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Stockholm trains at standstill after track fire

File photo of Stockholm's central train station. Photo: Bertil Ericson/TT

Published: 16.May.2018 17:13 hrs

Commuters were left stranded after a fire on the railway track north of Stockholm.

All railway traffic north of Stockholm – including commuter and long-distance trains and the Arlanda Express – pulled to a halt after an electric wire was torn down at Upplands Väsby and caused a fire just before Wednesday rush hour.

Fire and rescue services were called to the scene and extinguished the blaze, but the wire had to be fixed before traffic could resume, a Transport Administration (Trafikverket) spokesperson told The Local.

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