Photo: @MetroOperativno / Twitter
One of the passengers of the train, stuck in the Moscow metro, told about took place in part during the stop. Girl I broadcast the scene on Twitter.
According to her, the train stopped in the tunnel at 18:35. Passengers were evacuated to the surface at 20:43, more than two hours after the incident. The girl told that neither the drivers nor the special services briefed the passengers about what was happening.
The passenger said that the panic among the others were not. In the car is not air-conditioned and did not open the window, but the girl had a special key that opened Windows and doors into the next car. After that, rescuers transferred the passengers through the driver’s cab in good train, which took them to the station.
As reported in the Twitter-account of the Moscow metro, passengers on all three trains brought to the surface. None of them sought medical help. Traffic in the tunnel will restore in half an hour.
The evening of 21 may, three trains with passengers stuck in the tunnel on the Solntsevskaya line subway between stations “Shelepikha” and “Khoroshevskaya”. Staying in the compositions were over a thousand people. The failure occurred due to the loss of voltage in the contact rail.
Video, photo All from Russia.