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Safety under spotlight after train crashes

The driver of a train that crashed into a stationary train in Soweto last week was dismissed on Tuesday for doing 85km/h in a 30km/h zone, Prasa says.

Blame game over deadly India train crash

A probe on Tuesday into a deadly rail crash in India focused on why a train hurtled at high speed into a station where it was scheduled to halt.

Dozens killed in India train crash

A speeding express rammed into the back of a stationary passenger train in eastern India on Monday, killing more than 60 people.

Death toll in Congo rail disaster rises

Seventy-six people were killed in Monday's rail disaster in Yanga, Congo, according to the latest toll.

Dozens killed in Congo train crash

A train derailed and plunged into a ravine in Congo Republic, killing about 60 people, sources said on Tuesday.

Train services disrupted following deadly derailment

Three women employed by Rovos Rail died after the luxury train derailed near Pretoria on Wednesday, owner Rohan Vos said on Thursday.

Three killed in Rovos Rail accident

A Rovos Rail luxury train derailed outside Pretoria on Wednesday, killing three and leaving nine critically injured, the railway authority said.

Death, injuries as Rovos Rail train derails

At least two people died and others were critically injured when a Rovos Rail train derailed in Pretoria on Wednesday, paramedics said.

Belgian train drivers strike following high-speed crash

Belgian train drivers went on strike on Tuesday in protest at safety conditions, adding to rail chaos after a train crash that left at least 18 dead.

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