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Train crash toll tops 100  Rescue workers have retrieved more bodies from the wreckage of a commuter train. One body was the driver   Rail deaths 'may be crime'  The accident is being treated as 'possible criminal negligence'. The inexperienced train driver has yet to be found Hunt begins for Japan crash clues
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Magnitude-6.0 quake near Tokyo; trains pause Map of Tokyo  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 stopped Inspections ordered after crash

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  Japan emergency inspections of railway wind gauges after an express was apparently blown from the tracks
  Northern Japan: An express train derailed in northern Japan, killing 2 people and injuring more than 2 dozen others

  Investigators are probing the cause of commuter train crash which has left at least 73 people killed
Search for crash survivors
  Emergency crews are working through the night to rescue people trapped in the wreckage of a commuter train
Apr.24 100 dead as train derails
  A seven-car commuter train has derailed and ploughed into an apartment building at a railway crossing

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Dec.4 Mouse triggers bullet train outage
  All services were halted on one of super-fast lines after mouse got into a switchboard and caused a short circuit

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Dec.16 27 hurt in train collision
  2 trains collided head-on along the Sea of Japan coast

Derail Main Event: 100 dead as train derails
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B. 2014-05-04 Magnitude-6.0 quake near Tokyo; trains pause Tokyo
2. 2005-12-26 Inspections ordered after crash Japan
D. 2005-04-27 Train crash toll tops 100 Japan
E. 2005-04-26 Rail deaths 'may be crime' Japan
F. 2005-04-25 Hunt begins for Japan crash clues Japan
G. 2005-04-25 Search for crash survivors Japan
2005-04-24 100 dead as train derails Japan
I. 2001-12-04 Mouse triggers bullet train outage Japan

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