World's deadliest rail accidents

Published On: Jul 25 2013 11:34:35 AM CDT   Updated On: Feb 17 2015 10:23:52 AM CST

A train hauling crude oil derailed and exploded in West Virginia Monday, displacing up to 1,000 residents and contaminating the local water supply. Nobody died in that derailment, but take a look at the world's deadliest rail accidents.

Rail Accidents - Ciurea
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3. Ciurea (Romania, 1917) -- A 26-car train loaded with World War I refugees and wounded Russian soldiers derailed and caught fire when the brakes failed, killing between 600 and 1,000 people.

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