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CDMX Metro: a train crashed in the workshop area of ​​the El Rosario station


STC Metro train crashed into the wall of the workshop at the El Rosario station.  (@MrElDiablo8)
STC Metro train crashed into the wall of the workshop at the El Rosario station. (@MrElDiablo8)

On the night of Wednesday, October 4, after 11:00 p.m., the convoy crash of the Metro Collective Transportation System (STC). According to first reports, the train crashed in the station workshop The rosaryof the Line 6in Mexico City.

Through a statement through its X account (formerly Twitter), the STC Metro released details of what happened.

“Tonight an accident occurred in the area of ​​the El Rosario systematic workshop, in which a Line 6 train was affected. The incident occurred in one of the visiting pits, where a train exceeded the limit of the track and hit the workshop wall.”

According to official information, the driver of said convoy was injured injuries to both legs and was immediately taken to the hospital for a medical check-up. The service did not affect the service on Line 6, however the relevant incidents area is already carrying out a thorough investigation into the incident.

The impact was against the wall, so the front part of the train was damaged and the structure was deformed, precisely in the control center where the drivers enter the transport.

The driver of the convoy suffered injuries to her legs.  (@MrElDiablo8)
The driver of the convoy suffered injuries to her legs. (@MrElDiablo8)

It should be noted that at the beginning of 2023, another mishap when a car inside the workshop area of ​​the same El Rosario station tilted on the Metro tracks. It was not a total overturn, however the STC Metro announced that the Attorney General’s Office of Mexico City would open the corresponding investigation folder.

Likewise, rescues have been carried out at the El Rosario terminal of the Metro CDMX Collective Transportation System (STC). Well, last August, a fox that was wandering around the site was sheltered. Risk Management and Civil Protection In coordination with the staff of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (Profepa), they carried out the actions.

“The animal was in danger, since it was seen near the train maneuvering area, in the workshop. To save the animal, a cage with bait was required, in which it was finally captured,” the STC wrote on its social networks.

El Rosario: The Metro station that connects two lines with the shortest transfer in Mexico City (Illustration Infobae México / Jesús Abraham Aviles Ortiz)
El Rosario: The Metro station that connects two lines with the shortest transfer in Mexico City (Illustration Infobae México / Jesús Abraham Aviles Ortiz)

El Rosario is part of the Mexico City Metro, it corresponds to Lines 6 and 7. The orange line It is made up of 14 stations4 are correspondence, 9 are passage and 1 is terminal.

It is located north of Mexico City and west of the State of Mexico on the border of the Azcapotzalco mayor’s office and the municipality of Tlalnepantla de Baz. It was inaugurated gradually, the first section was from Tacuba – Auditorium, the December 20, 1984. On August 22, 1985, Auditorium – Tacubaya; from Tacubaya – Barranca del Muerto, on December 19, 1985. And finally, on November 29, 1988, the final part that goes from Tacuba – El Rosario.



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