Because of the electric cables hanging loose, and the risk of chemicals being released, the station was evacuated, the online edition of the newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports.
The accident happened around 11 o'clock this morning after the driver had collected the train at the garage. The trains was supposed to have left for Stockholm at 11.40. The railway company SJ tells the news agency TT that they immediately started booking the passengers onto other trains, but that there will be delays from Malmö station for the next 24-hours.
Exactly what caused the accident is not yet known.