CIEE Security Alert – Barcelona, Spain

Mon, 05/16/2022

Emergency personnel are responding to a train collision that took place at the Sant Boi de Llobregat station west of Barcelona the evening of May 16. The incident occurred at about 18:00 and involved a freight train and a passenger train. The driver of the freight train was reportedly killed in the accident and at least 85 people have been injured.

At this time, we have no reason to believe that any CIEE Barcelona participants have been impacted by this incident.  We will continue to monitor the situation closely and remain in contact with our participants to ensure their ongoing safety.