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Transport (inc Motoring) news & information for Asturias region/province

Ice on track forces diversion for Gijón-Alicante train
Transport Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Ice on track forces diversion for Gijón-Alicante train

ICE on the track meant long-distance travellers on the Gijón-Alicante train yesterday (Sunday) evening had to get off at León, according to rail board RENFE. The train left Gijón in the northern coastal region of...

Schoolgirl walks four kilometres for help in bare feet after road crash
Transport Sun, Jun 10, 2012

Schoolgirl walks four kilometres for help in bare feet...

A TEN-YEAR-OLD girl walked four kilometres with bare feet to get help after the school taxi she and her sister travelled in had an accident. The elder sibling suffered a large blow to the head, so the taxi driver opted...

Esperanza Aguirre in car accident
Transport Sat, Aug 13, 2011

Esperanza Aguirre in car accident

REGIONAL president of the Comunidad de Madrid, Eseranza Aguirre, has been in a car accident along with her husband Fernando. They were on their way to the Begoña fiestas in El Bibio, near Gijón (Asturias) at around 18...

Four dead in light aircraft crash in Asturias
Transport Mon, Jun 6, 2011

Four dead in light aircraft crash in Asturias

Four people died this afternoon after two light aircraft hit one another close to Asturias Airport, one crashing onto the airport site itself and the other crashing into the site of a nearby mountain. There were two...

15 injured as train derails in Asturias
Transport Tue, Feb 24, 2009

15 injured as train derails in Asturias

At least 15 people were injured yesterday, four of them seriously, when a train travelling between Santander and Oviedo left the tracks at Arobes. All the injured are being treated in hospital. The causes of the...

Three killed in head-on smash
Transport Sun, Oct 19, 2008

Three killed in head-on smash

A 71-year-old man, a 34-year-old woman, and a second man were killed in a head-on collision last Friday on the N-634 Irún-Santiago freeway, near Infiesto, around 45km from Oviedo. A second woman travelling in the same...

Transport Tue, Apr 29, 2008

Two injured in motorway tunnel blaze

The drivers of two lorries which collided shortly before 7.30am this morning inside Negrón tunnel on the AP-66 toll motorway near Pola de Lena, both escaped with minor injuries. The accident, and subsequent blaze,...

Transport Fri, Mar 28, 2008

Drunk bus driver arrested after smash

A Gijón bus driver was arrested this morning after testing over the limit for alcohol following an accident this morning on the Tremañes-Puente Seco freeway. Traffic police report that the bus driver, who was not...

Transport Tue, Nov 6, 2007

On-duty ambulance driver banned for speeding

An ambulance driver, who was caught on radar travelling at 90km an hour on an urban stretch of the N-625 in Cangas de Onís (Oviedo) where the limit is 50km an hour, has been fined €418 euros, has had six points put...

Boy dies in school bus crash
Transport Thu, Jun 15, 2006

Boy dies in school bus crash

One boy died and ten other people were injured this morning when a school bus left the main carriageway and rolled down an 8 metre slope at the side of the road. The incident occurred shortly before 8am this morning on...

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