Fuel train derails and police investigate sabotage

Fuel train derails and police investigate sabotage

Only the locomotive left the tracks, the ten wagons loaded with 650 thousand liters of diesel did not fall in the accident in Bauru (SP)

Truckers strike did not affect the supply of gas stations in Bauru, SPNILTON FUKUDA / STATE CONTENTA locomotive that pulled ten wagons loaded with 650,000 liters of diesel derailed on the morning of Tuesday (29) in Bauru, São Paulo.The tank cars did not tip over and there was no fuel leak, but the Civil Police are investigating possible sabotage.The region is the scene of demonstrations by truckers against the high price of diesel.The diesel oil had been loaded at the Paulínia Refinery, in the Campinas region, and was intended for the three companies that supply the stations in Bauru and in cities in the region.Officials reportedly found loose screws in the tracks, which would characterize sabotage.The railway concessionaire has not confirmed this information, but the Civil Police will investigate the case.Fuel Reaches Slowly, But Markets and Hospitals ConcernAccording to concessionaire Rumo, the locomotive got off track during a setback maneuver in the Bauru screening y...


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