Russian cyber attack can be the reason for stopping trains all over Poland

About 820 km of railway lines went out of order — 19 local railway junctions stopped working. The scale of the malfunction is nationwide.

Polish railways have lately allowed free travel for Ukrainians, and also offered assistance in transporting humanitarian aid from Poland to Ukraine.

On March 17, it became known that 19 Polish railway junctions had stopped working. This caused serious delays in the movement of trains. About 820 km of railway lines failed.
In Poland trains stopped all over the country due to failures
In Poland trains stopped all over the country due to failures
The reason for the incident, according to some versions, was a Russian cyberattack. However, then representatives of the international concern Alstom, which produces equipment for Polish railway workers, got in touch. They reported that the cause of the failure was "problems with formatting time in the systems."

"Alstom has announced the absence of cyber attacks on local railway traffic management systems," the report says. wants to remind that on February 24th Vladimir Putin announced the start of a special military operation in Ukraine. Since then, Western companies and manufacturers have been leaving the Russian market one by one. Apple Corporation has stopped deliveries of equipment to Russia. This decision was made in response to the Russian special operation in Ukraine.

Russian businessmen and politicians have come under new sanctions imposed by the UK. They affected both individuals and legal entities. More than 350 people were included in the list.