In a train accident in the North-East of Spain came on Friday, a Lokführerin killed. Around 100 people were injured, according to official figures, as in the vicinity of Barcelona in the evening rush traffic two regional trains per day travelling frontal thrust. As the regional government of Catalonia announced, there were four seriously injured. 65 people have been released unharmed from the trains. In the case of the dead it is thus the 26-year-old driver of one of the two trains.
The accident occurred on the highway between the towns of Manresa and Sant Vicenç de Castellet, in the amount of Castellgalí, as the rail company announced Renfe. The cause of the disaster is still unclear. The rail and the rail network operator initiated an investigation. According to the Catalan Minister for transport, Damià Calvet, both trains were driven erroneously on the same Track.More about
In the case of Barcelona, One dead and dozens injured in train crash in Spain
On the same route between Manresa and Barcelona had happened only in November a accident with one dead and 49 injured. At the time, a train was derailed after torrential rains triggered the landslide. (dpa)