More than 150 people with injuries after two trains collide in Spain


Two trains have collided in the northeast of Spain, leaving 155 people with minor injuries, according to Catalan authorities.

“Among the passengers, several people were lightly injured and are pending evaluation,” the local emergency services said on Twitter.

Officials gave no further details on the nature of the injuries, but local media said no one had been seriously hurt.

Three people have so far been transferred to different health centres with minor injuries, the Directorate-General of Civil Protection tweeted.

The collision took place on a train line in Montcada i Reixac, a town just north of Barcelona.

The Catalan government’s representative in Madrid, Ester Capella, told Spanish National Radio that officials are investigating the incident.


The trains were from public transportation provider Rodalies de Catalunya (Rodalíes), which has been operating train lines in Barcelona since 1990.


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