Kerosene train derailment caused by broken rail switch

Ljubljana, 26 July - The freight train derailment that led to a massive kerosene spill near Hrastovlje on 25 June was caused by a broken or cracked rail switch, the Infrastructure Ministry's rail accidents investigator Daniel Lenart told the STA on Friday.

A cargo train derails in a tunnel near Hrastovlje, with a major quantity of the jet fuel kerosene spilled.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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