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At least 36 dead, 100 injured after two trains collide in Egypt

More than two dozen people have been dead after two trains collided in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. Some 36 people are dead and more than 100 injured. One of the trains was travelling from Port Said and the other from Cairo, Ahram Online said, before they crashed. Egypt’s railway authority said an express train had …

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Woman delivers baby boy on a train at London Bridge station

A Black woman was delivered of a baby boy on a train at the busy London Bridge station on Thursday evening, April 27. She, whose name is not yet known, went into labour on a Southeastern train before being helped onto the platform when it arrived at London Bridge. Realising the baby …

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Tears as this pregnant 19-year-old model got killed by train during photo shoot

A pregnant aspiring model was killed by a freight train after she became stuck between two railroad tracks while posing for a photo shoot. Fredzania Thompson, 19, died on Friday afternoon after being struck near the intersection of Hollister and Lee Street in downtown Navasota, police said. The teen had …

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UK train fares to go up by 2.3% in 2017


Train fares in Britain will go up by an average of 2.3% next year, the rail industry has announced. The figure is the average increase across all rail tickets and will take effect from 2 January. Lianna Etkind of the Campaign for Better Transport condemned the increase, warning that some …

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Cameroon crash train ‘broke speed limit’


The train which crashed last Friday in Cameroon was travelling at an “unusually” high speed, a top official of the French company that runs the railway line has said. The rail accident killed at least 79 passengers and wounded 600 people. Early suggestions seemed to blame the crash on overcrowding. …

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