Fire safety regulations violated 14,529 times at Sverdlovsk Region Railways in January-September 2007

24 October 2007 (08:01)

In January-September 2007, seven fires occurred at Sverdlovsk Region Railways. The damage was estimated at 207,100 RUR. All the fires broke out in the building of a technological center in Druzhinino and on the premises of a ball-bearing plant in Bogdanovich.

The fire safety inspectors examined 860 different objects, where 14,529 safety violations were revealed. As a result, 54 buildings had to stop operating and the use of 10 railway carriages, 49 Diesel locomotives, 24 electric locomotives, 78 electric trains, 40 special purpose cars and emergency vehicles, 59 lodging cars, and 14 passenger cars had to be discontinued.

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