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Lao Cai-Ha Noi trains get back on track

Update: April, 09/2013 - 09:56
Trains to and from northern Lao Cai Province resumed work yesterday morning after a night-long delay caused by the derailment of a freight train on Sunday evening.—Illustrative image/Photo Internet

LAO CAI (VNS)— Trains to and from northern Lao Cai Province resumed work yesterday morning after a night-long delay caused by the derailment of a freight train on Sunday evening.

The train, travelling from Lao Cai to Ha Noi derailed near Cau Nho Station, about 60 kilometres to the south of Lao Cai City, disrupting the popular route for tourists travelling to the province's Sa Pa resort district.

Lao Cao Railway Station manager Hoang Dinh Tu stated that eight passenger trains were delayed until the track was cleared yesterday morning.

Although a carriage turned over, there was no human loss in the incident.

Local authorities are investigating the cause of the derailment. — VNS



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