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Train service in Belgium is broken because of theft of a copper cable - RIA Novosti, 9/3/2018


Local train, Belgium. Archival photo
BRUSSELS, 3 Sep — RIA Novosti, Alexander Shishlo. The schedule of passenger electric trains between the city of Namur and Brussels has been broken on Monday because of theft of several hundred meters of a copper cable, has reported on Twitter operator company of the railroads Infrabel.© RIA Novosti / Natalya Seliverstova to Pass into an image bank of DonZhD has reported about cancellation of a number of trains in DNRV result of an incident of the train follow with considerable delay on the site between settlements of Zhemblu and Ottinya. In recent years the number of plunders of the railroad tracks of a copper cable laid lengthways has increased in countries of Western Europe that creates serious threat to security of the movement. A railway cable steal for the purpose of delivery it for money in collection points for color scrap, mainly, in countries of Eastern Europe and the Western Balkans. Because of the become frequent thefts operator company of the railroads of Belgium — Infrabel has begun to replace in 2016 on the ways a copper cable with aluminum.

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