(ANSA) - Genoa, January 17 - The rail line connecting
northwestern Italy to France was cut off Friday following a
landslide and a train derailment that injured two workers on
The area, about 500 meters from the station in the town of
Andora, is connected by a sole track and heavy delays were
The 200 passengers on board the train were uninjured.
At least one car and the engine completely derailed from
the intercity Milano-Ventimiglia train.
The injured rail workers were said not to be badly hurt.
Northwestern Italy has been battered by torrential rain
since late Thursday, with several families forced to evacuate
Trains delays were expected in the entire northwest.
Weather is predicted to improve Monday.