Commuter Trains Collide in Recife, Leaving 47 Passengers Injured

A train was stationary on the platform when another, traveling at low spped, crashed into it upon reaching the station. Damage to the trains was not serious and there were no fatalities.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two trains from the Recife Metro (Metrorec) crashed at 5:40 AM on Tuesday, February 18th, at the Ipiranga Station, on the line connecting downtown to cities in the Metropolitan Region. The crash left at least 47 passengers injured, who were attended to by the Fire Department and . . .

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