Investigation of accident involving persons at Filipstad train formation yard, the Drammen line

Description

At 16.45 on Sunday 24 February 2019, one person died after coming into contact with the overhead contact line system inside Filipstad train formation yard. Two other persons present were also exposed to electricity and were critically injured in the accident.

Three persons climbed over a fence and entered Filipstad train formation yard. From there, they continued into the tunnel/culvert, where two train sets were parked. It was in this area that the persons came into contact with the overhead contact line system.

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

Photo: AIBN

Latest update: 06.03.2019

Location
Filipstad
Occurrence date
24.02.2019
Type of occurrence
Trespass
Rolling Stock
Multippel Unit (MU)
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