Not less than 150 individuals have been injured after two suburban trains collided within the Spanish city of Montcada i Reixac, close to Barcelona on Wednesday, emergency officers stated.
The native emergency providers reported that 150 individuals have been in a “delicate situation” and the opposite 5 have been “in a much less severe situation” in a press release on Twitter, EURACTIV’s accomplice EFE reported.
The accident occurred when one of many trains, sure for Barcelona, crashed into one other from behind whereas it was stopped on the Montcada station, the state-owned railway firm Renfe stated.
Catalan police have launched an inquiry into the accident.
Transport Minister Raquel Sánchez tweeted that she was monitoring the scenario “intently” and that the causes of the accident have been below investigation.
In one other tweet, the president of the federal government of Catalonia, Pere Aragonès, referred to as for an “pressing” enchancment of the prepare service in Catalonia, saying that it “can’t be postponed,” and requested for “all the reasons from Renfe, Adif and the Spanish authorities.”
Rail site visitors on the three affected traces has been restored after being suspended for greater than an hour and a half.
(Fernando Heller | EuroEFE.EURACTIV.es)