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#Train Crash

From TheJournal.ie Three killed and over 600 injured after two passenger trains collide in South Africa Pretoria

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.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises to eight in Denmark train accident Great Belt Bridge

Death toll rises to eight in Denmark train accident

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

From TheJournal.ie Seven killed and 46 injured in early-morning train crash in Turkey Ankara

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

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

From TheJournal.ie One killed and 44 injured as landslide causes commuter train to derail outside Barcelona Barcelona

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.

From TheJournal.ie Taiwan investigating train crash that killed 18 and injured 187 people Taiwan

Taiwan investigating train crash that killed 18 and injured 187 people

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

From TheJournal.ie 11 injured in southern Germany as train hits trailer truck Sipplingen

11 injured in southern Germany as train hits trailer truck

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

From TheJournal.ie Train crash killing two in South Carolina 'could have been prevented' Amtrak

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from French school bus crash rises to six Perpignan

Death toll from French school bus crash rises to six

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

From TheJournal.ie Six people seriously injured after commuter train hits freight train in Germany Collision

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

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

From TheJournal.ie At least four people dead in train crash in southern Finland Fatalities

At least four people dead in train crash in southern Finland

Eight people who were injured have been taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie 'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning Pennsylvania

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

At least four people are seriously injured.

From TheJournal.ie At least 36 dead as two trains crash head-on in Egypt Alexandria

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

The country has a poor record of rail safety.

From TheJournal.ie Man and three-year-old son killed as car collides with train in Netherlands Unmanned Crossing

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.

From TheJournal.ie There are fears the death toll will rise after India's latest rail disaster kills 36 Possible Sabotage

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.

From TheJournal.ie At least one dead, over 100 injured as train crashes into station in New Jersey Hoboken Station

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.

From TheJournal.ie At least four dead and scores injured after train derails in Spain O Porrino

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

A dozen people were also injured in the crash.

From TheJournal.ie Three killed after Belgian train crash Liège

Three killed after Belgian train crash

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

From TheJournal.ie One dead and several injured after Dutch train derails Netherlands

One dead and several injured after Dutch train derails

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

From TheJournal.ie Ten dead and 81 injured in German commuter train crash Bavaria

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.

From TheJournal.ie Photos show extent of devastating train derailment that killed dozens India

Photos show extent of devastating train derailment that killed dozens

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

From TheJournal.ie Over 300 injured in enormous Johannesburg train crash South Africa

Over 300 injured in enormous Johannesburg train crash

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

From TheJournal.ie Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash Train Crash

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.

From TheJournal.ie Philadelphia train was travelling at above 100 mph before fatal derailment Derailed

Philadelphia train was travelling at above 100 mph before fatal derailment

The death toll has now risen to seven.

From TheJournal.ie Swiss trains slam into each other during rush hour commute Zurich

Swiss trains slam into each other during rush hour commute

Dozens of passengers have been injured.

From TheJournal.ie Seven killed as New York train hits SUV at level crossing Train Crash

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.

From TheJournal.ie At least 19 dead after train crashes into school bus in India India

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.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after train hit by car at level crossing in Mayo Irish Rail

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

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

From TheJournal.ie At least 57 dead, death toll still rising as train flies off rails in Congo swamp Rail Disaster

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….

From TheJournal.ie New York train crash driver "may have nodded off" Train Crash

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.

From TheJournal.ie Over 30 injured as two trains collide in Chicago Train Crash

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.

From TheJournal.ie "This curve is inhuman": Train driver admits speeding in recording of emergency call Spain

"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.

From TheJournal.ie Indian train ploughs into a crowd of pilgrims, killing 35 India

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.

From TheJournal.ie Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

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.

From TheJournal.ie 35 injured as two trains collide in Switzerland Train Crash

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.

From TheJournal.ie Train driver charged with 79 counts of reckless homicide in Spain Train Crash

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.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish judge to question driver of train in deadly crash Train Crash

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.

From TheJournal.ie Update: Spain train driver detained for ‘reckless homicide’ Train Crash

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.

From TheJournal.ie The arrested Spanish train driver is refusing to answer police questions Train Crash

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From The42 F1 plans Hungarian GP tribute for victims of Spanish train tragedy Token Gesture

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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