Dangerous railway crossing : With the barrier, the trust went broke

to grow After the railway crossing, in Nied to a new Cabinet disorder in the citizens of the Western part of the city of Frankfurt, the resentment. In may, a yo

Dangerous railway crossing : With the barrier, the trust went broke

to grow After the railway crossing, in Nied to a new Cabinet disorder in the citizens of the Western part of the city of Frankfurt, the resentment. In may, a young woman from a moving train were on the track crossing at the Oeserstraße fatal and two people seriously injured. The Transition was not closed.

Bernd Günther

a Freelance writer based in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

F. A. Z.

On Thursday evening, a barrier remained, once again, open. "I'm totally shocked that it could come back to such a dangerous Situation," says Heike Stoner of the Low citizens ' initiative "The barrier must go". Even a new built-in barrier have a Defect, let the confidence in the safety of the level crossing completely disappear. In a letter to the Federal railway authority, the Initiative will require the formation of a task force.

citizens ' initiative against the barrier

According to information of the German railway had by this time blocked the drive of a barrier. While it was open, there was a train in the Transition, however, at a walking pace, because he was in time been warned. Then, the route has been blocked. Only on Friday afternoon, the Defect was fixed.

Still flowers, candles, pictures, and a St. Andrew's cross on the scene of the incident to the sixteen-year-old Cindy, who on the evening of 7. May on the way home, the tracks crossed and died. After the deadly tragedy in the Lower club world is a very committed married couple, Heike and Peter Stoner has founded the citizens ' initiative, which calls for the rapid conversion of the confusing track crossing. Almost 1400 residents have joined her. The Initiative, organized now on the seventh day of a month, a vigil for more security. Dominik, the older brother of the death of the victim, is involved.

tag "needs to be accelerated, right now"

the pressure on policy and train, wants the Initiative on the 7. August before the Romans. The city administration plans instead of the track transition an underpass. However, the preparations dragged out. Finally, it was said that the tag could not be known until 2029 to complete.

"This must be accelerated now," says the Nied competent chief Susanne Serke (CDU), also if the rail can confirm that the track was safe. "The defective barrier, the trust is gone permanently broken." And it is always the cause of the disaster from the beginning of may was not cleared. The Prosecutor's office determined against the Cabinet Keeper. But it was human error or a technical Defect? "At least on the technology, we should be able to trust," says Holden.

Updated Date: 13 July 2020, 03:20

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