02 Aug '13, 12pm

Spain train crash: Conductor says he was not at fault

Spain train crash: Conductor says he was not at fault

MADRID (AFP) - A conductor said on Friday he was not to blame for a Spanish train derailment that killed 79 people on July 24 despite telephoning the driver just before the disaster. The on-board conductor said his call to the driver had already ended when the speeding train flew off the rails and hurtled into a concrete siding near the northwestern city of Santiago de Compostela. "I have not felt I was to blame at any time," the conductor told reporters as he arrived at the court in Santiago de Compostela, which is running a criminal investigation into the accident. The conductor is appearing only as a witness and is not accused of wrongdoing. Nevertheless, he said he felt shaken after Spain's deadliest railway crash in decades. "I am pretty well physically and injured psychologically," he told media. The court, presided over by Judge Luis Alaez, has not released the cond...

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