Dramatic train wrecks through the ages
Dozens injured in Tunisian train collision
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Since the mid-19th century, history has recorded some terrible train crashes. Whether due to brake failures, derailments, accidental fires, or human error, a rail wreck is a traumatic and very often fatal event. Fortunately, accidents are rare occurrences given the advancements in railway safety technology. But they can—and do—still happen.
Most recently, two trains collided in the Tunisian capital of Tunis. The cause of the crash has not yet been determined, but it's reported that at least 30 passengers have been transferred to two different hospitals for treatment.
Click through and be reminded of dramatic train crashes through the ages.
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