Annonce
Annonce
Annonce
News in english

Train chaos in Copenhagen

Almost all S-trains are at a standstill for the next couple of hours.

Gem til liste

Technical problems have made BaneDanmark stop services across most of the S-train network for the next couple of hours with the only service in operation as the ring service between Hellerup and Ny Ellerberg stations.

“Our forecast at the moment is that the trains will be stationary for a couple of hours and it will affect a lot of passengers for which we deeply apologise,” says Section Manager Claus Christiansen.

DSB says it envisages about 100,000 passengers will be affected as the service stoppage will also reach into the rush hour.

Services will also be subject to delays for some time after operation is resumed.

“As far as possible we will try to help passengers with information on how to get around, but this is bound to cause major inconvenience to our passengers,” Christiansen says.

Passengers are advised to take the bus or be patient.

“Where Intercity trains are available, passengers should take them or try to find buses that can service them,” Christiansen adds.

A third of the roof electricity contacts between live wires and S-trains have stopped working over the past couple of days, with BaneDanmark attempting to find out why.

“A wrecked contact means that the train in question cannot move and there is a risk that the live wire is pulled down. So it’s important to find what is causing the problem as quickly as possible,” Christiansen says.

“If we just continue we end up by wrecking all of the trains,” he says, adding that technical personnel has been sent out across the S-network to find the fault.

FACEBOOK – Follow Politiken’s News in English

PolitikenPlus
  • Ur, unisex *Bulbul er navnet på en fugl, en lille fugl med hanekam og et oppustet ego. På samme tid er det også navnet på nattergalen i persisk og indisk poesi.

    Pluspris 2.000 kr. Alm. pris 2.500 kr. Køb
  • Chart | Art Fair Messen blev allerede i sit første år en stor succes med over 11.000 besøgende i den sidste weekend i august 2013.

    Pluspris 75 kr. Alm. pris 100 kr. Køb
  • Bulldog Det var en varm sommerdag i 2006. På benzintanken midt i København holdt en amerikanerbil.

    Pluspris 800 kr. Alm. pris 920 kr. Køb
  • Twin Peaks Bluray Boks David Lynch' legendariske serie er endelig ude i en ultimativ Bluray boks med hele serien, filmen Fire Walk With Me og en masse hidtil uset ekstra materiale.

    Pluspris 440 kr. Alm. pris 500 kr. Køb
  • Håndklæder Håndklæder i bambus kvalitet, 3 stk. i en pakke. Helt lette og fine håndklæder, som også kan brugers som tæpper, dug eller plaid.

    Pluspris 199 kr. Alm. pris 250 kr. Køb