/ Frightening, alarming video of Spanish train crash

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Don'tTellHim Pike - on 25 Jul 2013
Glad I wasn't standing there!
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2377113/Spain-train-crash-At-77-people-killed-130-injured-Sa...
Seriously; my heart goes out to those killed and injured and their families.
Don'tTellHim Pike - on 25 Jul 2013
In reply to GrumpySod: PS Scroll down to 5th pic for video
The New NickB - on 25 Jul 2013
In reply to GrumpySod:

I'd rather not!
MattJP - on 25 Jul 2013
In reply to GrumpySod:

That train was moving wasnt it! And by admission, twice the speed limit! Must have been so frightening for the passengers!!
IainRUK - on 25 Jul 2013
In reply to MattJP: Scary that it could happen.. actually thought it would be harder to make a train speed.
Neil Williams - on 25 Jul 2013
In reply to IainRUK:

Won't go beyond its design speed, but unless the line has continuous automatic train protection (not very common off the new high speed lines, and this was a high-speed-ish train on a conventional line not unlike the situation with Virgin Pendolinos) there is often nothing to prevent speeding through a section of line once you've passed the speed limit board.

Neil
stroppygob - on 25 Jul 2013
In reply to GrumpySod: Wow, that took a thrashing, nasty nasty nasty....

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