TGV was derailed by speeding

TGV was derailed by speeding

World November 19, 2015 14:45

- The high-speed train Saturday en route from Paris to Strasbourg ran off the rails is derailed because the driver drove and braked too late too hard. It has emerged from research, the French railway company SNCF reported Thursday.

The train during a test drive in a curve at a speed of 265 kilometers per hour, whenever he 176 had liked. He derailed and caught fire. The accident, which happened near Strasbourg, took eleven lives.

The operator said on Monday that he has not driven too hard.

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