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Transit train crashes at N.J. station, injuring 100

Transit train crashes at N.J. station, injuring 100 | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
Emergency crews are arriving on the scene in Hoboken.
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Several dead as train derails in northern Spain

Several dead as train derails in northern Spain | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
At least two people have died after a train derailed and ploughed into a pylon at a station in Galicia, northern Spain, but the national rail company Renfe believe there are 'several' fatalities.
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FRA's preliminary report on Mosier derailment points to broken bolts as cause

FRA's preliminary report on Mosier derailment points to broken bolts as cause | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
A Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) preliminary report of the June 3 Union Pacific oil train derailment near Mosier, Ore., found broken la
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Train crash in Belgium leaves three dead and nine injured

Train crash in Belgium leaves three dead and nine injured | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
Passenger train derailed after crashing into back of freight train in east of country
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Rough ride: 100 Western Railway services cancelled after coach derails - The Indian Express

Rough ride: 100 Western Railway services cancelled after coach derails - The Indian Express | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
The Indian Express Rough ride: 100 Western Railway services cancelled after coach derails The Indian Express Western Railway commuters had a tough time during peak hours on Tuesday morning as train services were hit due to the derailment of an...
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One killed, 8 injured as South Korea passenger train derails

One killed, 8 injured as South Korea passenger train derails | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
A South Korean passenger train that took a curved section of track at three times the recommended speed derailed on Friday, killing an engineer and injuring eight people.
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WATCH: Explosion rocks Minnesota town after train derailment

WATCH: Explosion rocks Minnesota town after train derailment | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
Officials in Becker County evacuated the city of Callaway around 12:30pm Thursday after a wreck between a train and semi-truck.
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South Shore train service resumes after derailment near Michigan City

South Shore train service resumes after derailment near Michigan City | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
Officials are hoping to resume service with 5:45 p.m. departure from South Bend
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Fatal crash in the Netherlands

Fatal crash in the Netherlands | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it

A fatal crash has blocked the railway between Ommen and Dalfsen in the Netherlands. Reports state that an Arriva train struck a slow-moving crane on a level crossing near Zwolle,…

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Crews find sheen in Mississippi River at derailment site

Crews find sheen in Mississippi River at derailment site | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it

BROWNSVILLE, Minn. — A Canadian Pacific freight train derailed Tuesday night in Houston County, Minn., sending six cars into the Mississippi River and spilling food-grade oil into the water.

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Martinez: Train derailment near Benicia Bridge rekindles safety fears along East Bay's refinery belt

Martinez: Train derailment near Benicia Bridge rekindles safety fears along East Bay's refinery belt | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it

Three tank cars carrying a contaminated liquid derailed Wednesday morning on train tracks under the Benicia Bridge, and although there were no reports of leaks, the incident rekindled fears about the potential dangers of derailments along the East...

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Subway accident in Turkey’s Izmir; injuries reported

Subway accident in Turkey’s Izmir; injuries reported | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
One of the cars derailed and overturned in the subway of the Turkish city of Izmir, leaving more than 10 injured, the Turkish newspaper Sabah reported Jan. 8.
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13 killed, over 150 injured after train derails in Pakistan

13 killed, over 150 injured after train derails in Pakistan | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
At least 13 people were killed and over 150 others injured today when a speeding train derailed in Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province, weeks after it was targeted by Baloch militants in a blast near Quetta, according to indianexpress
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27 dead in Egypt bus, train accidents before holiday

27 dead in Egypt bus, train accidents before holiday | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
CAIRO: At least 22 people were killed in a bus collision and five died when a train derailed in separate accidents south of Cairo Wednesday during a busy holiday travel time.
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At least 20 dead and dozens injured in Italy train disaster as mayor likens scene to a ‘plane crash’

At least 20 dead and dozens injured in Italy train disaster as mayor likens scene to a ‘plane crash’ | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
20 dead in fatal train collision in Italy
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Normal service on Great Western Railway after derailment - ITV News

Normal service on Great Western Railway after derailment - ITV News | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
ITV News Normal service on Great Western Railway after derailment ITV News A normal service is now operating on Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Oxford, between London Paddington and Reading, between London Paddington and Cardiff...
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Oil train derails, burns in Columbia River Gorge

Oil train derails, burns in Columbia River Gorge | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
Oregon State Police and the Hood River County Sheriff's Office is assisting with an oil train derailment near Mosier.
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Two railway workers killed, another two injured in Serres accident - Kathimerini

Two railway workers killed, another two injured in Serres accident - Kathimerini | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
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Two railway workers killed, another two injured in Serres accident
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Two railway employees were killed and another two injured in Serres, northern Greece, on Monday following an accident.
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Victims in fatal Amtrak collision ID'd, NTSB releases findings

Victims in fatal Amtrak collision ID'd, NTSB releases findings | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
A backhoe was on the track an Amtrak train was traveling prior to a collision in Chester, Delaware County, the NTSB said.
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26 injured in Western Kansas Amtrak derailment

26 injured in Western Kansas Amtrak derailment | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
At least five Amtrak rail cars are on their side after a derailment and 26 taken to local hospitals in Western Kansas early Monday morning.
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Train Carrying Hazardous Materials Derails in New York

Train Carrying Hazardous Materials Derails in New York | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
Hazmat teams responded after a train carrying hazardous materials derailed near Ripley, New York.
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Black boxes recovered from site of German train crash that killed 10

Black boxes recovered from site of German train crash that killed 10 | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it

Investigation into head-on collision that killed at least 10 people and injured scores more to focus on cab signalling system

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Heat blamed for train derailment

Heat blamed for train derailment | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it

"It went in completely slow motion," says witness who saw wagons leave the tracks.

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Acid leak likely from derailed Australian freight train

Acid leak likely from derailed Australian freight train | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of litres of sulphuric acid may have leaked from a freight train that derailed in Australia’s outback, police said Tuesday. Queensland auth...
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Vandals steal, crash Melbourne train causing millions in damages - Yahoo7 News

Vandals steal, crash Melbourne train causing millions in damages - Yahoo7 News | Railway's derailments and accidents | Scoop.it
Vandals in Melbourne stole a Metro train overnight and quickly crashed it causing millions in damages and delays for commuters.
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Marty Meles's curator insight, March 21, 8:47 AM
The field I would like to specialise in is Railway related Accident Investigation and Prevention.  This article is particularly relevant, as within my own workplace, it is known that vandals have illegally obtained keys to access train unit cabins.  This was evidenced by footage uploaded to YouTube (and still freely available to view), 4 years ago.