Passenger Train Crashes into Bridge in Czech Republic

Passenger Train Crashes into Bridge in Czech Republic
August 8, 2008 1:06 pm

Six people were killed and 31 injured when a train crashed into a collapsed bridge in the Czech Republic today.

The international EuroCity train was travelling from the Polish city of Krakow to the Czech capital Prague at about 90 miles an hour, when it struck a motorway bridge near the town of Studenka.

According to some reports, the bridge collapsed on to the train as it sped beneath the structure, killing five women and one man, and leaving 31 people with injuries.

Studenka lies about 350km from Prague and close to the eastern Czech city of Ostrava and the Polish border. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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