Brühl train disaster


Brühl train disaster

In the Brühl train disaster on 6 February 2000, a train negotiated a low speed turnout at three times the correct speed and derailed, killing 8. Track maintenance was taking place at the time. Brühl is in Germany near Cologne.

Similar accidents

* Milton rail crash - overspeed through turnout
* Bourne End rail crash - overspeed through turnout
* Goswick rail crash - overspeed through turnout
* Waterfall rail accident - overspeed through sharp curve
* Sutton Coldfield rail crash overspeed through curve

Links

* [http://www.wsws.org/articles/2000/feb2000/rail-f16.shtml]

See also

* List of rail accidents

References


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