Switzerland: Around 30 injured in train collision at Andermatt station

Two trains crash injuring around 30 people in Switzerland

According to Metro UK, the accident took place in the mountain town of Andermatt in the Uri canton.

An accident on a popular Swiss tourist railway route left some 30 people slightly injured on Monday, a police spokesperson said.

Police said they were investigating the cause of the crash. But Jan Barwalde, a spokesman for the rail company told AFP something had gone wrong and the locomotive had slammed into the carriages.

The collision on the Matterhorn railway line and the police has reportedly not commented on the severity of the injuries.

"For some reason, the locomotive drove into the convoy it had just detached from, instead of moving onto the parallel track", he said.

The extent of the material damage is not yet known. Firefighters were also present on the scene, reports claimed. The Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board and Uri Canton police have started an investigation.

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