Investigation of a railway accident at Bergen central station


On Thursday 7 November 2019 the second rear wagon in a freight train derailed at the entrance to Bergen central station. The derailment led to major material damage and subsequent delays.

Freight train 5511 was on its way from Oslo to Bergen when the second rear wagon derailed at the entrance to Bergen station. Two containers fell off the wagon that derailed and ended up in the neighboring track.

No one was injured in this incident. Bergen central station was closed for passenger trains for several hours.

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



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Latest uptdate: 11.11.2019

Bergen central station
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Type of Transportation
Freight train
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Rolling Stock
Freight wagon
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