Test train catastrophe on LGV Est

The derailed TGV trainset lies between the two tracks at Eckwersheim. Photo: Aurélien Poivret / Dernières Nouvelles d'Alsace

FRANCE: Opening of the 106 km second section of LGV Est-Européenne between Baudrecourt and Vendenheim for commercial services is likely to be delayed, following the high speed derailment of a TGV test train on November 14. SNCF Réseau President Jacques Rapoport told local media that it was ‘reasonable to expect’ ...

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