PETERSBURG, July 29. That night, because heavy rain and runoff water on contact network failure occurs Line voltage on the stretch Budogoshch — Pchevzha that the reason for the delay range of passenger trains.
As reported by "Rosbalt" Service Public Relations October Railway, at 21:48 on the eve passing storm front with heavy rain on the stretch Pchevzha — Budogoshch single-track electrified section Kirishi — Budogoshch suspension cable was shorting flow of storm water flowing down from the overpass to the contact network due to technical design features of the overpass.
It took about 3.5 hours by rail power companies for reconstruction work, at 01:32 Line voltage was restored.
The accident delayed the train № 646 Saint Petersburg — Yaroslavl (45 min.) And three suburban train (from 3 to 4.5 hours).