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Black box from the train that crashed on Metro Line 3 was stolen and recovered, reported Sheinbaum

Black train box of Metro Line 3 (Twitter/@SoyRaulFlores)
Black train box of Metro Line 3 (Twitter/@SoyRaulFlores)

Almost a week after the collision between two trains of Line 3 of the Collective Transportation System (STC) Subwaythe head of government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo revealed that one of the black boxes would have been stolenbecause the authorities found her inside a van.

During the morning conference of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) on January 12, the head of the capital’s government pointed out a alleged sabotageWell, he said that on January 7, the day the events occurred, they took the black box from one of the convoys in accident.

Despite the fact that they tried to take the black box, which is essential to clarify the facts, Investigative Police (PDI) quickly set about the task of get it back that same afternoon.

The chief of the capital toured with subway workers the place of the accident on January 7 (Twitter/@Claudiashein)
The chief of the capital toured with subway workers the place of the accident on January 7 (Twitter/@Claudiashein)

“I’m going to talk to you about something else. On the day of the accident, may the prosecutor’s office here forgive me, but the black box of the Metro, one of the black boxes of the Metro had to… or rather, they found it, the Investigative Police, in a van. They had already removed the black box”

Claudia Sheinbaum assured that the corresponding investigations are already being carried out on this and that they will continue working until the specialists diagnose the accident.

Likewise, he recognized that after the accident that occurred in a section between the Potrero station and La Raza, a young died and 106 people were injured.

He pointed out that all the accidents that have been registered in recent times and setbacks are not common, since even the users themselves have noticed this sudden change.

MEXICO CITY, JANUARY 08, 2023.- Metro workers removed one of the impacted wagons (DANIEL AUGUSTO / CUARTOSCURO)
MEXICO CITY, JANUARY 08, 2023.- Metro workers removed one of the impacted wagons (DANIEL AUGUSTO / CUARTOSCURO)

“They are actions, moments, atypical events that are occurring in the Metro, and what matters most to us is always the citizenry. There are more than four million people who are using the Metro”

And it is that at the time he was giving his speech he said that he had just been informed that there was passenger eviction at a Line 3 station and that there were problems on Line 7.

Consequently, he said that he requested the support of elements of the National Guard, who began to monitor the entire Metro network to carry out security and surveillance tasks.

In total they will be 6 thousand 60 uniformed that they will keep guards and will not be armed; Initially, their presence will be for a few months and then they will make an evaluation to define how much longer they will be at the same time that the investigations of the Prosecutor’s Office continue to clarify the events of last weekend.

A member of the Mexican National Guard stands guard at a subway station in Mexico City (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
A member of the Mexican National Guard stands guard at a subway station in Mexico City (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

The president added that one advantage is that the National Guard is a corporation that the population trusts.

For his part, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador told the citizens who use the Metro network that what matters most to them and interests them, as well as that they are obliged, is to guarantee security.

called upon let there be no psychosis given all the accidents and failures that have been reported on the various Metro lines, since they are taking care of everything and that a security guarantee will be the National Guard because “better safe than sorry”, and even offered the head of government to have more budget if required to resolve transportation network issues.

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