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August 31, 1989 | From Associated Press
Two passenger trains collided head-on in western Austria on Wednesday, killing at least one person and injuring 27 others, a railway spokesman said. Three cars derailed when the trains crashed while traveling at relatively low speeds between Bregenz, capital of Voralberg province, and the small town of Wolfurt, the spokesman said.
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August 12, 1995 | Associated Press
Several cars from a train hurtled 130 feet into a ravine minutes after a rockslide caused a bridge to collapse Friday. At least four people died and about 100 were injured, authorities said. The rockslide occurred near Braz in western Austria, minutes before a train from Vienna to Bregenz reached the ravine.
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September 19, 1987 | Associated Press
Two passenger trains collided head-on in northern Austria on Friday, killing three people and injuring 101. A spokesman for Austrian Railways in Vienna said an express train from Innsbruck to Vienna and a passenger train going from Vienna to Salzburg collided near Lambach, about 25 miles southwest of Linz.
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September 12, 1989 | From Associated Press
Two passenger trains collided head-on Monday after being directed onto the same track, and two people were killed and 13 were injured, railway officials said. The accident occurred near Willendorf, 31 miles south of Vienna, said a railway spokesman. There was no word on how many people were aboard the trains or how fast they were going when they crashed.
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August 30, 1988 | Associated Press
Two trains collided Monday in western Austria near the West German border, killing five people and injuring 52, authorities said. Human error probably caused the accident, the worst in Austria in 17 years, said Heinrich Uebleis, general director of the Austrian Railroad Authority. The accident occurred just after noon on an overpass outside the Wolfurt station in the western province of Vorarlberg.
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September 12, 1989 | From Associated Press
Two passenger trains collided head-on Monday after being directed onto the same track, and two people were killed and 13 were injured, railway officials said. The accident occurred near Willendorf, 31 miles south of Vienna, said a railway spokesman. There was no word on how many people were aboard the trains or how fast they were going when they crashed.
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August 12, 1995 | Associated Press
Several cars from a train hurtled 130 feet into a ravine minutes after a rockslide caused a bridge to collapse Friday. At least four people died and about 100 were injured, authorities said. The rockslide occurred near Braz in western Austria, minutes before a train from Vienna to Bregenz reached the ravine.
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August 31, 1989 | From Associated Press
Two passenger trains collided head-on in western Austria on Wednesday, killing at least one person and injuring 27 others, a railway spokesman said. Three cars derailed when the trains crashed while traveling at relatively low speeds between Bregenz, capital of Voralberg province, and the small town of Wolfurt, the spokesman said.
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August 30, 1988 | Associated Press
Two trains collided Monday in western Austria near the West German border, killing five people and injuring 52, authorities said. Human error probably caused the accident, the worst in Austria in 17 years, said Heinrich Uebleis, general director of the Austrian Railroad Authority. The accident occurred just after noon on an overpass outside the Wolfurt station in the western province of Vorarlberg.
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September 19, 1987 | Associated Press
Two passenger trains collided head-on in northern Austria on Friday, killing three people and injuring 101. A spokesman for Austrian Railways in Vienna said an express train from Innsbruck to Vienna and a passenger train going from Vienna to Salzburg collided near Lambach, about 25 miles southwest of Linz.
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