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Railway Disaster SitesFreight train collision (1920) - Rosmalen, NL

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The train accident at Rosmalen took place in December 1920 near the railway station of Rosmalen. Two freight trains collided with the accident and three people were killed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 10/12/2021

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster SitesThe Wreck of the Red Arrow - Gallitzin, Pennsylvania

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The East Bound Red Arrow Express failed to negotiate the Bennington Curve, 1.4 miles east of the Gallitzin Tunnels on the PRR Mainline. Killing 22.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/25/2021

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster Sites26th Regiment Train Derailment - New Oxford, PA

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A train derailment a few miles east of here occurred with the Pennsylvania 26th Regiment en route to fight at Gettysburg June of 1863. A historical marker at the New Oxford Train Station tells about how the train got derailed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/16/2021

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster Sites2019 Harpers Ferry Train Derailment - Maryland Heights, MD

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A freight train derailed on the Winchester and Potomac Railroad bridge in Maryland (just a few hundred feet away from Harpers Ferry, West Virginia) on 21 December 2019.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/17/2021

last visited: 9/13/2021

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Railway Disaster SitesSouth Norwalk Train Wreck - Norwalk, CT

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A deadly wreck in 1853 caused by human error.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chrissyml

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/1/2021

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster SitesRailway Disaster - January 25, 1964 - Zákolany, Czechia

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25. ledna 1964 došlo tesne pred stanicí Zákolany k velkému železnicnímu neštestí / On January 25, 1964, just before the Zákolany station, there was a major railway accident

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ashberry

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 6/10/2021

last visited: 8/30/2021

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Railway Disaster SitesWalter L. Main Circus train - Tyrone, PA

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The line is gone, but the site has been preserved for remembrance. This is along Vascoyoc Hollow Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/2/2021

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster SitesFort Totten Train Collision - Washington, D.C.

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Located at the intersection of South Dakota Avenue and New Hampshire Avenue NE DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/18/2021

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster SitesRailroad Disaster of September 1906 - Dover, OK

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This is the site of two railroad accidents; a disaster in which four passengers were killed, and an incident in which a spur bearing several unoccupied cars washed out; at the North Canadian River, south of Dover, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/20/2020

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster SitesRailway Disaster - August 1967 - Odense, Danmark

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11 mennesker blev dræbt og 36 kvæstet i en stor togulykke ved Odense... 11 people were killed and 36 injured in a major train accident in Odense.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster SitesCanoe River Tragedy - Valemount, BC

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Along the Yellowhead Highway, about 9 kilometres south of the town of Valemount is a pullout with a 2017 British Columbia Heritage Marker which relates the sad tale of British Columbia's worst railway disaster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/12/2020

last visited: 9/17/2020

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Railway Disaster SitesJokela rail accident - Jokela, Finland

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The Jokela rail accident occurred on 21 April 1996, at 07:08 local time (04:08 UTC) in Tuusula, Finland, approximately 50 kilometres (30 mi) north of Helsinki.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member marcius

location: Finland

date approved: 4/15/2020

last visited: 9/3/2021

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Railway Disaster SitesRailway Disaster - November 10, 1868 - Cerhovice, Czech Republic

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The first major train accident in the present territory of Czech Republic

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster SitesOttawa Bus-Train Crash, 18 September 2013 - Nepean, Ontario

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The memorial park is in a corner of the Fallowfield Park and Ride, Nepean.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/24/2019

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster SitesS-Bahn-Unfall am Berliner Tor - Hamburg, Germany

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Berliner Tor - Schauplatz des schwersten Unfalls mit einem Schienenfahrzeug im Raum Hamburg am 5. Oktober 1961.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 10/27/2019

last visited: 10/13/2020

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Railway Disaster SitesBoston & Maine Railroad - Ogden, Qc, CANADA

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On April 8, 1895, a southbound Boston & Maine Railroad passenger train derailed upon striking a boulder on the track; the engineer and fireman, injured by burns from steam, were transported to Newport but did not survive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mcmeunier

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 10/24/2019

last visited: 7/5/2021

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Railway Disaster SitesZugunglück in Brühl, Germany

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DE: Zugunglück am 06.02.2000 im Bahnhof Brühl mit 9 Toten. EN: Train disaster on 02/06/2000 at the station of Brühl with 9 dead people.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 4/29/2019

last visited: 10/11/2020

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Railway Disaster SitesNiort /Fontenay Le Comte. France

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Deraillement du Niort / Fontenay Le Comte

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 12/23/2018

last visited: 12/23/2018

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Railway Disaster SitesRailway Disaster - Feb 16, 2009 – Paskov, Czech Republic

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A train accident betwwen two trains on route from Ostrava to Valašské mezirící next to railway station Paskov

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member davidb11

location: Moravskoslezský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 8/24/2018

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster SitesAshtabula, Ohio Train Disaster - December 29, 1876

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On December 29, 1876, an iron truss bridge collapsed into the Ashtabula River during a blizzard, plunging a passenger train with 160 on board into the river below. Nearly 100 people were killed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/7/2018

last visited: 5/25/2019

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Railway Disaster SitesRoanoke, Texas

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Small train derailment and crash in Roanoke, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 6/9/2018

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster SitesMonorail Trains Clipped Each Other - Seattle, WA

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The Seattle Center Monorail has had a few mishaps over the years. I've waymarked a derailment that occurred in 2005.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Washington

date approved: 4/4/2017

last visited: 2/26/2019

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Railway Disaster SitesTexas-Pacifico RR derailment -- US 67, 2 miles E of Valera TX

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On 11 Aug 2016, 13 cars of a Texas-Pacifico railroad grain train derailed along US 67, 2 miles east of Valera TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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Railway Disaster SitesFreight Derailment - Kingston, Ontario

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Located just East of the Kingston Via Rail station and John Counter Boulevard in Kingston, Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/27/2017

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster SitesCrash at Crush - TX, US

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Located along the Katy line, about 14 miles north of Waco and three miles south of the town of West. A tragic miscalculation resulted in two people death and at least six other people were seriously injured by flyi

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Texas

date approved: 11/25/2016

last visited: 11/25/2016

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