The advised train speed for making the curve was 49 mph, however the conductor was traveling 118 mph
July 25, 2013
The number of people dead after a train derailed in one of Spain’s worst rail disasters has reportedly risen as high as 77.
Many more are said to be critically injured and Spanish media reported emergency services were attempting to rescue several people still trapped inside carriages.
A British national was among those injured, the Foreign Office has confirmed.