Sector Railways

Collision between intercity and sprinter, Amsterdam, 21st April 2012

Start date investigation April 21, 2012
End date investigation December 11, 2012
Type investigation Full
Status investigation Closed

On 21 April 2012 a train collision occurred in Amsterdam, near Westerpark. A sprinter and an intercity train collided head-on. At least 190 out of least 425 occupants were injured, of whom 24 were found to have sustained serious injuries. A day after the accident one of the seriously injured passengers died as a result of the injuries suffered.