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Investigation of derailment on the corner of Parkveien and Welhavens gate in Oslo

On Friday 22 January 2021 tramcar SL95 147 operating line 18-service between Rikshospitalet and Grefsen derailed between two points while turning left into Welhavens gate from Parkveien.

The driver observed the derailment and immidiately stopped the tramcar. The second bogie in the direction of travel had derailed. 

No personal injury was incurred during the derailment. 

The the track was closed for repair and the line between Rikshospitalet and Stortorvet was closed for more than eight hours.

The investigation will clarify the sequense of events and identify possible causal factors. Any underlying conditions that may have contributed to the derailment will be mapped and analysed.

Photo: NSIA

Latest update: 02.02.2021 


Location The corner of Parkveien and Welhavens gate, Oslo
Occurrence date 22.01.2021
Type of Transportation Tram
Type of occurrence Derailment
Rolling Stock Multippel Unit (MU)

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