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Excessive speed caused deadly train derailment in France

Excessive speed caused the derailment of a high speed French TGV train, in which 11 people were killed. Train operator SNCF said it entered a bend at

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Excessive speed caused deadly train derailment in France

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Excessive speed caused the derailment of a high speed French TGV train, in which 11 people were killed.

Train operator SNCF said it entered a bend at 265 kilometres per hour, instead of 176 kilometres per hour, during a test run and started to brake too late.

It was travelling from Paris to Strasbourg.