One dead and dozens injured in train crash in the Netherlands

The front section of the train derailed after hitting a crane machine on the tracks Remko de Waal / ANP

A passenger train of NS collided with a construction crane on the track and derailed in Voorschoten, South Holland, during the night from Monday to Tuesday. One person, the crane driver of construction company BAM Infra was killed, and at least 30 of the 50 passengers were injured. Some of the injured are in bad shape, 19 were transferred to the hospital, including the NS train driver. 

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Author: Esther Geerts

Former Editor RailTech.com

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