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Train carriages fall into river  At least two carriages of a passenger train fell into a river Thursday after floods destroyed a bridge in southwest China Train collision kills at least 66 Map of Zibo China
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B. 2014-05-04 Magnitude-6.0 quake near Tokyo; trains pause Tokyo
C. 2014-05-02 Dozens hurt in S Korea subway crash Sangwangsimni Station, Seoul, South Korea
3. 2014-04-04 Indonesia train derails in landslide; 3 dead Tasikmalaya, Indonesia
2013-12-08 Deadly train collision in Indonesia Bintaro Permai, Jakarta
5. 2013-07-16 Tourists injured in Thailand train accident Phrae, Thailand
G. 2011-12-28 Bullet train crash 'caused by design flaws' Wenzhou, Beijing
H. 2011-08-12 China recalls bullet trains Beijing
I. 2011-07-28 Premier visits crash, pledges investigation Wenzhou, Southern China
J. 2011-07-27 China rail crash 'due to signal' China

  Termites behind train wreck that killed 5  Termites are responsible for a train crash in Taiwan that killed five Chinese tourists and injured more than 100 others Trains collide, killing at least 30 Map of Pemalang Indonesia
Magnitude-6.0 quake near Tokyo; trains pause  The earthquake was located 61 miles (98 kilometers) south of Tokyo and at a depth of 96 miles. All of Tokyo's subway systems were briefly s... Dozens hurt in S Korea subway crash   Dozens of people have been injured after two subway cars collided in the capital Seoul. As many as 170 people were hurt Indonesia train derails in landslide; 3 dead   A railway official says at least 3 people were killed when a passenger train hit mounds of mud after heavy rain triggered a landslide in central... Deadly train collision in Indonesia Map of Bintaro Permai Indonesia  A commuter train has collided with a vehicle in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, causing parts of the train to burst into flames Tourists injured in Thailand train accident   At least 30 passengers, mostly foreign tourists, were slightly injured when a train derailed in the mountains of northern Thailand Bullet train crash 'caused by design flaws'   A bullet train crash which killed 40 people in July was caused by design flaws and sloppy management, the Chinese government says China recalls bullet trains  China's second-largest train manufacturer will recall 54 bullet trains running on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway Premier visits crash, pledges investigation   Acknowledging strong public anger and skepticism over the government's handling, Wen Jiabao promised a thorough investigation China rail crash 'due to signal'  Last weekend's train crash was caused by a 'serious design flaw' in the signals. The system "failed to turn the green light into red Netizens outraged over train crash  Nationwide outrage continued in China over the government's response to a deadly bullet train collision, even as operations resumed Bullet train derails, cars fall off bridge Map of Zhejiang China

year 2014 Top ^

May.4   Tokyo
May.2   South Korea
Apr.4   Indonesia

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.8   Jakarta
Jul.16   Thailand

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.28   Beijing
Aug.12   Beijing
Jul.28   Southern China
Jul.27   China
Jul.25   China
Jul.23   Southern China
  At least two cars of a high-speed bullet train fell off a bridge late Saturday after a derailment in eastern Zhejiang province
 At least 32 people have died and more than 100 are hurt
Apr.29   Taiwan

year 2010 Top ^

Oct.1   Indonesia
  Two trains collided early Saturday in Central Java, killing at least nine people and injuring 16 others.    Many others were hurt and many bodies were trapped in the carriages. The most likely reas...

Aug.19   Sichuan

year 2008 Top ^

Apr.27   China
  A passenger train traveling from Beijing to the coastal city of Qingdao derailed and hit a second passenger train in eastern China.    10 carriages of the Beijing train toppled into a ditch in the pre-dawn crash ...

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.26   Japan Inspections ordered after crash
  Japan emergency inspections of railway wind gauges after an express was apparently blown from the tracks Dec.25   Northern Japan Deadly train derailment  An express train derailed in northern Japan, killing 2 people and injuring more than 2 dozen others Apr.27   Japan Train crash toll tops 100  Rescue workers have retrieved more bodies from the wreckage of a commuter train. One body was the driver Apr.26   Japan   Rail deaths 'may be crime'  The accident is being treated as 'possible criminal negligence'. The inexperienced train driver has yet to be found Apr.25   Japan Hunt begins for Japan crash clues  Investigators are probing the cause of commuter train crash which has left at least 73 people killed   Japan Search for crash survivors  Emergency crews are working through the night to rescue people trapped in the wreckage of a commuter train Apr.24   Japan 100 dead as train derails
  A seven-car commuter train has derailed and ploughed into an apartment building at a railway crossing

year 2004 Top ^

Apr.22   North Korea Many casualties in train crash
  2 trains carrying flammable materials have exploded in a station and leaves up to 3,000 people dead or injured

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