Envoyé : jeudi 11 avril 2019 22:18
À : Corentin Decaen <;
Objet : RSOE EDIS – Event Report – Vehicle Accident : Gongyi, Province of Henan, China, Asia
Importance : Haute


RSOE Emergency and Disaster Information Service, Budapest, Hungary
Event report

April 11th 2019 08:16 PM – Vehicle Accident – VI-20190411-67431-CHN

Base information

EDIS Code: VI-20190411-67431-CHN
Event date: April 11th 2019 08:16 PM
Category: Vehicle Accident
Continent: Asia
Country: China
State: Province of Henan
Settlement: Gongyi
34.747834,113.022496 (WGS84 decimal)

CAP Information

Category: Transport - Public and private transportation
Urgency: Past - Responsive action is no longer required
Severity: Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Scope: Public - For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Certainty: Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing

Event details

Six people are missing after a cargo train carrying aluminum ore derailed in the city of Gongyi in central China’s Henan Province on Wednesday night, local authorities said Thursday. The train, owned by the logistics subsidiary of Aluminum Corporation of China, damaged a village house after it derailed and overturned at around 10 p.m., with four crew members and two villagers missing, according to the publicity department of the city of Gongyi. The six people have been identified. At the site, the locomotive and the first 13 carriages tangled after colliding together, piling up with aluminum ore. The train, with 25 carriages, weighs 2,350 tonnes and each carriage has a capacity of 60 tonnes. It was running along a 22-km railway built in the 1950s for transporting aluminum ore. All trains on the railway have been suspended. The local government has sent 200 rescuers, two cranes and six ambulances to the site. Rescue work is underway.

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Corentin DECAEN


Foundor of GeoAsia Spécialiste Chine/Japon

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