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#Train Crash

# train-crash - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Three killed and over 600 injured after two passenger trains collide in South Africa

Rail accidents are common in South Africa, with 495 people killed on the country’s railways in 2016-17.

# train-crash - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Death toll rises to eight in Denmark train accident

Sixteen others were hurt, but none of them suffered life-threatening injuries.

# train-crash - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Seven killed and 46 injured in early-morning train crash in Turkey

The crash happened at around 6.30am near the Turkish capital Ankara.

# train-crash - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

One killed and 44 injured as landslide causes commuter train to derail outside Barcelona

Heavy rain in the area over the past few days could have caused the landslide, authorities have said.

# train-crash - Monday 22 October, 2018

Taiwan investigating train crash that killed 18 and injured 187 people

Among those who died, the youngest was nine years old.

# train-crash - Monday 15 October, 2018

11 injured in southern Germany as train hits trailer truck

The collision happened at a railway crossing in Sipplingen, a village by Lake Constance.

# train-crash - Monday 5 February, 2018

Train crash killing two in South Carolina 'could have been prevented'

Two Amtrak crew members were killed, and more than 100 people were injured.

# train-crash - Friday 15 December, 2017

Death toll from French school bus crash rises to six

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said the process of identifying the victims was “extremely difficult”.

# train-crash - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Six people seriously injured after commuter train hits freight train in Germany

The incident happened in the town of Meerbusch in North Rhine-Westphalia.

# train-crash - Thursday 26 October, 2017

At least four people dead in train crash in southern Finland

Eight people who were injured have been taken to hospital.

# train-crash - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning

At least four people are seriously injured.

# train-crash - Friday 11 August, 2017

At least 36 dead as two trains crash head-on in Egypt

The country has a poor record of rail safety.

# train-crash - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Man and three-year-old son killed as car collides with train in Netherlands

They had been taking part in a school outing to see baby lambs when the accident happened.

# train-crash - Sunday 22 January, 2017

There are fears the death toll will rise after India's latest rail disaster kills 36

This crash is the latest in a long line of fatal rail incidents in the country.

# train-crash - Thursday 29 September, 2016

At least one dead, over 100 injured as train crashes into station in New Jersey

The train failed to stop as it sped into the station, went up over bumper blocks at the end of the track and rammed into a wall.

# train-crash - Friday 9 September, 2016

At least four dead and scores injured after train derails in Spain

A dozen people were also injured in the crash.

# train-crash - Monday 6 June, 2016

Three killed after Belgian train crash

A fast-moving passenger train slammed into the back of a goods train.

# train-crash - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

One dead and several injured after Dutch train derails

Images of the accident show carriages lying on their side next to fields.

# train-crash - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Ten dead and 81 injured in German commuter train crash

The accident, which happened near the spa town of Bad Aibling, is the worst on a commuter rail line in Germany in many years.

# train-crash - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Photos show extent of devastating train derailment that killed dozens

So far 300 people have been rescued from the carriages of the trains.

# train-crash - Friday 17 July, 2015

Over 300 injured in enormous Johannesburg train crash

The accident happened as two commuter trains carrying workers home slammed into each other.

# train-crash - Friday 15 May, 2015

Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash

Attention has now turned to the train’s engineer Brandon Bostian. The Amtrak train was travelling at 100mph on a curve when the accident occurred.

# train-crash - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Philadelphia train was travelling at above 100 mph before fatal derailment

The death toll has now risen to seven.

# train-crash - Friday 20 February, 2015

Swiss trains slam into each other during rush hour commute

Dozens of passengers have been injured.

# train-crash - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Seven killed as New York train hits SUV at level crossing

Authorities said the impact was so forceful the electrified third rail came up and pierced the train.

# train-crash - Thursday 24 July, 2014

At least 19 dead after train crashes into school bus in India

Some 18 children on their way to school have been confirmed dead so far.

# train-crash - Monday 9 June, 2014

Investigation launched after train hit by car at level crossing in Mayo

Th driver of the car walked away from the incident unharmed.

# train-crash - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

At least 57 dead, death toll still rising as train flies off rails in Congo swamp

The train crashed in the southeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Bodies are being being buried after being taken from the wreckage, as there is no morgue in the area….

# train-crash - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

New York train crash driver "may have nodded off"

Investigators say that it is still too early to know if human error caused the crash at the weekend.

# train-crash - Monday 30 September, 2013

Over 30 injured as two trains collide in Chicago

Sources say that one of the trains may have been stolen or hijacked, though police have not confirmed that.

# train-crash - Friday 6 September, 2013

"This curve is inhuman": Train driver admits speeding in recording of emergency call

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo can be heard admitting speeding but complaining that he had previously warned that the curve on which the train derailed was dangerous.

# train-crash - Monday 19 August, 2013

Indian train ploughs into a crowd of pilgrims, killing 35

An angry crowd went on a “rampage” after a crowd crossing a train track were killed.

# train-crash - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about tonight’s road crash involving a toddler, the proposals aimed at ending the Dublin Bus dispute and the start of the water metering process.

# train-crash - Monday 29 July, 2013

35 injured as two trains collide in Switzerland

The crash happened late this evening on a regional line about 50 kilometers southwest of the capital, Bern.

Train driver charged with 79 counts of reckless homicide in Spain

The 52-year-old driver has been released on bail and forbidden from leaving Spain for six months.

# train-crash - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Spanish judge to question driver of train in deadly crash

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo has been discharged from hospital and will appear before a judge today.

# train-crash - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Update: Spain train driver detained for ‘reckless homicide’

Doctors are still working to identify three victims of the Spain’s worst rail disaster in decades.

# train-crash - Friday 26 July, 2013

The arrested Spanish train driver is refusing to answer police questions

A police spokesperson has told AFP news agency that Francisco Jose Garzon Amo is not answering questions.

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F1 plans Hungarian GP tribute for victims of Spanish train tragedy

The family of Lotus chief Gerard Lopez hail from Galicia, where the crash occurred.

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