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August 21, 2013

Spanish judge may expand derailment charges to rail firm

The judge who is overseeing an investigation into a train accident in Spain last month presented preliminary charges against Adif, the state-run rail infrastructure company. The attention has focused until now on the driver of the train, which derailed near the northwestern city of Santiago de Compostela, killing 79 people and injuring many more.


July 30, 2013

Spain train driver 'on phone' with Renfe at time of crash

The train was travelling 95mph when the driver, Francisco Jose Garzon Amo was speaking to members of staff at the state-owned railway company, Renfe.


July 26, 2013

Driver of derailed Spanish train arrested

Government officials ordered a probe into the accident, as the train wasn’t on high-speed track when it crashed and may have exceeded the 80 kilometers (50 miles) per hour limit, the report said.


May 21, 2013

Following derailment, Metro North to resume full service Wednesday

About 100 workers are on the job, which has been ongoing around the clock since Saturday night when the NTSB completed its initial investigation of the scene and allowed Metro-North to begin removing the two, eight-car trains.


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