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Railway Disaster SitesHinton Rail Crash - 1986 - Hinton, Alberta

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The Hinton train collision occurred at 8:40 am on February 8, 1986. Twenty-three people died and 95 others sustained injuries in a collision between a Canadian National (CN) freight train and a VIA Rail Canada passenger train near Hinton, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 3/4/2012

last visited: 8/13/2018

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Railway Disaster SitesRailway Accident - Leonard, Ontario

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This railway accident took place on 21 August 1964 in Leonard, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/29/2011

last visited: 9/7/2017

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Railway Disaster SitesGranville-Paris Express 1895 - Paris, France

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Paris Montparnasse was the location of a famous stream train crash in 1895.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/24/2011

last visited: 1/31/2021

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Railway Disaster SitesWillow Creek Slide Disaster

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An avalanche, Feb 10, 1903, swept away part of a 300 ft high trestle. An engine plunged 80 feet and was buried in 30 feet of snow; a passenger car dangled over open space; and a caboose with 8 people dropped into deep snow.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hyperheidi

location: Idaho

date approved: 10/3/2011

last visited: 8/20/2017

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Railway Disaster SitesAcidente na Linha do Tua - Brunheda, Portugal

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This train derailment occurred in Tua line, in August 22, 2008

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Vila Real, Portugal

date approved: 9/27/2011

last visited: 3/22/2015

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Railway Disaster SitesAccident impliquant un autobus scolaire et un train - Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC

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Commémoration d'un accident impliquant un autobus scolaire et un train qui a fait 20 victimes en 1966. La plaque commémorative est érigée près de la maison Valois au parc Valois de Vaudreuil-Dorion à environ 800 mètres du lieu de l'accident.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2011

last visited: 1/5/2021

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Railway Disaster SitesRailway Disaster - Aug 8, 2008 – Studénka, Czech Republic

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A train accident of an express train EuroCity 108 Comenius on route from Kraków, Poland to Prague, Czech Republic

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Moravskoslezský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 9/9/2011

last visited: 2/26/2015

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Railway Disaster SitesThe Morrisburg, Ontario CN Derailment of 2010

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A Train Derailment that Occurred in Morrisburg, Ontario in March 2, 2010

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Canadianzombie

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2011

last visited: 8/15/2019

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Railway Disaster SitesCamp Mountain Derailment - 1947 - QLD, Australia

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The 1947 Camp Mountain derailment remains the worst train disaster in the state of Queensland, Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fathrtime

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 8/1/2011

last visited: 6/12/2019

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Railway Disaster SitesRailway disaster - June 24, 1995 – Krouna, Czech Republic

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On June 24, 1995 four runaway carriages smashed into a passenger train carrying 23 people near Krouna. 19 killed, only 4 passengers survived.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Pardubický kraj, Czechia

date approved: 4/4/2011

last visited: 6/26/2015

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Railway Disaster SitesMaricopa & Phoenix Railroad Bridge Collapse

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A 1902 railroad bridge collapse in Tempe, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member desert georangers

location: Arizona

date approved: 3/27/2011

last visited: 1/5/2019

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Railway Disaster SitesRailroad Accident Nov 11, 1993, Kelso, WA

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On November 11, 1993, a Burlington Northern freight train was involved in a head-on collision with a Union Pacific freight train near Kelso, Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Washington

date approved: 3/27/2011

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Railway Disaster SitesStéblová train disaster - Stéblová, Czech Republic

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The place of the most tragic train disaster in Czech railway history at Stéblová on November 14, 1960 - 118 people dead and 110 badly injured.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Pardubický kraj, Czechia

date approved: 2/16/2011

last visited: 9/8/2017

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Railway Disaster SitesAlcafache-Portugal

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It was the worst rail accident ever in Portugal. Two trains collided in front of Beira, a line whose safety depended entirely on human resources.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Viseu, Portugal

date approved: 1/14/2011

last visited: 9/13/2009

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Railway Disaster SitesSharnbrook Station Railway Disaster - Bedfordshire, UK

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Sharnbrook Station was the site where a horrific railway disaster occurred on 4th February 1909. The railway line is part of the Midland Railway in the area and is a mainline.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/7/2010

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster SitesHyde Railway Disaster — Hyde, New Zealand

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"It is safe to say that no previous railway accident in this country has resulted in such a mass of distorted and wrecked rolling stock." -- Board of Inquiry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 4/8/2010

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster SitesMilwaukee Junction Train Wreck - Detroit, Michigan

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On July 20, 1900 the train carrying the Buffalo Bill Wild west show crashed here, Killing one and injuring nine.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Michigan

date approved: 1/31/2010

last visited: 8/1/2011

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Railway Disaster SitesArdmore 1915 Explosion - Ardmore, Oklahoma

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On September 27, 1915, a devistating explosion claimed the lives of 43 people as well as the countless numbers that were injured.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/17/2010

last visited: 9/12/2020

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Railway Disaster SitesChatsworth Train crash and derailment- Chatsworth, CA

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Chatsworth train collision occurred Friday 09/12/08 when a Union Pacific freight train and a Metrolink commuter train collided head-on in the Chatsworth, CA. The scene was on the curved section of single track, east of Stoney Point.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member calgriz

location: California

date approved: 1/11/2010

last visited: 6/3/2017

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Railway Disaster SitesCrash at Crush - West, Texas

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The collision, intended as publicity for the railroad, was planned and promoted for months in advance. The locomotives, Old No. 999 and Old No. 1001, were displayed prominently during tours throughout the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 10/19/2009

last visited: 1/22/2021

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Railway Disaster Sites1904 World's Fair Train Wreck - Montserrat, Missouri

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Missouri's train wreck of the 20th century occurred in October, 1904 near Montserrat, Missouri on the Missouri Pacific Railroad. Its human tragedy has been remembered in 2001 and in the PBS video "The World's Greatest Fair."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Carpe Diem59

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: 9/17/2019

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Railway Disaster SitesGranville Train Disaster

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This waymark is in front of the memorial established for the victims of the Granville Train Disaster which occurred on the 18th January 1977. The accident itself occurred about 70m from the memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: 11/28/2015

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Railway Disaster SitesBirs Bridge Collapse 1891 - Münchenstein, BL, Switzerland

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The Munchenstein rail disaster on 14 June 1891 was historically the worst railway accident ever to affect Switzerland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Basel Landschaft, Switzerland

date approved: 6/29/2009

last visited: never

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Railway Disaster Sites1909 Pere Marquette - Holly, MI

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A very spectacular train wreck happened at about 8:45am Monday morning, March 24, 1909.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: Michigan

date approved: 5/8/2009

last visited: 7/20/2013

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Railway Disaster SitesNew Market Train Wreck - September 24, 1904

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Head-on collosion of local Train No. 15 out of Bristol and the Carolina Special No. 12 out of Chattanooga killed 64-113 people.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/29/2009

last visited: never

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