World's deadliest rail accidents

POSTED: 09:34 AM PDT Jul 25, 2013    UPDATED: 08:23 AM PST Feb 17, 2015 

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.

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10. Al Ayyat (Egypt, 2002) -- A cooking gas cylinder exploded and caused a fire that spread throughout the 11-car passenger train as it traveled from Cairo to Luxor, killing 383 people.

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