FINAL REPORT from Investigation of railway accident – derailment of locomotive № 46041 from direct freight train № 30602 while entering in Stolnik station on 15.01.2021

On 15.01.2021 DFT № 30602 consisting of 34 wagons, 818 tons, with electric locomotive №46041 run in the Burgas – Iliyantsi direction. The railway undertaking BDZ-Cargo Ltd. serviced the train. The traffic manager on-duty at Stolnik station ordered a route for transit passing of DFT № 30602 through the station. While the train was entering in the station at switch № 11 derailed the locomotive with the first wheel-set of the first bogie. As a result, from the derailment, no personnel were injured, neither material damages were caused to the railway infrastructure and the locomotive. The train operation between Stolnik and Sarantsi stations was interrupted from 09:00 a.m. ÷ 11:30 a.m. The locomotive was lifted at 11:35 a.m.