More than 150 people were slightly injured on Wednesday when a train ran into the back of a train at a station near Barcelona, the emergency services and the Spanish railway company Renfe reported on Wednesday.
A spokeswoman for the regional emergency services of the SEM said the vast majority of those injured in the collision which occurred just before 08:00 (07:00 GMT) suffered minor injuries, while five were in moderate condition.
“There was a collision between two trains at 07:50 at Montcada i Reixac-Manresa station, on the line towards Barcelona, i.e. one train was running behind the other,” a spokesman for the state railway company said. AFP.
Train traffic along the line had been suspended in both directions and Renfe had opened an investigation into what had happened, he said.
“There were 155 people affected, of which 150 were slightly injured and five were slightly injured,” a spokeswoman told AFP.
She said 18 medical units had been deployed to the area, which is about 10 kilometers north of Barcelona.
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