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Trains traffic interrupted between Brussels and Ottigni: delays are announced



Several trains were deleted after the incident.

the railroad between Ottignies and Brussels was able to continue in both directions on Thursday around 19:20, after being interrupted around 1:15 due to a truck driver who attempted to enter under a bridge that he could not normally approach. The railway operator Infrabel reports that delays are expected in this direction.

The five trains actually remained stuck in the peripheral stations after the incident. Experts on the face of the site found that there is no danger for the stability of the bridge, through which the trains pass, and approved the continuation of traffic, but the lag in the traffic remains to be solved.

The truck hit the bridge

At the beginning of the interruption of the railway traffic: a heavy load that, despite the signalization, wanted to enter the tunnel above which the tracks crossed, near the station Groenendael. The truck hit the concrete frame of the deck, too small for this type of truck. For safety reasons, it was necessary to stop the passage of trains there, the time to check the stability of the structure.



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