Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Line 7 Metro CDMX: Restore service after incident at Polanco station

After the separation of two coaches from Polanco station, service on Line 7 of the Mexico City Metro was fully restored.

“At the moment service is normal on Line 7, all stations are operational. Trains continue to move”, he told via social network.

Mexico City Metro reported suspension of service, as well evacuation of train to monitor it, They later announced that stations between Takuba and Takubaya would be temporarily closed. about this eventor was reported injuredAccording to Metro Collective Transport.

For about three hours, users were forced to use RTP units for shifting to the provisionally suspended section.

The incident follows several failures on the metro line. One of them occurred on 7 January, when two trains on Line 3 collided, killing one person and injuring at least 59.

Two days later, one person was injured and chaos surrounded passengers who had to evacuate a train at the Nezahualcoyotl station on Line B of the subway.

Regarding both accidents, the head of the government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, said that the reasons for the failure are malicious eventsAnd not for lack of maintenance.

He assured that the presence of the National Guard at Metro facilities is meant to deter those malicious acts; However, since they participate in transportation security work four events happened,

  • A short circuit occurred in Santa Anita after a beer can fell on the track.
  • Broken train mirrors, as well as theft of cables in the La Raza-Potreiro section.
  • “Atypical” hit the section of track at Ermita station on Line 12, when service had not yet opened.
  • Detachment of wagons at Polanco.

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