Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Count: These were the accidents in the metro this week

This week has certainly not been the best for the Collective Transport System (Metro). It all started on Saturday, January 7, when two Line 3 trains collided, killing one person and injuring at least 59.

but the losing streak accidents The matter did not end there, as they were reporting from the second week of January. Multiple inconsistencies in different metro stations, The same which affected its smooth operation, added to the anger of the residents of the capital and showed that the maintenance of the transport system is required.

Here are the incidents that took place on or around the Metro in the week of January 9-13:

A train is seen engulfed in smoke at Nezahualcóyotl station on Line B

On 9 January, one person was injured and chaos surrounded passengers evacuating a train at the Nezahualcóyotl station on Line B of the metro.


According to Metro Social Networks, the accident occurred after a metal object fell on Line B at the Nezahualcoyotl station, located on the border of the municipality of Ecatepec in the State of Mexico, specifically a bouncy tubefell on the track.

caused by cloud of smokeDue to which the passengers of the train standing at the station had to be taken out and electricity had to be cut to remove the tube from the jumper.

It was the second similar incident on that line that day, as on Monday afternoon Metro reported that power had also been cut at the Garibaldi station due to a falling metal object.

They control the fire a few steps away from the Cetrum Pentitlan… Metr

On Tuesday, January 10, members of the Banking and Industrial Police (pbi) Civil Defense Secretary (SSC) from Mexico City they put out Fire In a semi-permanent position located at the Modal Transfer Center (citram, pantitlanAdolfo López Mateos neighborhood, mayor’s office iztacalcoFew steps away from metro station.


While the officers carried out their security, prevention and surveillance tasks at the intersection of Manuel Labriza and Río Churubusco avenues, several passers-by who were there asked for their support and informed them that meters ahead fire in a semi-permanent position,

Men in uniform rushed to the spot to confirm the emergency and with the support of some tenants who provided them with buckets of water, they extinguished the flames from inside a white stallThere is no report of any casualty at the incident site.

Line 5 train ejected due to smoke in tires

On Wednesday, January 11, a subway convoy had to be evacuated at Politecnico station on Line 5, due to a reported start of a fire originating from one of the train’s wheels.

Videos circulated on social networks showed people running on the platform at the time they were pulled off. It has also been observed how mass transport workers use fire extinguishers to extinguish the fire. The platform was filled with smoke. Both tires and fire extinguishers.

In this regard, Metro officials informed that the suspension of service was temporary and the train was resumed after being evacuated and withdrawn.

Station evacuated on Line 3

On Thursday, January 12,A station on Line 3 was evicted.said head of government Claudia Sheinbaum.

The officer said there was another problem (without mentioning which one) on line 7,

Earlier, the head of government announced that the National Guard would assume security work Metro is starting from this Thursday.

“In recent months, episodes that we classify as out of the ordinary have been occurring, which do not normally occur in the metro,” he said.

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