Regional express train hits animals Two horses run over by train on railway line near Cologne
Pulheim · Two horses ran from a pasture onto the railway line between Cologne and Pulheim on Monday evening. There, a regional express train hit the animals and killed them.
On Monday evening, two horses were hit and killed by a regional express train on a railway line between Cologne and Pulheim. According to the Pulheim fire brigade on Tuesday, the train came to a standstill a few hundred metres away after the collision.
The approximately 100 passengers were uninjured. The railway line was temporarily closed in both directions. The passengers were brought back to Cologne-Ehrenfeld station, from where the train had come. A fire brigade spokesman said it was unclear how the horses got from their pasture to the railway premises.