17 hurt as trains collide in Switzerland
on 10/01/2013 11:02:34
The accident near Neuhausen station happened shortly after 7.30am.
Nine of the injured people were taken to nearby hospitals. Police did not have details on the injuries but said none of their lives were believed to be in danger.
It was not immediately clear what caused the collision.
A locomotive for one of the trains - a double-decker passenger train - derailed.
Rail traffic in two directions from Schaffhausen, a town on Switzerland's northern border with Germany, was interrupted and buses were being used instead.