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Some Notable Railroad Disasters
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Some Notable Railroad Disasters



Date

Location

Deaths


1925, June 16

Hackettstown, NJ

50


1925, Oct. 27

Victoria, MS

21


1926, Sept. 5

Waco, CO

30


1937, July 16

Nr. Patna, India

107


1938, June 19

Saugus, MT

47


1939, Aug. 12

Harney, NV

24


1939, Dec. 22

Near Magdeburg, Germany

132


1939, Dec. 22

Near Friedrichshafen, Germany

99


1940, Apr. 19

Little Falls, NY

31


1940, July 31

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

43


1943, Aug. 29

Wayland, NY

27


1943, Sept. 6

Frankford Junction, Philad. PA

79


1943, Dec. 16

Between Rennert and Buie, NC

72


1944, Jan. 16

Len Prov., Spain

500


1944, Mar. 2

Salerno, Italy

521


1944, July 6

High Bluff, TN

35


1944, Aug. 4

Near Stockton, GA

47


1944, Sept. 14

Dewey, IN

29


1944, Dec. 31

Bagley, UT

50


1945, Aug. 9

Michigan, ND

34


1946, Mar. 20

Aracaju, Mexico

185


1946, Apr. 25

Naperville, IL

45


1947, Feb. 18

Gallitzin, PA

24


1949, Oct. 22

Nr. Dwor, Poland

200+


1950, Feb. 17

Rockville Centre, NY

31


1950, Sept. 11

Coshocton, OH

33


1950, Nov. 22

Richmond Hill, NY

79


1951, Feb. 6

Woodbridge, NJ

84


1952, Mar. 4

Nr. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

119


1952, July 9

Rzepin, Poland

160


1952, Oct. 8

Harrow, England

112


1953, Mar. 27

Conneaut, OH

21


1955, Apr. 3

Guadalajara, Mexico

300


1956, Jan. 22

Los Angeles, CA

30


1957, Sept. 1

Kendal, Jamaica

178


1957, Sept. 29

Montgomery, W Pakistan

250


1957, Dec. 4

London, England

90


1958, May 8

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

128


1958, Sept. 15

Elizabethport, NJ

48


1960, Nov. 14

Pardubice, Czech.

110


1962, Jan. 8

Woerden, Netherlands

91


1962, May 3

Tokyo, Japan

163


1963, Nov. 9

Yokohama, Japan

120+


1964, July 26

Porto, Portugal

94


1967, July 6

Madgeburg, Germany

94


1970, Feb. 1

Buenos Aires, Argentina

236


1972, June 16

Vierzy, France

107


1972, July 21

Seville, Spain

76


1972, Oct. 6

Saltillo, Mexico

208


1972, Oct. 30

Chicago, IL

45


1974, Aug. 30

Zagreb, Yugoslavia

153


1975, Feb. 28

London subway train

41


1977, Jan. 18

Granville, Australia

83


1981, June 6

Bihar, India

800+


1982, Jan. 27

El Asnam, Algeria

130


1982, July 11

Tepic, Mexico

120


1983, Feb. 19

Empalme, Mexico

100


1985, Feb. 23

Madhya Pradesh, India

50


1985, Aug. 3

southern France

35


1987, July 2

Kasumbalesha Shaba, Zaire

125


1988, June 27

Paris train station, Gare de Lyon

57


1988, Dec. 12

London, England

35


1989, Jan. 15

Maizdi Khan, Bangladesh

110+


1989, June 9

train collided with bus in S Russia

31


1990, Jan. 4

Sindh Prov., Pakistan

210+


1991, May 14

Shigaraki, Japan

42


1993, Sept. 22

Big Bayou Conot, AL

47


1994, Mar. 8

Nr. Durban, South Africa

63


1994, Sept. 22

Tolunda, Angola

300


1995, Aug. 20

Firozabad, India

358


1996, Feb. 16

Silver Spring, MD

11


1997, Mar. 3

Punjab State, Pakistan

125


1997, Mar. 31

Huarte Arakil, Spain

21


1997, Apr. 29

Hunan, China

58


1997, May 4

Rwanda

100+


1997, Sept. 14

Central India

77


1998, June 3

Eschede, Germany

102


1998, Feb. 19

Yaounde, Cameroon

100+


1999, Mar. 15

Bourbonnais, IL

11


1999, Mar. 24

Nairobi, Kenya

32+


1999, Aug. 2

Gauhati, India

285+


1999, Oct. 5

London, England

31


2000, Jan. 4

Rena, Norway

35


2000, July 28

So Paulo, Brazil

12


2000, Nov. 11

Kaprun, Austria

155


2001, Feb. 28

Great Heck, England

13


2001, June 22

Cochin, India

64


2001, Sept. 1

Indonesia

40


2002, Feb. 20

South of Cairo, Egypt

373


2002, Apr. 18

Seville, FL

4


2002, Apr. 23

Placentia, CA

2


2002, May 25

Muamba, Mozambique

196+


2002, June 24

Igandu, Tanzania

281+


2002, Sept. 10

Bihar, India

118


2002, Nov. 6

Nancy, France

12


2003, Jan. 3

Maharashtra, India

18


2003, Feb. 1

NW Zimbabwe

46


2003, May 8

near Lake Balaton in Hungary

33


2003, May 15

Ludhiana, India

36


2003, June 3

Spain, Albacete province

19


2003, June 22

Rajapur, India

33


2003, July 2

Andhra Pradesh, India

22


2004, Feb. 18

Neyshabur, NE Iran

300+


2004, Apr. 22

Ryongchon, North Korea

161


2004, July 22

Mekece, NW Turkey

36





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