Train crash in Mexico leaves at least one dead 0:49
(CNN Spanish) --
(CNN Spanish) --
Mexico City authorities announced on Tuesday the resumption of operations on Line 3 of the Metro, after the collision of two trains that last Saturday left one person dead and 106 injured, according to data from the capital's government.
The Metro Collective System reported in a statement that the Potrero, La Raza, Deportivo 18 de Marzo stations and the Indios Verdes terminal are already operating for users.
"The reopening of the service is carried out after strictly and rigorously carrying out tests on track devices, electrical and electronic installations, and telecommunications and automatic piloting systems, from La Raza to Indios Verdes," the document specified. .
The System added that the tests were carried out on Monday and during the early hours of this Tuesday, in order to verify the safety conditions in the operation of the affected section, which were supervised by its director, Guillermo Calderón.
Train crash in the Mexico City subway: at least one dead
On Sunday, the head of the Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, reported at a press conference that of the 106 injured people, among whom 84 had already been discharged, while another 22 were hospitalized, in stable condition.
The Mexico City Attorney General's Office announced that an investigation file was launched.
After the events, the deputy director of Metro Operations, Alberto García Lucio, was dismissed from his position, Sheinbaum reported on Sunday.
Metro Line 3 is one of the lines with the most users in the Mexico City System.
The latest official data records about 117.6 million users on it during the period from January to September.
This accident on Line 3 adds to other fatal incidents that occurred in the Mexico City Metro during the Sheinbaum government, after a collision between two trains was recorded in March 2020 at the Tacubaya station that left one person dead. and at least 41 injured.
And in May 2021, an elevated section of Line 12 collapsed, leaving at least 27 people dead and around a hundred injured.