An electrical failure due to the rain causes a collapse in Rodalies

The circulation of trains on the Rodalies R2 Sud line It was interrupted this afternoon for more than an hour between the Sants and Castelldefels stations, due to lack of electricity supply, as reported by Renfe. The incident has affected other Rodalies lines, especially R2, R2 Sud, R13, R14, R15, R16 and R17, causing the network to collapse, especially from Barcelona to the south.

As reported by the same company, “the fault was corrected at 6.30 pm “when the technicians have repaired the mishap that originated in the Can Tunis substation. The problem, probably as a result of the rainstorm that has plagued Catalonia, has caused the service to be cut off between the two stations and problems on other Rodalies lines.

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Shortly before seven in the afternoon, the service was restored, although with effects that could exceed 50 minutes and that has left many trains between stations and without passengers being able to leave.

Many passengers on the affected trains They have expressed through social networks their complaints and lack of information about the situation, even with dark wagons full of users at times when Rodalies has a large influx of users who return home after working hours.

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