Least 155 people were injured on tuesday after two trains collided at a station on the outskirts of barcelona. the crash occurred at 07:50 (06:50 gmt) and involved a moving train colliding with the back part of a stationary train at the montcada i reixac – manresa station, about 12km (7 miles) from the city centre. emergency services reported that 14 passengers had been transferred to a local medical centre for further treatment.
Incident happened at around 07:50 (06:50 gmt) on tuesday at the montcada i reixac – manresa station, about 12km (7 miles) from the city centre. local media reported that the trains had been travelling in the same direction and collided while one was parked at the station. catalan police are investigating how the incident occurred.
Cause of the crash is yet to be determined, however, it is believed that the moving train collided with the back part of the stationary train. spanish transport minister raquel sã¡nchez has called for urgent “explanations” into the causes of the crash from the rail operator renfe and the spanish government. the speaker of the regional assembly, laura borrã s, has also called for safer and signal trains to prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future.