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India rail disaster kills 36, fears toll may rise

India rail disaster kills 36, fears toll may rise

Rescuers struggled on Sunday to pull survivors from the wreckage of a train crash which killed 36 passengers in southern India, the latest in a series of disasters on the country's creaking rail network.

119 killed as train derails in northern India

119 killed as train derails in northern India

At least 119 people were killed and more than 150 injured when an Indian express train derailed in northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, with the toll set to rise amid a scramble to locate survivors.

Speeding 'most likely' caused Spanish train crash

Speeding 'most likely' caused Spanish train crash

Excessive speed is the most likely cause of a train crash in northwestern Spain which killed four people, the mayor of the local town suggested on Saturday.

'Human error' caused deadly German train crash

'Human error' caused deadly German train crash

German prosecutors Tuesday said human error was to blame for a train crash last week that killed 11 people and charged a 39-year-old signalling worker with negligence leading to the accident.