A rail problem on the railway
14th December 2012
The cold weather took its toll in Silesia this weeks when the railway network fell into chaos.
© Ludek, wikipedia.org
Over 30 trains were cancelled leaving many in the cold
Reports by Gazeta Wyborcza state that while passengers around the rest of the country were able to use trains, those in the southern region were left waiting in the snow.
As many as 32 trains were cancelled or delayed due to the conditions and authorities were left in as much confusion as travellers.
“Nobody has any idea what’s going on here. People are standing around just waiting and nobody can say what’s going on. The staff can’t even say if the train is approaching the station or not,” said one angry passenger in Katowice.
However, despite the confusion and delays, one train c ...
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