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    Spanish Train Crash

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    Post by Adam Mint on Thu 25 Jul 2013 - 14:28

    Spanish Train Crash
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-23447147

    Is that big chunk of metal right side of picture what I think it is...
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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 25 Jul 2013 - 14:30

    what do u think it is?






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    Post by Adam Mint on Thu 25 Jul 2013 - 14:40

    Looks like an engine with generator attached...
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    Post by Adam Mint on Thu 25 Jul 2013 - 14:57

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    Post by Adam Mint on Thu 25 Jul 2013 - 15:17

    Just checked it out, it was a Renfe class S730 hybrid train, meaning it can either run on electricity from the overhead power lines or from an on board diesel/electric unit providing its own power, so suspect that is its power unit lying on the banking...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RENFE_Class_130
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    Post by Adam Mint on Thu 25 Jul 2013 - 16:32



    At seven seconds in to the video you can see the first carriage begin to tilt and lift from the rails ...


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    Post by Topdog on Thu 25 Jul 2013 - 17:04

    Horrific nasty whip lash even if not visually injured.
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    Post by Adam Mint on Thu 25 Jul 2013 - 17:26

    Whiplash,,, that engine was ripped off its bedplate/sump, saw one picture of the inside of a carriage, the side and most of the seats had been ripped out, as to whoever was sitting on them, gone...
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    Post by Adam Mint on Thu 25 Jul 2013 - 17:47

    Carriage being lifted by crane, half it just aint there...

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    Post by Mcqueen on Thu 25 Jul 2013 - 18:23

    Let the train take the strain Spanish Train Crash 1498946960 
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    Post by Adam Mint on Tue 30 Jul 2013 - 16:11

    Adam Mint wrote:Spanish Train Crash
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-23447147

    Is that big chunk of metal right side of picture what I think it is...
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    That is one of the engines, the train consists of an electric locomotive at each end, immediately behind each locomotive is a carriage, this carriage is split in to two compartments, the compartment nearest the locomotive holds a diesel/electric power unit, the other compartment passengers, the picture shows the rear locomotive of the train, the engine having been ripped out of its accompying coach...
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    Post by Mcqueen on Tue 30 Jul 2013 - 17:01

    Wont be repaired anytime soon then Spanish Train Crash 1498946960 
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    Post by Adam Mint on Tue 30 Jul 2013 - 19:05

    There will be some insurance assessor working that out as we view this...

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