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Reports from Spain indicate that the driver of the train that derailed in Santiago de Compostela last week was on the phone at the time of the crash. But before you equate this to the Chatsworth crash (as I did earlier today), read the details: According to the investigation so far, train driver Francisco Jose […]

Jul 30th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized
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The driver of the Spanish train that derailed and killed 78 people in Santiago de Compostela this week is being formally accused of reckless homicide by the government: Visiting Santiago, the Spanish interior minister, Jorge Fernández Díaz, said there were “reasonable grounds to think he [Garzón] may have a potential liability”. “He has been detained […]

Jul 27th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

The day after the horrific crash of a Spanish passenger train in Santiago de Compostela discussion is focusing on the speed the train was traveling as it entered the curve where it derailed, killing at least 80 people. One of the train’s operators under investigation, according to authorities in Galicia: A spokeswoman for the Galicia […]

Jul 25th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Earlier today an Alvia high speed train operated by Spain’s RENFE crashed near Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, killing at least 77 people at the time of this writing. It is the worst rail disaster in Spain in at least 40 years and one of the worst crashes involving high speed rail ever. Al menos […]

Jul 24th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized
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