‘Derailment accident’ KTX Gyeongbu Line restoration completed… Normal train operation from 7:55 PM :: Gonggong Media News Agency ::

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Upbound line is restored at 5:47 and normal operation from the first train
Normal operation starts at 7:55 on the downbound line “Test drive completed”

[서울=뉴시스] Reporter Jo Seong-woo = Information on delays of some trains on the Gyeongbu Line is displayed on the electronic board at Seoul Station in Jung-gu, Seoul on the afternoon of the 5th when the KTX-Sancheon train bound for Busan had an accident near the Yeongdong Tunnel. 2022.01.05. [email protected]

[서울=뉴시스] Reporter Kang Se-hoon = As the restoration work of the KTX Gyeongbu Line, which had a train derailment accident on the 5th, was completed, from 7:55 am on the same day, both up and down lines are operating normally.

Korea Railroad Corporation (KORAIL) announced on the 6th, “We have completed the restoration work of the Gyeongbu High Speed ​​Line KTX derailment accident that occurred the day before and normalized the operation of KTX trains from 7:55 a.m. on the same day.”

In the case of the upbound line (Seoul direction), restoration was completed at 5:47 am on the same day and normal operation started from the first train.

A KORAIL official said, “As soon as the accident occurred, the accident management headquarters was activated and 226 recovery personnel were put in.” “After the restoration work was completed, a test-run train was put in to resume train operation, and the safety check before resumption of operation was finally completed.” explained.

“We deeply apologize for any inconvenience caused to the train,” he said.

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