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Train Cleaner in Stockholm Crash Now a Victim, Not Suspect

Train Cleaner in Stockholm Crash Now a Victim, Not Suspect

The woman train janitor who on Tuesday January 15, 2013 was believed to have commandeered the empty four car Arriva commuter train that crashed into a residence in Stockholm may be a victim of a safety problem. She is no longer a suspect. Although she does not remember the crash, she apparently told details of some nature to rescue personnel. [...]

Train Taken by Cleaner Derails Into Building

Train Taken by Cleaner Derails Into Building

On Tuesday January 15, 2013, in Stockholm, a woman hired to clean the train commandeered the empty four car Arriva commuter train and a mile later, it derailed, skidded thirty yards and smashed into a three story building. None of the three families in the building were hurt. The woman had to be extricated from the wreckage. She was flown by air [...]

Ceris Resor Driver Faints, Double Decker Bus Falls over

Ceris Resor Driver Faints, Double Decker Bus Falls over

What: Double decker bus en route from Värtahamn to Uppsala, Gävle and Sundsvall. Where: Stockholm When: May 13, 2012 Who: 72 passengers Why: The bus was on E4 motorway and carrying 72 passengers when the driver passed out. The 55-years-old and has been working as a driver for Ceris Resor for 15 years. A second driver saw what [...]

Stockholm Truck struck by electric train at Roslagsbanan

Stockholm Truck struck by electric train at Roslagsbanan

What: Roslagsbanan railway Where: Rydbo, Sweden When: 02-09-2012 Who: 4 injured Why: A truck driver whose truck was caught on the tracks managed to get out before the train was struck. The train pushed the smashed truck in front of it down the tracks. Police, ambulance and firefighters got the first call around 7:20 a.m. A dozen or [...]

Swedish Traffic Warning: Icy Road Ahead

Swedish Traffic Warning: Icy Road Ahead

What: Bus involved in multiple pileup Where: Österlen Sweden When: Dec 5 2011 Who: not available Why: A bus was involved in a crash on the E4 motorway near Örkeljunga in western Sweden. Slippery roads seem to be causing a number of accidents (20-25) in the area north of Gothenburg.

Malmo Sweden: Driver Injured Colliding Train into Cement Barrier

Malmo Sweden: Driver Injured Colliding Train into Cement Barrier

video capture What: empty X2000 express train Where: Malmo, Sweden When: Jan 1, 2011 Who: Driver Why: The driver of an empty express train ran into a cement barrier in Malmo, sustaining injuries and damaging the train. The 2nd carriage struck electrical wires when it was shoved atop the engine. The building had to be evacuated. The [...]