Cable thieves paralyzed railway transportation in the EU country: The European Union country could not move trains due to cable theft in the Catalonia region of Spain.
Thieves who cut the fiber optic cables on the railway in the morning were the victims of nearly 100 thousand passengers.
In the statements made by the Spanish railway company Renfe and the Catalonian police, the thieves, who cut the cables on the route of Vilafranca del Penedes and Gelida at intervals of 100 meters, caused train services to stop between Barcelona and Madrid and Zaragoza. It is attempted to bring the railway transportation back to normal at 14.00:XNUMX local time.
Cable thieves, who are often haunted by railways during the night, are said to constitute a serious security risk. The tone of the fiber optic cables is up to 5 thousand euros.