A year after the Greek tragedy: Mystery covers freight train’s load

Image: Twitter. Pirro Vengu

It has been something more than a year since the late night of 28 February 2023, when Greece experienced the deadliest railway accident of its modern history. A tragedy that occurred under unprecedented conditions and a death toll of 57 were more than enough to uncover the chronic weaknesses and neglect of the Greek railway network. 377 days later, the accident’s investigation continues slowly, with little evidence demonstrating the tremendous extent of the tragedy. However, the accident site might be keeping some secrets.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Chief Editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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