Hydrogen peroxide leaked from a freight wagon near the north marshalling yard in Munich. A train driver saw smoke coming from one of the cars on Thursday afternoon, the fire department announced on Friday. The train driver reported the smoke to the railway control center, which called the fire department.
According to the fire department, the emergency services discovered that hydrogen peroxide was leaking from a tank car. After the overhead line was grounded and access to the train was secured, the emergency services released pressure from the car. This way the problem could be solved. It was not initially known why the substance escaped. There was no danger to the environment.