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Train Stop

No one knows if anyone has been harmed. Still, stations are safely closed as an argument.


The danger of passengers injuring themselves at Norwegian train stations has suddenly become acute, so six stations must be closed. As Ny Tid wrote last week, 15 other stations are at risk. But is this due to accidents? How many accidents has the Norwegian Railway Inspectorate registered in recent years, as a result of some train platforms being shorter than the trains that stop there?

- We have no such overview, is railway director Erik Ø. Johnsen's answer.

Ny Tid has asked Jernbanetilsynet to compile statistics on the basis of the accident documentation contained in the agency. They have not yet managed that. There are simply no statistics showing that too short platforms have been. . .

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