An emergency bus service had been ordered, said the railway spokesman. It was initially unclear how long it would be before trains could cross the bridge again. The RB 46 connects Gelsenkirchen and Bochum, according to the railway spokesman, both directions are equally affected.
North Rhine-Westphalia: bridge damage: train failures and delays in the Ruhr area
Bochum/Herne (dpa/lnw) - Because of a damaged bridge, journeys on regional train 46 in the Ruhr area were canceled on Monday evening.