Landslide paralyzed rail traffic in northern Thailand

Landslide that came down on Saturday morning from the hill near the station Khun Tan Lampang province between the center and the "northern capital" of Thailand — Chiang Mai, completely blocked and partially damaged the railway tracks, stopping trains northbound Thai railways, said on Saturday the third national television country.

Landslide came at a time when on the tracks near the scene were no trains, and therefore loss of life and damage to the rolling stock was not, however, in a landslide partially damaged rails, says soobschenii.Opolzen came at a time when the ways in the scene were no trains, so casualties and damage to rolling stock was not, however, in a landslide partially damaged rails, says soobschenii.Opolzen came at a time when on the tracks near the scene were no trains, so casualties and damage to the rolling stock was not, however, in a landslide partially damaged rails, the report said.

At present, several repair crews Office Thai Railways busy cleaning up and restoring the track.

Passengers all morning trains railway authorities have moved from station Lampang to Chiang Mai by bus.

About time restore traffic on northbound TV channel reported.

Heavy seasonal rains caused flooding and landslides in parts of Thailand, especially in the north and north-east.

Chiang Mai city — one of the major tourist areas of Thailand.

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