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Railways resumed the movement of more than 180 long-distance trains

Railways resumed the running of more than 180 long-distance trains in Russia, previously canceled because of the situation with the coronavirus, the General Director of the company Oleg Belozerov at meeting with Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

The Railways because of the decrease in passenger traffic against the background of coronavirus has cut more than 200 long-distance trains. After the easing of restrictions on the coronavirus, the company began to restore the previously cancelled trains. In mid-July, the Deputy Director General of the company Dmitry Pegov said that the Railways resumed the running of 70% of long-distance trains in Russia, previously canceled because of the situation with the coronavirus, and the plan in August will appoint an additional 20-40 trains to transport passengers from the South.

Railways has canceled the events on the Day of the railwayman

Russian Railways has canceled a planned mass events at railroad Day on the background COVID-19 and will hold an online race, told reporters in the company.

The railwaymen of Russia is traditionally celebrated on the first Sunday of August. In 2016, RZD celebrate Day of the railwayman in the format of a charity run, the proceeds of which are transferred to seriously ill patients, wards of charitable funds. The event took place across the country. Earlier on the event website to the Day of railwayman was said that August 2 will be a traditional race. In a press-service of Russian Railways, RIA Novosti reported that the event will be held with observance of all necessary security measures because of the situation with coronavirus.

In Petersburg have restored the movement of trains after the accident locomotives

The movement of freight trains on the restored section of track, where the derailed two locomotive, with the restoration of the railway infrastructure is ongoing, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the October railway (OZHD).

As reported, JSC "RZD", on Tuesday afternoon on the tracks of the station Kupchinskaya DWS there was a gathering of two freight locomotives and one empty railcar. According to the city Department of the emergencies Ministry, one person was hospitalized with closed cherepno-a brain trauma and a bruise of a thorax, the second after examination doctors refused hospitalization. Severo-the Western investigatory management on transport SK the Russian Federation has specified that in a collision of locomotives suffered the driver of one of the compounds. Upon incident criminal case about infringement of safety rules of movement and operation of railway transport, also checks the transport Prosecutor's office.

In a collision of trains in St. Petersburg managed to avoid the fuel spill

Oil spill is not fixed after the derailment of freight locomotives in St. Petersburg, reports the North-Western transport Prosecutor's office.

As previously advised, the company "Russian Railways", on Tuesday afternoon on the tracks of the station Kupchinskaya Oktyabrskaya railway occurred gathering two freight locomotives and one empty railcar. According to the MOE, after a collision of freight trains were derailed three locomotives and an empty car. One person was hospitalized with closed cherepno-a brain trauma and a bruise of a thorax, the second after examination doctors refused hospitalization.

After a collision of trains in St. Petersburg opened a criminal case

The investigating authorities opened a criminal case on violation of safety rules of movement and operation of railway transport after the collision, the freight locomotives in St. Petersburg, which injured the driver, according to Severo-the Western investigatory management on transport SK the Russian Federation.

As reported, JSC "RZD", on Tuesday afternoon on the tracks of the station Kupchinskaya Oktyabrskaya railway occurred gathering two freight locomotives and one empty railcar. According to the revised data of urban emergency Department, after a collision of freight trains were derailed three locomotives and an empty car. One person was hospitalized with closed cherepno-a brain trauma and a bruise of a thorax, the second after examination doctors refused hospitalization.

The driver was injured in the derailment of the locomotives in St. Petersburg

One of the drivers, according to preliminary data, were injured in the derailment of two freight locomotives and one empty wagon in St. Petersburg, told RIA Novosti the representative of transport management of the interior Ministry in the northwestern Federal district.

As previously advised, the company "Russian Railways", on Tuesday afternoon on the tracks of the station Kupchinskaya Oktyabrskaya railway occurred gathering two freight locomotives and one empty railcar. In the Railways noted that there were no injuries. A source in the emergency services reported that the doctors inspect two people.

The Railways issued a Declaration with commitments on ecology and lake Baikal

Russian Railways has published on its website a Declaration obligations in terms of ecology and lake Baikal, which, in particular, provide for the construction of facilities in accordance with environmental protection legislation and special projects in support of biodiversity conservation of the unique ecosystem of the lake.

A document called the "Declaration concerning an integrated approach in solving problems of protection of lake Baikal in the implementation of investment projects to develop Eastern polygon". "Of JSC "Russian Railways" realizes that the location of the objects on the Baikal natural territory imposes a special responsibility on the company. Setting its primary objective the fulfillment of the mission for the safe transport of goods and passengers with minimal impact on the environment during implementation of investment projects for the development of the Eastern site, the company finds it necessary to participate in preserving the ecosystem of lake Baikal", - the document says.

The Railways returned to schedule all trains "swift" between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod

The Railways from Wednesday was returned to schedule all trains "swift" between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod, previously canceled because of the situation with coronavirus, reported the company.

Earlier in connection with the unfavorable epidemiological situation the movement of most trains "swift" is temporarily suspended. Remained only train No. 704, and No. 705. As the lifting of restrictions, from July 3 on a route returned three pairs of trains that ran on separate dates.

More than 90 Russians have returned home from Armenia

More than 90 Russians went back on Tuesday the bus home from Armenia through Georgia in conditions of limited air traffic due to measures to combat the spread of coronavirus, was reported in the press service of the Russian Embassy in Yerevan.

"July fourteenth was organized regular transportation of passengers by bus through the territory of Georgia. In vehicles provided by CJSC "South Caucasus railway" (SCR, 100% "daughter" of Russian Railways), home was able to return 92 people," - said in a statement posted on the Embassy page in Facebook.

In the Tula region restored the movement of trains

The movement of trains on the site of the derailment of a freight train in the Tula region is fully restored, reported the Moscow railway (MZHD, a branch of RZD).

Sunday on the stretch of Lazarevo - Schekino the Moscow railway (MZHD) occurred the derailment of a freight train. There were no injuries. The environmental challenge is not.

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