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FINAL REPORT from a railway accident investigation - a collision between diesel locomotive № 07065 and Rail Maintenance Car-33 in Kaspichan station on October 14, 2019

FINAL REPORT from a railway accident investigation - a collision between diesel locomotive № 07065 and Rail Maintenance Car-33 in Kaspichan station on October 14, 2019

On October 14, 2019, at 19:10 hrs, following the order of the senior dispatcher in FTU Gorna Oryahovitsa at BDZ "Freight Transport" EOOD, a diesel locomotive № 07065 exits Kaspichan OP to Kaspichan station. It had to be hitched at the station to Motor Tractor DGku-033 and both vehicles to leave for Sindel Distribution Station. The locomotive is let to pass on 14th track and directed to 4-th track where Rail Maintenance Car-033 of RS - Shumen is stationed. After preparing the route to 4th track, the locomotive starts, driven by the rearward-facing cab. Thus it strikes the motor tractor Rail Maintenance Car-033 and the same is displaced at 95 m but does not derail.

As a result of the impact, one motorman falls off the platform of the Rail Maintenanc Car between the tracks and receives severe injuries, while the other motorman, in the tractor cab, is slightly bruised and is taken to the EMC Shumen for treatment.

The motor tractor is severely damaged.

The locomotive brigade operating diesel locomotive № 07065 is not injured, no damage to the locomotive.