Four former railway officers to stand trial over deadly Tempi train crash

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Four former officers of the Hellenic Railways Organisation (OSE) will stand trial for the Tempi rail disaster earlier this year on February 28, and are expected to testify on September 5.

The high-speed passenger train with more than 350 people on board crashed head-on with a freight train near the city of Larissa in February. A total of 57 people were killed and 85 were injured.

The high-speed passenger train crashed head-on with a freight train near the city of Larissa in February.

The investigating prosecutor of the Larissa court of appeals decided on Monday the four officials, which include two former presidents and CEOs, a former CEO, and an executive member of the board of OSE, will stand trial regarding the collision.

Charges relate to disrupting transportation security (a crime), manslaughter, serious bodily harm, light bodily harm from recklessness and repetitively (all misdemeanours), reported amna.gr.

Source: Greek PM promises to turn public outcry into action after deadly train crash

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