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Switzerland Train Crash In Andermatt Injures 30

11/09/2017 10:39 PM AEST | Updated 11/09/2017 11:24 PM AEST

Around 30 people have been injured after two trains collided on Monday in a station in central Switzerland, police said. 

The accident happened in Andermatt, a mountain town in the canton of Uri on the world-famous Matterhorn railway line. 

Police did not comment on the severity of the injuries, but said medical personnel were at the scene, according to Reuters. 

One hundred people were reportedly on the train at the time. 

The accident reportedly happened during a a re-routing manoeuvre. 

The locomotive was supposed to move from the back of the train to the front on a parallel track, but instead crashed into the back of the train, the BBC reported. 

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