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Home News Train comes off line in NW Spain, 15 injured

Train comes off line in NW Spain, 15 injured

Published on 31/03/2005

31 March 2005

MADRID-Fifteen people were slightly hurt when a train with 168 people on board derailed at Torneros del Bernesga in northwestern Spain, rail authorities said.

The train, on route from the northern coastal city of Gijon to Alicante on the southeast coast, jumped the tracks shortly before midday, railway sources said, adding the cause of the accident was not clear.

The injured were treated for bruising while the remaining passengers were
due to continue their journey by bus.

[Copyright EFE with Expatica]

Subject: Spanish news