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World's deadliest rail accidents

POSTED: 09:34 AM PDT Jul 25, 2013    UPDATED: 08:02 AM PDT Mar 27, 2014 

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.

Rail Accidents - Bihar
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Reuters

4. Bihar (India, 1981) -- As many as 800 people died when a passenger train derailed and plunged into the Bagmati River while crossing a bridge between Mansi and Saharsa in India's Bihar region. More than 200 bodies were recovered, but many more were washed away by the river.

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