Flood in the Finnish underground

Metro station «Rautatientori» in the center of Helsinki is likely to be out of action for several months due to a major accident on the city heating duct. To the metro station resulted thousands of cubic meters of water, the damage is estimated at millions of euros. The leak was localized only to 22 h., Rescuers continue to pump out water. The accident occurred on the water main heating duct «Helsingin Vesi» near the railway station area of ​​approx. 16 hours.
Water flooded the underground tunnels, shops on «Kompassitaso» above the metro station «Rautatientori». In underground mines in places was up to 20 m of water. Metro hodilo night from the east only to the station «Srnainen».


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