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At approx. 12:16 PM local time on 16.06.2016, while controlling the transit pass of fast train No 3622 through Dunavtsi station in Burgas – Sofia direction, the Traffic Manager on duty observed a smoke coming out from beneath the locomotive.

Final Report from Technical investigation of railway accident – fire occurred during movement of electrical locomotive No 44085.9, which serviced fast train No 3622 in Sahrane railway station on 16.06.2016

At approx. 11:07 PM on 13.04.2016 and while hauling regional train 8626 between the stations Aytos and Chernograd in Burgas – Sofia direction, electrical locomotive 44081.8 got fire in its engine compartment. The crew stopped the train, called the emergency and started fighting the fire. The fire was extinguished after 3,5 hrs. by the fire brigade.

Outburst of fire in electric locomotive No 44081.8 while servicing fast train No 8626 at a time of movement between Aytos - Chernograd stations on railroad No 2 on April 13th, 2016

Freight train № 50601 of 'BDZ - Freight Services' Ltd., loaded with cement, derailed shortly after midnight on 23.01.2016 while entering on fourth track in 'Dupnitsa' station. Nine loaded with cement wagons derailed. Severe damages were caused to the rolling stock and to the rail infrastructure, including overhead lines and signalling.

Derailment of nine wagons of freight train no 50601 while entering Dupnitsa station at switch no 10 on 23.01.2016.

Around 9:00 a. m. on 13.10.2015, the locomotive crew of fast train No. 1621 noticed a smoke in the engine compartment of the locomotive while moving along track No. 1 from Sofia to Plovdiv in the section between Elin Pelin and Vakarel stations. The crew members took immediate action to put down the smoke and managed to extinguish the raising fire with the locomotive fire extinguishing installation and the portable fire-extinguishers available.

At around 9:47 p. m. on 09.08.2015 while implementing a shunt for attaching to the composition of the International fast train No. 493 traveling in Sofia-Plovdiv-Istanbul direction, the diesel locomotive No. 07-032 collided with the only wagon of the train at a speed of approximately 18 km per hour on the fifth track of Plovdiv station. The wagon was moved 7 meters as result of the collision.

In result of the collision, one passenger was seriously injured and another eight received light traumas.

While entering Stryama station, the train No 30111, which was moving along Sofia - Karlovo direction composed of an electrical locomotive and two passenger cars, derailed with all the bogies of the locomotive and the first car and with the first bogie of the second car at the rail switch No 2 of the station at 09:08 hrs. on 01.02.2015.

The accident did not result in any casualties or wounded persons. Damages were caused to the RS and the infrastructure.

 At 07:05 AM on 23.12.2014, the freight train No 30561 derailed in Zimnitsa station just after starting its movement towards Burgas station. Both the electric locomotives with no. 92034 and no. 92027 of DB Schenker property that serviced the train composition derailed with all of their bogies on rail track No. 4 at switch No. 11 of the station.

No casualties occurred in result of the accident, but damages were caused to both the locomotives and to the infrastructure.


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