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Train derails during testing in eastern France, several injured
Date: 15th Nov 2015


ECKWERSHEIM, France - A high-speed train undergoing a trial derailed on the new Paris-Strasbourg high-speed line on Saturday in Eckwersheim, near the German border, local police and the national railway company said, wounding several people.



Pictures from a Reuters photographer at the scene showed the locomotive partly submerged in a canal alongside the tracks with other parts lying broken and detached in a field beside the track. Medical units including police divers were on the scene.



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