Lack of staff in the railway signal box: numerous train cancellations in southern Brandenburg

Due to a lack of staff and an unmanned signal box in Senftenberg, there have been many train cancellations in southern Brandenburg since Friday morning. According to Deutsche Bahn, the restrictions on several lines should last until Sunday morning at 6 a.m.

The signal box in the Oberspreewald-Lausitz district could not be manned due to short-term sick leave, a spokesman said. “Since the trains run according to the signals and points set, they cannot run while the signal box is not manned.”The daily mirror app The latest news, background information and analyzes straight to your smartphone. Plus the digital newspaper. Download here for free.

There are failures between Calau / Ruhland, Cottbus, Elsterwerda and Senftenberg, as the railway announced. The lines RE7, RE13, RE18 and RB 49 are affected. The train announced replacement bus services.Full closures and train cancellations What commuters in Potsdam and the surrounding area have to be prepared for

Due to construction work, rail travelers in Berlin and Brandenburg also have to be prepared for weeks of restrictions on other routes. From this Friday there will be a full closure on the Berlin-Ostbahnhof – Erkner – Fürstenwalde route, which according to Bahn will last until April 21st. The RE1 and RE2 lines are affected, but also long-distance traffic.

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