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Brit tells how friend died when they ‘jumped from moving train in India because it was wrong one’

A heartbroken Brit has told how his friend died when they got on the wrong train while travelling in India and decided to jump off. University lecturer Fabian Galama, 53, and his Dutch pal Erik Suidman, 51, were getting a train to Agra on the last leg of a two-week …

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Girl Cheats Death After She Was Hit By A Train While Posing For Selfie

A teenage girl miraculously survived being hit by a train as she posed for a selfie with her friends in Indonesia.  Ely Hayati, 16, had been walking by the railway tracks with her three friends when they decided to pose for a picture and one of them got their selfie …

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Morocco prepares to test Africa’s fastest train, targeting 320kph

Engineers in Morocco are preparing to test Africa’s first high-speed railway this week with trains reaching 320 kilometers per hour, the country’s rail office said Monday. One train reached 275 kph on Monday along a stretch of track between the northern cities of Kenitra and Tangiers. Speaking during a visit …

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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

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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’

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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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