ICE Connections are redirected to: rail transport limited in Fulda, following a major fire

Due to a large fire of a building material warehouse in a German company called Hünfeld it comes to restrictions on rail traffic. According to information of th

ICE Connections are redirected to: rail transport limited in Fulda, following a major fire

Due to a large fire of a building material warehouse in a German company called Hünfeld it comes to restrictions on rail traffic. According to information of the Deutsche Bahn since Monday evening, several ICE to be diverted Connections between Fulda and Bad Hersfeld, since the fire in the vicinity of the Track railway installations were damaged. It come to delays in the long-distance transport. The regional transport is affected according to the Verkehrsgesellschaft Cantus. A replacement rail transport on the route between Haunetal-Neukirchen and Fulda is set up, it said in a statement. The fault should be fixed according to track data expected until Tuesday evening.

The fire in the Central warehouse of Raiffeisen had broken out on Monday. The damage amounts according to police, at around three million euros. No one was hurt. On Tuesday morning, the fire brigade was still to combat gluten-nests on the spot, said a police spokesman. The cause of the fire to stay initially unclear.

Also, another fire in a sawmill in Lauterbach (Vogelsbergkreis), at the on Monday night, according to police, the machine shop in full fire has affected the rail traffic for a short time. The railway line from Fulda, Gießen and Limburg could, however, be navigated in the night. The first estimates of the police, according to a property was due to the fire damage of around 300,000 Euro.

Updated Date: 05 August 2020, 03:20

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