22 September 2017
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Kyiv subway resumes operation in full

The four subway stations that were closed after reports of smoke on Monday evening have resumed operation, according the municipally owned enterprise Kyiv Metropoliten.

Photo from TV news service TSN
Photo from TV news service TSN

"Traffic has resumed in usual mode," Kyiv Metropoliten wrote on Facebook later on Monday.

The four stations – Tarasa Shevchenka, Petrivka, Kontraktova Ploshcha, and Pochtova Ploshcha – were closed due to smoke caused by wires that caught fire between the Kontraktova Ploshcha and Tarasa Shevchenka stations at 18:37 local time on September 11.

Kyiv's Kontraktova Ploshcha subway station catches fire, four stations closed on Monday eveningMeanwhile, the Kontraktova Ploshcha station duty officer told UNIAN that the cause behind the smoke was a short failure of a transformer.

According to a rescue brigade, there were no casualties.

Tags: Kyiv, metro, Metropoliten, subway

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