Archive for July, 2013

Measuring the speed of the Santiago train

Yesterday night a tragic accident occurred in the outskirts of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) when an AVE (Alta Velocidad Española, equivalent to the french TGV) derailed while in a pronounced curve. Many people were killed (latest reports talk about 65 people) and many more were injured. The driver, while trapped in the cockpit, talked in […]

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