World's deadliest rail accidents

Published On: Jul 25 2013 11:34:35 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 27 2014 10:02:59 AM CDT

The driver of a commuter train that jumped off the track and barreled up an escalator at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport earlier this week admitted she had "dozed off" before the accident. Nobody died in that derailment, but take a look at the world's deadliest rail accidents.

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9. Awash (Ethiopia, 1985) --  A train traveling too fast derailed at Awash on the Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway, plunging four of its five carriages into a ravine and killing at least 420 of the estimated 1,000 on board.

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