SANTIAGO TRAIN CRASH ANNIVERSARY

Alvia crash inquiry stalls two years after Spain’s deadliest train accident

Victims' associations demand that Adif railway maintenance officials be put on trial

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A year after Galicia rail tragedy, more questions than answers remain

A new judge has taken over the inquiry into the derailment of the Alvia train that killed 79 last July

RAIL TRAGEDY

Victims of Santiago train crash refuse to attend government memorial ceremony

Groups believe politicians used them and are upset over “obstacles” in the way of the investigation

Safety experts recommend urgent overhaul of Spain’s railroad system

Report comes nine months after Santiago train crash that killed 79 people

GALICIA TRAIN TRAGEDY

Rail crash judge slams Adif for “playing with people’s lives”

Magistrate says reduction of safety systems on new high-speed track is “suspect of criminality”

SANTIAGO RAIL DISASTER

Santiago train crash judge orders investigation into warnings over fatal curve

Ourense chief mechanic sent email to superiors about "risks" two weeks before stretch of track was opened

ENVIRONMENTAL CATASTROPHE

Six years without an inspection

Leaks in the Prestige were detected in 2006 but Spain has not conducted tests

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Appeal by rail chiefs over fatal Santiago crash upheld

Five employees of state rail infrastructure company Adif will not be officially named as suspects

RAIL SAFETY

State budget allocates €110m to boost safety of Spain’s trains

Santiago disaster leads to massive increase in funding

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Rail authorities signal 44 potential black spots in wake of Alvia disaster

Signs warning drivers of need to reduce speed installed on high-speed lines

GALICIA RAIL DISASTER

Alvia train fail-safe brake was activated twice in 25 minutes before fatal Santiago rail crash

So-called dead man's switch triggers to halt the train if 30 seconds pass without the driver activating it

GALICIAN TRAIN DISASTER

Railways to get safety boost

One month after derailment, all tracks across Spain to be fitted with signalling and automatic braking systems

TRAGEDY IN GALICIA

“I hope there are no deaths - they would weigh heavily on my conscience”

Train driver caught in wreckage of crash tells colleagues he was travelling twice the permitted speed

TRANSPORT

Renfe fails to warn passengers about new train route cuts

It was almost impossible to know exactly on Monday what trains were operating around the northwestern region of Galicia

Compostela’s City of Culture to be left unfinished

Galician government calls a definitive halt to work on multi-million-euro prestige project