Rescue workers inspect the site of a train crash at the train station of Rafz, northern Switzerland
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Swiss train collision: Footage shows crash scene in Rafz

Two rush-hour passenger trains have collided in the Swiss town of Rafz, near Zurich, leaving several people injured, police say.

They crashed into each other at the station in the small town, 30km (18 miles) north of Zurich and not far from the German border.

Commuter routes into Zurich were disrupted as a result.

The exact number of injuries and scale of the damage to the trains was not immediately clear.

  • 20 Feb 2015