Train wreck of the day

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Sunday night, Stavoren, Holland: a maintenance train derailed, hitting an empty diesel tanker, which it dragged about 100m through a water sports shop to the village square, where it came to a stop. According to reports, 2 people in the cabin suffered minor injuries.

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Anonymous said...

From what I've heard (I live in Holland) it was an Italian train driver who didn't speak Dutch, and they had trouble with communication. The train driver didn't know it was the end of the railway track and he just went on straight off the track and into the shop..

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