The accident occurred at 1700 GMT close to the station of Kritzendorf, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) north-west of Vienna.
4 folks sustained reasonable accidents and 4 others mild wounds, mentioned Infrastructure Minister Norbert Hofer.
One particular person airlifted to hospital with head accidents however was aware.
“We imagine that the trigger was seemingly human error, not a technical fault. However this will likely be investigated within the coming days,” Hofer mentioned.
Each trains had been emptied of individuals by 1830 GMT.
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