The number of victims at collision of trains and trains in the West of Moscow has increased up to 16 people. About it “lente.ru” has informed a source in the emergency services. Four of the wounded are in critical condition, two of them — the machinists of the train.
The long-distance train Moscow — Brest crashed into an empty commuter train on Saturday, April 8, at about 23:00. The incident occurred on the tracks of the Belarusian direction of the Moscow railway (MZHD), near the house №4 along the street Gerasim Kurina. Four cars derailed, said RIA Novosti.
According to preliminary data, accident happened from-for malfunctions of the automatic control of railway arrows. In this case the reason also considered the human factor, the source added.