These are the keys you need to know about the consequences of a train collision between two trains Subway Line 3 This Saturday morning, January 7th, 2023 from Mexico City.
1. Human Consequences
1. Accident in row 3 This is the fourth incident of human damage to the infrastructure of mexico city subway Happened during the government of Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo.
Sheinbaum has been the head of government of the Mexican capital since December 2018. She is a member of the political party of President López Obrador.
accident of line 3It occurred at 9:16 a.m. on January 7, killing one person and injuring 57. Official portion at 2:00 p.m.,
2. Earlier, in May 2021, an elevated section of Metro Line 12 collapsed, killing two wagons and killing 26 people; More than 100 people were injured.
3. In the same year, in January of 2021, one person died and 29 people got drunk in an accident at the Metro Control Center located in the heart of the city. The control center coordinates all operations of the metro network, which transports around 4.6 million people daily through 226 km of tracks.
The incident disrupted service on various lines and stations of the metro network for several weeks.
4. train wreckage at the station tacubaya from Subway Line 1In March 2020, one person died and 41 were injured.
During a brief conference that lasted about five minutes, Claudia Sheinbaum, head of the CDMX government, assured that “justice will be done” and a “final result” will be reached regarding the investigation into the incident.
The official reiterated that the priority of the local authorities is to focus on the victims and their families.
Regarding suspended service in the section of Subway Line 3The official said the Metro will give more details on when all Line 3 operations will be restored or if the accident-hit section will have to be closed to conduct relevant investigations.
This Saturday Night, the director of mass transit system ,Metro) Guillermo Calderón of the country’s capital reported through his social networks that at about 5:00 pm, personnel from the Mexico City Attorney General’s Office completed expert work in the area of the accident.
Calderon said that Metro’s fixed installation and rolling stock personnel are already working on reactivating service, however, the official did not specify how long the service on this section of Metro’s Line 3 would be suspended. , nor did he disclose any estimated date.
Ernestina Godoy RamosThe Mexico City prosecutor, told how the accident happened and to determine the responsibilities, an investigation folder was launched into the incidents.
Godoy Ramos also assured that his chief prosecutor’s office would give “all attention” to those directly affected by the accident. “We’re going to take care of absolutely everything, reports that of course many will be discharged today, but they will be followed up.”
Taking to Twitter, President López Obrador expressed his regret: “I’m sorry about the accident in the Mexico City Metro. According to the information they have given me, unfortunately one person has lost his life and many have been injured. My condolences and my solidarity.”
I’m sorry about the accident in the Mexico City Metro. According to the information they have given me, unfortunately one person has lost his life and many are injured. My condolences and my solidarity.
— Andres Manuel (@lopezobrador_)
January 7, 2023
Meanwhile, Mexico City’s Ministry of Mobility (Semovie) Enabled various transportation services to assist users of Metro Line 3 who were affected by the suspension of service.
Federal representatives and politicians opposed to the Sheinbaum government took advantage of the situation to denounce the state of safety and maintenance of the metro, which they agreed to describe as “dangerous”.
In a statement, the coordinator of the Wa Por Mexico Parliamentary Coalition, made up of legislators from pan, On why PRDdemanded the immediate presence of Sheinbaum in the Chamber of Deputies, to explain that the metro was “becoming a system that is becoming a lethal transport”.
“This explains the total neglect in the maintenance and activities of a system which is becoming a deadly mode of transport for more than five million people, who daily commute by the said medium to their workplaces, schools, homes and other activities. Huh; Hence the immediate presence of Sheinbaum Pardo,” he said in his statement.
for the representatives of panas its chairman Marco Cortes Mendoza and other senators, “The confrontation on Metro’s Line 3 is another proof of Murray’s ineptitude that costs lives.” Politicians expressed condolences and wished “a speedy recovery to those injured”.
senator Ricardo Monreal AvilaSenators’ Coordinator Morenaexpressed regret for the damage and human impacts of the accident and assured that “the priority is now your attention.”