Greece Train Station Master Charged In Rail Crash Killing 57

The station master accused of causing Greece’s deadliest train crash was charged Sunday with negligent homicide.

  • On Feb. 28 crash, the 59-year-old stationmaster allegedly directed the two trains traveling in opposite directions onto the same track.
  • Police and prosecutors have not identified the stationmaster, but the railway revealed it Saturday in an announcing the suspension of the company inspector who appointed him.
  • Among the 57 dead, may were teens and in the 20s, killed when a northbound passenger train and a southbound freight train collided head on near the central Greece city of Larissa.
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