Local Spanish media reported that the driver of the train 'Mr Garzon admitted to the judge that he took the curve too fast, saying he had a momentary lapse and forgot what part of the track he was on.' He has since been charged with negligent homicide.
Ireland just about escaped a rail tragedy of potentially similar proportions in 2009 at the Malahide Estuary on the outskirts of Dublin. Hundreds of passengers were travelling on a Dublin bound train 'when a section of track dramatically plunged into the water moments after they passed over it.'
|The last train to leave|
Harcourt St Station before it closed on 31st December 1958.
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