Bilecik train collision
|Date||3 January 2010|
|Rail line||Istanbul - Eskisehir|
|Operator||Turkish State Railways|
|Type of incident||Rear-end collision|
|Cause||Signal passed at danger|
Two passenger trains were involved in a collision at Bilecik, Turkey when one train ran into the rear of another. One train driver was killed and seven passengers were injured. Both trains were travelling from Istanbul to Eskişehir. The second train passed a signal at danger and ran into the rear of the first train, which was stationary at the time.
- "Trains collide in northern Turkey". BBC News Online. 3 January 2010. Retrieved 3 January 2010.