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Arkansas train collision kills 2, injures 2

Hoxie - Two Union Pacific freight trains collided head-on early Sunday morning at around 3 a.m. and resulted in the deaths of two crew members and the injuries of two additional employees.

Spain train crash driver on phone to rail company, consulting map

Santiago De Compostela - A Spanish court revealed today that the train that crashed in Santiago de Compostela killing 79 people was travelling at 153 kph as it went off the rails. It was revealed that the driver, Francisco José Garzón Amo, was on his work phone at that time.

2 trains collide in Swiss railway station, 1 dead, many injured

Lausanne - One person is dead and dozens are injured after two passenger trains collided in a railway station near Lausanne, Switzerland on Monday evening. The body of the driver has been found in the rubble.

Memorial service for Spain's train crash victims set for Monday

Santiago De Compostela - A spokesman for the local archdiocese has announced that a memorial service for the 78 dead in the train crash will be held at the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela on Monday evening. The American victim of the crash has been named.

Spain train crash: Driver blamed for going 'too fast'

Santiago De Compostela - Within seconds, everything changed when the ill-fated train hurtled off the rails in north-western Spain Wednesday, killing at least 80 passengers and injuring dozens—the worst railway crash in Spain since 1944.

Caught on video: Train crash near Santiago De Compostela, Spain

Santiago De Compostela - A terrifying video of the high-speed train crash near Santiago De Compostela, Spain has surfaced online. Reports say at least 78 of the train's 218 passengers died and 131 were injured when all eight cars came off of the tracks

Human error not to blame for Paris train crash

Paris - Investigators into the high speed train crash that killed six people and injured many more at a station just south of Paris, have discovered what they believe may be the cause of the accident.

High speed train crashes in France

Paris - A train carrying 385 passengers has crashed at Bretigny-sur-Orge, just south of Paris. The train was travelling at high speed on its way to Limoges when it derailed, crashing into the platform at the station. At least seven people have died.

Buenos Aires train crash kills dozens

Buenos Aires - Today, Argentina faced its worst train crash since February, 1970 with fatalities in the dozens and casualties in the hundreds.

Hundreds injured in Shanghai train accident

Hundreds of people have been injured in Shanghai when one train slammed into the back of another at a busy subway line in the Chinese city.

Indonesian train crash kills 43 passengers, more than 50 injured

A passenger train crashed in central Indonesia killing at least 22 people and caused injury to more than 50 other passengers.

Train collision in Turkey kills 1, injures 14

At least one person is dead and several more were injured in a train crash in the northwestern province of Bilecik in Turkey on Sunday.

Egyptian train crash kills at least 25

Police officials have confirmed that train crash just outside of Cairo, Egypt has killed at least 25 people on Saturday after the train went full-speed into the back of another train.

Two light rails crash in San Francisco, injuries confirmed

Two light rail trains ran into each other in San Francisco on Saturday afternoon. It is believed that 60 people were injured in the crash.

A race to beat the train ends in five deaths

Last Thursday as the black Ford Fusion raced down Hannan Road in Canton Michigan an Amtrak train was quickly approaching the crossing. The gates were down and the train's horn was blaring. A white SUV was already stopped behind the gate.

Mexican train crash: 70 injured

There has been a train crash in Mexico. The accident happened earlier today when two commuter trains crashed into each other.

Op-Ed: Saying the Right Thing Can be Detrimental to Job Security

It’s all in the politics. Given the okay to make a statement to the press the day after the Sept. 12, 2008, Metrolink crash in Chatsworth, California, about the cause, harsh criticism still forced Denise Tyrrell to resign.

Amtrak Train Crashes Into SUV; 6 dead

6 dead as an SUV is rammed by an Amtrak train in California
 

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Photograph of the crash uploaded to Twitter by a witness
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Argentina train crash
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Francisco José Garzón  driver of the train involved in the high-speed crash in Santiago de Compost...
Francisco José Garzón, driver of the train involved in the high-speed crash in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
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Two trains collided in Granges-Pres-Marnand near Lausanne in Switzerland on Monday July 29  2013.
Two trains collided in Granges-Pres-Marnand near Lausanne in Switzerland on Monday July 29, 2013.
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Two trains collided in Granges-Pres-Marnand near Lausanne in Switzerland on Monday July 29  2013.
Two trains collided in Granges-Pres-Marnand near Lausanne in Switzerland on Monday July 29, 2013.
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At least sixteen persons have died and 57 other were injured in a head-on train collision in Szczeko...
At least sixteen persons have died and 57 other were injured in a head-on train collision in Szczekociny near Zawiercie, southern Poland on Saturday evening. All the injured were taken by ambulances and helicopters to hospitals in the region. President Bronislaw Komorowski on Sunday evening announced a national mourning on March 5 and 6 following the tragic accident
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2 trains collided in Amsterdam on April 21  2012
2 trains collided in Amsterdam on April 21, 2012
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At least 16 people died and 57 other were injured in a head-on train collision in Szczekociny near Z...
At least 16 people died and 57 other were injured in a head-on train collision in Szczekociny near Zawiercie, southern Poland on Saturday evening.
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A photo posted to Twitter by a witness
A photo posted to Twitter by a witness
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Two trains collided in Granges-Pres-Marnand near Lausanne in Switzerland on Monday July 29  2013.
Two trains collided in Granges-Pres-Marnand near Lausanne in Switzerland on Monday July 29, 2013.
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A photo posted to Twitter by a witness
A photo posted to Twitter by a witness
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A photo of the crash posted to Twitter by a witness
A photo of the crash posted to Twitter by a witness
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Two trains collided in Granges-Pres-Marnand near Lausanne in Switzerland on Monday July 29  2013.
Two trains collided in Granges-Pres-Marnand near Lausanne in Switzerland on Monday July 29, 2013.
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Screen grab of the Facebook page of Francisco Jose Garzon Amo  driver of the train that crashed near...
Screen grab of the Facebook page of Francisco Jose Garzon Amo, driver of the train that crashed near Santiago de Compostela.
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Train crash: Santiago De Compostela
Train crash: Santiago De Compostela
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