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#rail disaster

# rail-disaster - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:39 PM 9,834 Views 6 Comments

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….

# rail-disaster - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Automatic braking system had been due to be fitted at site of Spanish train crash
# Spain
# Spain

Automatic braking system had been due to be fitted at site of Spanish train crash

Aug 8th 2013, 7:35 PM 9,035 Views 11 Comments

79 people died when the train derailed at a bend while travelling at 179 kilometres per hour on 24 July.

# rail-disaster - Thursday 25 July, 2013

77 dead, 143 injured in rail crash - "no indications" any Irish citizens were on board
# Spain
# Spain

77 dead, 143 injured in rail crash - "no indications" any Irish citizens were on board

Jul 25th 2013, 11:26 AM 7,318 Views 22 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Gilmore says the situation is “still developing”, but that there are no reports of any Irish citizens caught up in the tragedy.

# rail-disaster - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 21st 2012, 10:30 AM 8,147 Views 3 Comments

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