The Evening Standard

Portugal train crash kills two, injures 37

August 1, 2020

Two people have been killed and at least 37 people have been injured in a major train crash in Portugal.

The high-speed train collided with a maintenance vehicle on the track on Friday, the national relief operations authority CNOS said.

There were 212 passengers on board the Alfa Pendular train - the country's fastest.

The incident occurred at around 3.30pm local time in the central region near the town of Soure, around 180km north of Lisbon.

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