Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Trial begins on damaged section of Metro’s Line 3; plans to reopen this afternoon

guillermo calderondirector mass transit system (STC) mexico city subwayexplained that they would start with Trial Period with empty trains in Indios Verdes-Tlaltelolco stretch from line 3and that if everything goes according to plan, it could Reopen to users this afternoon.

In a brief conference with the head of government of Mexico City, claudia sheinbaumThe director of Metro said that on Saturday, January 7, the work of returning the trains that collided with each other has been completed.

“At this time we are about to start, after checking that the tracks are free of obstructions, we are about to start the first empty test with a low-speed train traveling through the closed section, from Indios Verdes to Tlatelolco And then return,” he said.

“We hope, we have all the proof of system verification that everything is going well, soon after that we will send an empty fleet of four or five trains to make this route for re-verification of correct operation of the track system.” Will send more trains. Once this work is completed, we will be in a position to open this closed section from Indios Verdes to Tlatelolco”, he indicated.

We estimate that by afternoon we will be in a position to open this section”, he said.

President of the capital told that they continue 22 people hospitalized following the train accident on Line 3 on 7 January, and insisted that the protocols following the train accident had worked from the start.

“I want to inform you of those who have been injured in hospitals, there are still 22 people, 17 in San Angel in hospital, two in ISSSTE on October 1, two in Ruben Lenero of the CDMX government and one person in toxicological, Because he had addiction problems, they took him to the toxicological,” he argued.

“The protocol developed from the beginning is working, various partners of the CDMX government are attending to those who were hurt,” he explained.

With information from Lopez-Doriga Digital

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