The train was found stuck in drifting snow.
Rescue brigades flew to the accident site and got the train out of the snow. Three bulldozers and snow-plough vehicle were working on the site. Blizzard with wind speed 30 meters per second made their work extremely difficult.
The rail traffic in the Polar Urals has been restored.
Earlier, another Moscow-Labytnagi passenger train arrived in its destination with 24 hour delay. The train got stuck in snowdrifts as well.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge