The judge asked to examine two derailments earlier where he died a passenger on Tuesday
A train accident leaves one dead and 49 injured after derailed a commuter in Vacarisses
The derailment of a train at Vacarisses Tuesday, that led to the death of a passenger and 49 bruised, has uncovered alleged deficiencies of the section rail of the population. As has been repeated this week, with fatal consequences, have transcended at least two other crashes of convoys in 2009 and 2011, with debris detached from the slope which flanks the rails. Not caused fatalities, but part of the wagons were also projected outside of the track.
The Court of Instruction 4 of Terrassa has taken the case and has commissioned a report to the Mossos d'esquadra. According to TVEy as confirmed by judicial sources, the order includes the police Catalan examine other incidents in the route that passes by Vacarisses. The of 2009 ended without any injuries, while two years later, the fall of a rock, injured 10 people, including the driver.
The machinists union SEMAF alludes to another landslide in 2016 between the stations of Vacarisses and Vacarisses-Torreblanca. I do not believe that this episode will cause an impact with a train, according to Renfe.
The presidents of the railway company and the public company in charge of taking care of the facilities, Adif, have argued that there have been recent works in the area, as some jobs containment in 2017 from the wall that came down this week. After the intense rains of the last few days, technicians of Adif reviewed the stretch of Vacarisses less than 24 hours before the crash, without finding danger. In parallel to the scrutiny of the court, the commission for the investigation of railway accidents, Ministry of public works will examine the causes of the loss. Waiting for conclusions, the heavy precipitation is erected as a hypothesis.
The mishap has dusted off the complaints of the Government on the state and the ownership of the infrastructures Nearby. The conseller de Territori, Damià Calvet, recovered yesterday's debate, to urge a review of the conditions of the transfer, for which the Catalan administration to absorb more power on the network.
The management of the Commuter service was transferred to the Generalitat in 2010, which allows you to set schedules and fares, for example. Stations, channels and platforms continue to compete to Adif, dependent Development, in turn owner of Renfe, which serves the trains. In addition, the executive Catalan alleges that you have failed to fulfil investment plans, such as that provided for improvements between 2008 and 2015 for value of 4,000 million euros, of which Territori estimates that have not been spent more than 500 million.
Meanwhile, the tasks of debris removal continue in Vacarisses, so you can still be lengthened between today and tomorrow. Finishes the work, Renfe will review the damage and the repairs to be made, to estimate when it will re-establish the circulation, of time replaced with buses.
According to the criteria ofLearn more Updated Date: 27 November 2018, 20:01