Cartiere Pigna enters creditor arrangement proceedings, Bavaria Industries to take over control

Photo: Cartiere Paolo Pigna Spa 10 Feb 2016 −  Arti Group to lend "technical and operational support" to Cartiere Pigna until the final go-ahead for the new business plan.  In September 2015, Italy's office stationery, school supplies and paper goods manufacturer Cartiere Paolo Pigna had filed a petition for admission to the concordato preventivo in continuità insolvency proceedings with the Court of Bergamo. At the end of January, the competent Read more [...]

Bavaria Train Crash: Human Error Not Ruled Out After Speculation Braking System Was Turned Off

Human error may have causes the fatal train crash in Germany on Tuesday but reports of a line controller turning off a safety device have been dismissed as "pure speculation".The crash happened at the town of Bad Aibling, around 37 miles south-east of Munich at 6.48am local time on Tuesday. Ten people were killed and many more injured, 18 seriously. The trains partially derailed and a number of carriages overturned. One of the destroyed trains is Read more [...]

Nine dead, more than 80 injured in Bavaria train crash

BAD AIBLING, Germany: Nine people were killed and at least 81 injured on Tuesday when two passenger trains collided head-on at high speed in isolated countryside in southern Bavaria. One passenger was still missing, police said, and 18 of those injured were in a serious condition. The crash, about half way along a 6-km (four-mile) stretch between the spa town of Bad Aibling and Kolbermoor, happened at a peak commuter time of 6.48 am (0548 GMT) about 60 km southeast of Munich and near the border Read more [...]

Two Trains Crash Near Bavaria, Germany — High Speed Head-On Collision Kills 10, Injures More Than 150 With …

A high-speed crash involving two trains near Bavaria, Germany, has left ten dead and more than 150 injured, many of whom are in serious condition. Two commuter trains were involved in a high speed early morning head-on collision in Bad Aibling, Bavaria, located in southern Germany. The crash is being investigated and many believe the accident happened because of an automatic safety system failure, which would have otherwise stopped both the trains, if it had correctly Read more [...]

German train crash leaves at least 10 dead

Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in southern Germany, killing at least 10 people and injuring 80, slamming into each other on a curve without braking after an automatic safety system apparently failed to stop them, the transport minister said.. The regional trains collided before 7 a.m. on the single line that runs near Bad Aibling in the German state of Bavaria. Aerial footage showed the impact tore the two engines apart, shredded metal train cars and flipped several Read more [...]

Train crash in Germany kills at least 9, injures 150

Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in a remote area in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring some 150, some of whom had to be cut out of the wreckage and transported across a river for medical care, police said. The two regional trains crashed before 7 a.m. on the single line that runs near Bad Aibling, in Bavaria, and that several wagons overturned, police spokesman Stefan Sonntag told The Associated Press. Fifty of those hurt have serious injuries, he added. Read more [...]

Ten dead in Bavarian collision

The collision, which involved two Stadler Flirt trains operated by Transdev subsidiary Meridian, occurred at 06.48 CET between Kolbermoor and Bad Aibling on the Rosenheim - Holzkirchen Mangfall Valley Line south of Munich. The 37km line is largely single track and equipped with PZB 90 cab signalling and train protection. Speaking at a press conference, Bavaria's interior minister Mr Joachim Herrmann confirmed the trains involved in the accident were the 06.10 Holzkirchen - Rosenheim, which Read more [...]

Asylum defense: Anti-refugee Nazi tank causes outrage in Bavarian carnival

The incident took place in the town of Steinkirchen bei Pfaffenhofen in Bavaria, as more than 500 people gathered to celebrate the Fasching celebrations, which are held across southern and eastern Germany.The controversial float, which consisted of a cardboard cutout mounted on a car, took part in the carnival, which was organized by the OCV Steinkirchen association, which dates back to 1967.Onlookers were shocked to see the words “asylum defense” inscribed on the side of the mock Tiger tank, Read more [...]