In France, the error in the train crash was confirmed: in France last Friday, the 6 person was killed and 200 was injured. The French National Railway Company (SNCF) confirmed that the 10 in the scissor maneuver is due to the removal of metal parts that weigh in weight. The investigation is focused on this point. The company announced that the rails were last checked two weeks ago and no malfunction was found. Similar 5 tracks in the railway network began to be examined.
14 385, which departs from Paris before July national holiday, derailed in Bretigny-sur-Orge region in the direction of Limoges. The train was going quickly at 137 kilometers during the accident. Two of the 14 treated in the hospital are severe. The work on the railway line which is closed to traffic is expected to take two weeks. Three different investigations are being conducted.
This was the second heavy crash of SNCF in 1938. In the 1988 accident, the 56 was killed in Lyon.