Late braking caused TGV derailment, says SNCF

Photos: Aurélien Poivret / Dernières Nouvelles d’Alsace

FRANCE: SNCF President Guillaume Pepy emphasised the ‘over-riding importance of organisational and human factors’ following the publication on November 19 of an initial report into the fatal derailment near Strasbourg on November 14 of a TGV during commissioning trials for Phase 2 of LGV Est-Européenne. The accident claimed the lives ...

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