Train from Moscow to Paris stopped in Poland because of a storm cyclone in Germany
It is expected that the traffic in the area Frankfurt / Oder — Berlin will be resumed by mid-day on 7 October.
MOSCOW, October 7. /TASS/. The train from Moscow to Paris, stayed in Poland, because the train movement in Germany partially closed due to the storm cyclone “Xavier”. About it reports on Saturday a press-service of JSC “Russian Railways”.
“In connection with the hurricane “Xavier” at the present time closed by the movement of trains in the area Frankfurt / Oder — Berlin of the German Railways. Train No. 23 Moscow — Paris is stopped at the station of Sochi”, — stated in the message.
As explained in the press-service, the passengers of this train, and train No. 24 Paris — Moscow will be delivered to destination stations by buses and local trains.
“According to the German Railways, the opening portion of the Frankfurt / Oder — Berlin is expected by the middle of the day on 7 October”, — added the press service.
The cyclone storm has led in Germany to the death of seven people and dozens were injured. Deutsche Bahn on Thursday stopped the movement of trains in the five Federal States — Berlin, Bremen, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Schleswig — Holstein, partly in Mecklenburg — Vorpommern. Bad weather led to the cancellations of flights at airports in Bremen and Hamburg, to delays in the air harbors of Berlin. The German weather service reported that the wind speed on mount Brocken, sometimes up to 180 km/h.