Loose fishplate identified following French inter-city derailment

Derailment at Brétigny-sur-Orge (Photos: SNCF).

FRANCE: National railway operator SNCF and infrastructure manager RFF confirmed on July 14 that a loose fishplate was believed to have triggered the derailment of a Paris - Limoges Intercité express at Brétigny-sur-Orge on July 12, which killed six people and injured a further 62.

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