Leuna: tube-To-tube rupture in a chemical plant: rail damage on Monday

at Least, up to this day will continue blocking the track after a water pipe burst in the Leuna chemical Park. This Jörg Bönisch, spokesman for Deutsche Bahn sa

Leuna: tube-To-tube rupture in a chemical plant: rail damage on Monday

at Least, up to this day will continue blocking the track after a water pipe burst in the Leuna chemical Park. This Jörg Bönisch, spokesman for Deutsche Bahn said on Friday afternoon, and reasoned: "The fire Department has pumped out the water, but it is all softened."

water pipe breakage in the chemical plant Leuna

The route must first dry before the railway employees can look at the damage on the ground. "With a ground-penetrating radar of what needs to be done to look." This is to be done, so the weather cooperates on the weekend, on Monday morning. What time is the track can then be free to enter, but depending on what repairs are necessary. Until then, the current Situation remains.

The long - Distance and freight traffic will be diverted. Also, the regional railway lines of the DB and Abellio will run from Großkorbetha on Leipzig-Leutzsch to hall. Therefore, Saalfeld and Halle-Erfurt are not supported on the Compounds Halle-Jena, Halle-Jena-currently, the stations in the hall circle – Leuna Werke Nord and Süd, Merseburg and Schkopau as well as the train station Halle-ammendorf.

the main water pipe cracked

Both Abellio and the DB set up for their lines of replacement transport with buses to rail. This was, however, expect longer travel times, said Abellio. Meanwhile, the Infra Leuna, which is responsible for the infrastructure on a chemical site responsible was able to push ahead with their investigation into the accident, which occurred against 1.45 PM in the night to Friday, and had led, that the track distance on one kilometre in length under the water.

company spokesman Martin Reverberant stated that a water main had broken. She had immediately been sealed off. Since it was fresh water, there would be no risk to the environment. Also the water supply of the companies at the chemical site had not been affected by the accident, discussed the speaker. All lines are redundant built. The defective cable shall be repaired as of Monday. (mz)

*The contribution of "tube-To-tube rupture in a chemical plant: rail damage on Monday" is published by Central German newspaper. Contact with the executives here.

Central German newspaper
Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 21:27

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