A Rodalies line R3 train has broken down next to La Molina station and has forced the 80 passengers, mostly elderly people, to evacuate. The notice of the incident was received shortly before 10 in the morning this Saturday, after the train stopped some 800 meters from the station, in the direction of Planoles (Ripollès) and just before entering the Toss Tunnel. Civil Protection has activated the Ferrocat pre-alert and Adif has asked the Generalitat Fire Department for help to evacuate the passage.
Five Fire Departments have traveled to the area and have helped those affected to travel on foot to the section to the station, located at an altitude of 1,420 meters and within the municipality of Alp (Cerdanya).
Given the lack of an alternative, the firefighters have had to use their vehicles to transfer passengers to the bus authorized by the railway company.
The circulation of trains on the R3 line of Rodalies has been restored at 15.50 when the breakdown between Planoles and La Molina stations (Girona) has been resolved. Civil Protection of the Generalitat has deactivated the pre-alert of the railway emergency plan of Catalonia (Ferrocat) activated as a result of the incident, they reported via Twitter.
It has not been possible to enable an alternative road service due to the lack of buses due to the high demand for the Primavera Sound festival, the Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Montmeló Circuit and the second Easter bridge, as the company has argued. railway.