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A packed commuter train jumped the tracks in western Japan today and hurtled into an apartment complex, killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 200 in the deadliest rail accident there in more than a decade.
A PACKED commuter train jumped the tracks and hurtled into an apartment complex in Japan, killing at least 49 people .
Several injured passengers said they felt a strong vibration just before the train's cars jumped the tracks, with one of the passengers, named as Ricardo Montero telling a local radio station that "when the train reached that bend it began to flip over, many times, with some carriages ending up on top of others, leaving many people trapped below.
The Yomiuri said the driver of the train was badly injured in the accident in which the first and second carriages of the six-car train jumped the tracks, moving around 200 metres (yards) before coming to a halt at the end of a station platform.
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The locomotive and 16 coaches of the Kalka Mail, which runs from eastern Howrah to northern Kalka town, jumped the tracks at 60mph near Malwa station in the Fatehpur district of northern India's Uttar Pradesh state.
The train may have jumped the tracks after some components around the thrust shaft fell off, and diesel engine oil then apparently caught fire for reasons that remain unclear.
Perhaps Congress, corporate CEOs, the private sector, and individual citizens can finally come to realize the runaway debt train has jumped the tracks and is teetering on the brink of the abyss," said Haney.
Thirteen carriages of the Gyaneshwari Express travelling from Kolkata to Mumbai jumped the tracks and most of the casualties were in four that collided with an oncoming goods train.
Seven coaches and the engine of the 2445 up Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express jumped the tracks due to the impact of the blast.
Officials and police said the train jumped the tracks as it approached a station near Hua Hin on the Gulf of Thailand before dawn.