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April 1, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
A train loaded with families returning home from Easter holidays derailed, killing at least 22 people and injuring 87. As darkness fell, rescuers were trying to extricate trapped passengers from the five-car train, which derailed just before it entered the station in Huarte Arakil, a northern town 20 miles west of Pamplona.
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April 1, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
A train loaded with families returning home from Easter holidays derailed, killing at least 22 people and injuring 87. As darkness fell, rescuers were trying to extricate trapped passengers from the five-car train, which derailed just before it entered the station in Huarte Arakil, a northern town 20 miles west of Pamplona.
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December 26, 1995 | From Reuters
Two train drivers were killed when a landslide derailed a Spanish express train early Monday and sent the locomotive and first car plunging down a ravine, a spokesman for the state rail service said. More than 200 other people aboard the Barcelona-Malaga-Seville express escaped unhurt, the spokesman said. The train left the track at about 4 a.m. in the Despenaperros national park near Linares, about 170 miles south of Madrid, the spokesman said. Heavy rains had caused the landslide, he added.
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December 26, 1995 | From Reuters
Two train drivers were killed when a landslide derailed a Spanish express train early Monday and sent the locomotive and first car plunging down a ravine, a spokesman for the state rail service said. More than 200 other people aboard the Barcelona-Malaga-Seville express escaped unhurt, the spokesman said. The train left the track at about 4 a.m. in the Despenaperros national park near Linares, about 170 miles south of Madrid, the spokesman said. Heavy rains had caused the landslide, he added.
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