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Passenger dragged by moving train in shocking CCTV footage (VIDEO)

CCTV cameras caught the horrifying moment a passenger was dragged along a platform in India by a train that threatened to pull him under its wheels. The young man was attempting to board a train at Panvel Station in Mumbai on Saturday, when he became stuck between the train’s closing doors, according to the Times of India. The railway station’s ...

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On track: Train link to Crimean Bridge is almost complete

More than 80 percent of railway track to the newly-built bridge linking Russia with Crimea is complete, according to the project’s website. The railroad will link the bridge with the transport system of Crimea and mainland Russia. Construction and installation works are being carried out along the entire length of the route. It is constructed using a continuous welded railroad ...

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Several dead, injured after train derailed in Turkey – reports

Published time: 8 Jul, 2018 16:45 Edited time: 8 Jul, 2018 16:58 A passenger train has derailed in northwest Turkey, leading to deaths and injuries, according to local media reports. Emergency services have been dispatched to the scene. The incident occurred when five carriages of the train, carrying 300 people, came off the tracks near the Greek border, according to ...

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Train passenger helps rescue 26 girls from the ‘child traffickers’… with just one tweet

A train passenger is being hailed a hero after saving 26 girls from suspected child traffickers. Adarsh Shrivastava raised the alarm by tweeting authorities after spotting the girls on a train in the Uttar Pradesh, north India. Shrivastava noticed the 26 girls, who he thought looked distressed, traveling in the same carriage as him on Thursday. Concerned that something untoward ...

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Bridge collapse in Mumbai, India, halts train traffic, injures 5 (PHOTOS)

Part of a bridge over a railway in Mumbai, India, has collapsed in a heavy rain that has inundated the area. Traffic has been halted both beneath and on the bridge. Five people have reportedly been injured. The collapse occurred at about 7am local time (1:30 GMT). Images on social media show a sizeable portion of the overpass bridge broken ...

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Kadyrov asks Putin to build high-speed train link to Chechen capital

The head of the Chechen Republic has requested that President Vladimir Putin amend the Russian transport strategy with a plan to build a high-speed railway link between the city of Krasnodar and the Chechen capital, Grozny. Kommersant reported that in a June 15 letter, Chechen Republic head Ramzan Kadyrov wrote that he had learned about the plans of the Russian ...

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Major oil spill spreads across Iowa floodwaters, forcing evacuations after train derails (VIDEO)

Drone footage released by authorities in Iowa shows oil spreading across flooded fields following a devastating train derailment. Dozens of damaged cars are seen piled on the broken train tracks near the Rock River. The 33-car freight train carrying oil from Alberta, Canada, derailed on Friday morning near Doon in Lyon County, Iowa. The BNSF Railway Company has not revealed ...

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Freight train derails & explodes in Indiana causing propane-fueled inferno (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A freight train derailment that resulted in a large explosion and fire has forced some residents of an Indiana town to evacuate. Authorities are still struggling to contain the blaze 12 hours after the accident. Witnesses have been posting photos and videos of the fire, which started Sunday evening. The train, which was carrying 89 loaded rail cars and nine ...

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One dead, policewoman and another person injured after knife attack on train in Germany

A man has attacked a person on a train and then injured a police woman, German media report. Police have confirmed one person has been killed and two people have been injured after a knife attack on a train near Flensburg station in northern Germany. Initial reports suggest that the assailant was killed by police, reported Deutsche Welle. A man ...

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Eerie footage unveils secrets of Soviet-era train graveyard (VIDEO)

Eerie footage shows the not easily found Soviet-built cargo trains and locomotives abandoned at a train graveyard in the Russian region of Perm. The video, provided by Ruptly news agency, reveals images of the long-forgotten trains and locomotives built during the golden era as they emerge at an abandoned forest road, still and unmoved. Manufactured under Stalin and Khrushchev, the ...

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