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April 7, 1991 | From Reuters
A crowded Cuban passenger train traveling from Havana to the eastern city of Guantanamo derailed in darkness early Saturday, killing 56 people and injuring about 240, Cuba's Transport Ministry said. The locomotive and several cars of the Havana-Guantanamo night train jumped the track while riding on the central rail line across the island. Damaged stretches of tracks may have caused the accident. The accident occurred about 4 a.m.
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April 7, 1991 | From Reuters
A crowded Cuban passenger train traveling from Havana to the eastern city of Guantanamo derailed in darkness early Saturday, killing 56 people and injuring about 240, Cuba's Transport Ministry said. The locomotive and several cars of the Havana-Guantanamo night train jumped the track while riding on the central rail line across the island. Damaged stretches of tracks may have caused the accident. The accident occurred about 4 a.m.
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February 11, 1990 | Reuters
Thirty-three people were injured, eight of them seriously, when a train collided with a bus at a crossing in a Havana suburb Friday night, railway officials said Saturday.
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February 11, 1990 | Reuters
Thirty-three people were injured, eight of them seriously, when a train collided with a bus at a crossing in a Havana suburb Friday night, railway officials said Saturday.
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June 27, 1988
At least 25 people were killed and 84 were injured in Havana when a passenger train struck a packed bus, Cuba's national news agency reported. It said that 82 of the injured remained hospitalized. Cuban officials called it the worst road accident in a decade and voiced fears that the death toll would rise. The train crashed into the bus at a railroad crossing in the working-class district of Guanabacoa.
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August 5, 1989 | From Reuters
Two speeding passenger trains collided head-on about 100 miles east of Havana early Friday, killing at least 25 people and injuring 100, the Cuban news agency Prensa Latina reported. It said many passengers were trapped inside the wreckage. Havana Radio said the accident occurred in the city of Colon when a train traveling to Havana from the town of Sancti Spiritus collided with a train going from Havana to Camaguey. An investigation was under way to determine the cause of the accident.
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August 20, 1989
A Havana-bound train derailed on a bridge in eastern Cuba, killing at least 15 people and injuring 219, the official Cuban news agency Prensa Latina said. The locomotive and four of the 10 cars plunged off the bridge over the Jaibo River and fell nearly 75 feet, the report said. The accident took place between the towns of Guantanamo and San Luis, about 550 miles east of Havana, Prensa Latina said. The report gave no details of the accident.
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August 5, 1989 | From Reuters
Two speeding passenger trains collided head-on about 100 miles east of Havana early Friday, killing at least 25 people and injuring 100, the Cuban news agency Prensa Latina reported. It said many passengers were trapped inside the wreckage. Havana Radio said the accident occurred in the city of Colon when a train traveling to Havana from the town of Sancti Spiritus collided with a train going from Havana to Camaguey. An investigation was under way to determine the cause of the accident.
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