railway south of Lam Giang station, announced Hanoi based Railway Transport Operation Center.
 

Thousands of cubic meters of soil blocks Hanoi-Lao Cai railway

Thousands of cubic meters of soil blocks Hanoi-Lao Cai railway

About 100,000 cubic meters of rock and soil debris have buried three rail tracks and five empty carriages in the station, damaged 100 meters of sleepers and rails.
The accident has interrupted travel at the station for many hours. This morning, the railway industry mobilized buses to transport over 1,000 passengers of four trains through the landslide area.
Relevant sides are concentrating human resources and materials to clear the debris, repair the rail tracks and resume travel in the route. 


By BICH QUYEN – Translated by Hai Mien

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