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Belgium

On the night of May 6, 2013 a train from the Netherlands crashed in Belgium. Several tank cars derailed and lay down on his side. Of the tanks caught fire and resulted highly toxic substance containing cyanide, bombings. Were evacuated nearly 2,000 people. Chemicals fell into the sewer, because of this, about 50 people are still unable to return to their homes. Train driver admitted that he twice exceeded the allowed on this stretch of road speed.

Canada

July 6, 2013 was a train wreck in Canada. The composition of carrying 73 tanks with oil derailed on July 6 in Lac-Meantik 250 kilometers from Montreal. Before the accident, the train was parked, and then he started to move and develop a high speed, derailed. At the site of the accident was a fire that spread to nearby homes and was extinguished in just two days. The number of confirmed victims of the train crash was more than 40 people.

France

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Inter-City Express Paris — Limoges crashed in the evening on July 12, approximately 50 kilometers from Paris. With six cars derailed composition. Lokomotiv crashed into the platform, resulting in deformed roof and fence.

Previously, it was found that the cause of the train crash was the fault railway arrows. According to the director general of the infrastructure of the French National Railways Pierre Isar, a steel plate that holds the two rails on the arrow out of his groove. She was in the center of the arrow, and prevented the normal passage of train wheels, triggering the derailment. As a result of the crash killed 7 people

Spain

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Inter-City Express Paris — Limoges crashed in the evening on July 12, approximately 50 kilometers from Paris. With six cars derailed composition. Lokomotiv crashed into the platform, resulting in deformed roof and fence.

Previously, it was found that the cause of the train crash was the fault railway arrows. According to the director general of the infrastructure of the French National Railways Pierre Isar, a steel plate that holds the two rails on the arrow out of his groove. She was in the center of the arrow, and prevented the normal passage of train wheels, triggering the derailment. As a result of the crash killed 7 people

Spain

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At least 80 people were killed in a train crash near the city of Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain, 24 July 2013. More than 160 were injured, at least 30 in critical condition, according to local officials. The president of the railway company Renfe Julio Gómez-Pomar said the wrecked structure was technically sound. "The train passed inspection on the same morning. Trains are checked after 7500 km run … He was in excellent condition," — he told Spanish radio.

Pais newspaper with the words of an unnamed source involved in the investigation, said that one of the drivers of the train said immediately after the accident, the train took a turn at a speed of 190 km / h The speed limit on this section of road is 80 km / h. "I hope no one was killed, because it will be on my conscience," — he said. The crash occurred on the eve of the big annual festival in the city of Santiago de Compostela, where the celebrations on the occasion of the day of St. Jacob attracts thousands of Christian pilgrims.

Switzerland

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Two passenger trains collided in Switzerland on Monday evening, July 29. The incident resulted in 44 people injured, four were in serious condition, reports Sky News. One of the drivers was killed.

Trains collided near the town of Grunge pre-Marnan in the west of the country. The train service is temporarily suspended. According to eyewitness reports, none of the cars are not derailed.

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