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RhB Derailment


Martin Baumann
 

Reichenau-Tamins to Ilanz is currently closed due to a derailment.

An unconfirmed report says the train concerned is the Erlebniszug with 602

No further information at present.


Martin Baumann
 

602 and first coach derailed due to landslide, no injuries


blackfive460
 

News reports suggest it was due to not being able to stop before hitting debris on the track. 602 and the first vehicle derailed. No one injured.
See : https://www.suedostschweiz.ch/ereignisse/2020-08-01/ruefe-bringt-zugsverkehr-zwischen-reichenau-tamins-und-ilanz-zum-stillstand


Toma Bacic
 


Guerbetaler
 

Am 01.08.2020 um 18:54 schrieb blackfive460:
News reports suggest it was due to not being able to stop before
hitting debris on the track.
It was a landslide ("Rüfe") due to heavy rains. Braking distance of the train was too long to come to a halt before the landslide.

Markus, Gürbetal


Guerbetaler
 

Obviously, Blick got two photos from passengers and integrated them into
a TV broadcast
<https://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/graubuenden/nach-starkem-regen-rhaetische-bahn-nahe-illanz-wegen-murgang-entgleist-id16022567.html>
Markus, Gürbetal


Martin Baumann
 

Andre Knorr also photographed the train yesterday. The derailed coach was A 1251

https://www.flickr.com/photos/fototak/50177484163/