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A train moves during the inauguration of a 140-kilometer (90-mile) line running from eastern Iran into western Afghanistan, at a railroad station in Khaf, Iran. The leaders of Iran and Afghanistan inaugurated the first railway link between the two countries, expressing hope it would enhance trade links across the region.

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British-built steam engine train, which runs on Kalka-Shimla UNESCO World Heritage railway track, arrives at a station in Shimla.

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This photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Office shows a train derailment in Mauriceville, Texas. According to local officials there were no injuries though people were being told to evacuate the area.

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Officials look over the scene where a train carrying potash derailed near Hope, British Columbia. CN Rail says at least 20 rail cars carrying potash derailed. The company says no injuries, fires, or dangerous goods are involved.

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Passengers wait to board a train at Prayagraj railway station, during the total lockdown imposed by the state government for three consecutive days due to surge in COVID-19 cases, in prayagraj.

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A worker cleans a railway platform following the resumption of passenger train services connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at a railway station in Bhubaneswar.

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People wait to enter New Delhi Railway Station following resumption of passenger train services connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Workers sanitise New Delhi Railway Station following resumption of passenger train services connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Labourers are seen having their meal beneath a wagon to beat the heat, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Lucknow.

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Anand Vihar Railway station wears a deserted look, during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in New Delhi.

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A worker loads cartons of milk powder in a parcel train during lockdown as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 in Ahmedabad.

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Workers spray disinfectants on a train coach, which will be used as isolation ward for treating coronavirus patients, in New Delhi.

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A passenger wearing a protective mask sits inside a train, at a railway station in Guwahati. The Indian Railways cancelled 76 trains in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus and due to low occupancy.

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Railway workers disinfectant Rajadhani train in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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RPF personnel wear masks for precaution against novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at Central Railway Station, in Chennai.

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Enhanced security at Ajmer Railway station during the arrival of Pakistani pilgrims to take part in 808th Urs festival of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, in Ajmer.

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A view of the last Open Web Girder on the first ever 100m tall pier bridge of Indian Railways built in Jiribam-Imphal railway line. The project was launched on Feb. 14, 2020.

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A view of the last Open Web Girder on the first ever 100m tall pier bridge of Indian Railways built in Jiribam-Imphal railway line. The project was launched on Feb. 14, 2020.

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A view of a crowded platform at Secunderabad.

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Stranded passengers sleep inside a railway station on a cold winter morning in Prayagraj. Travellers have been marooned at the station following delay in arrival of the trains due to heavy fog.

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A view of Uluberia station following a protest against CAB and NRC, at Uluberia in Howrah district of West Bengal

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A train runs through fog on a cold winter morning, in Prayagraj.

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This photo provided by the Norwalk Sheriff's Station shows first responders at the scene after an RV was hit by a commuter train and burst into flames along a track in Santa Fe Springs, California.

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A train runs on a rail bridge towards Katra amind heavy fog, in Jammu.

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Passengers wait as Baramulla-Srinagar-Banihal bound train arrives at a station in Srinagar. The rail service in Kashmir valley was fully resumed after it was suspended on 3rd August ahead of centre decision of abrogation of article 370.

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A train arrives at a station after rail services resumed, in Srinagar. The rail service in Kashmir valley was partially resumed after it was suspended on 5th August hours before the centre announce its decision to abrogate article 370.

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NDRF personnel successfully rescue the driver of the Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS) train which collided with a passenger train near Kacheguda Station, in Hyderabad

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NDRF personnel successfully rescue the driver of the Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS) train which collided with a passenger train near Kacheguda Station, in Hyderabad.

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Rescue officials trying to provide oxygen supply to the driver stuck inside the mangled portion of a train after a collision between Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS) train with a passenger train between Kacheguda and Malakpet stations, in Hyderabad.

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Onlookers gather at the accident site where a Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS) train collided with a passenger train between Kacheguda and Malakpet stations, in Hyderabad

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Onlookers gather at the accident site where a Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS) train collided with a passenger train between Kacheguda and Malakpet stations, in Hyderabad

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Trains stationed at Budgam railway station on the 50th day of strike after the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of the state, in central Kashmir. The rail service on Baramulla- Qazigund route has been suspended since August 05, 2019 in the Valley.

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Union Minister and Amethi MP Smriti Irani inspects the railway line electrification of train from Amethi to Gauriganj railway station, in Amethi

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Union Minister Smriti Irani interacts with Sanjay Tripathi, railway official at DRM (Northern Railway), in Lucknow

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu flags-off the new InterCity Express Train between Gudur and Vijayawada, at Gudur in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. Union Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy, Minister for Water Resources P Anil Kumar Yadav and other dignitaries are also seen

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Commandos for Railway Safety (CORAS) showcase their skills ahead of their maiden launch by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and MoS Railway Suresh C Angadi, in New Delhi.

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Railway Minister Piyush Goyal releases RPF establishment manual 2019 during the launch of Commandos for Railway Safety (CORAS), in New Delhi. The CORAS will be deployed in Naxal-prone belts, Jammu and Kashmir and North East after its launch today.

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Passengers stranded at Thane railway station after heavy monsoon rains hit the local train services, in Thane.

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A view of a closed exit gate of Charni Road station footover bridge, in Mumbai.

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Piyush Goyal, takes charge as Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and Industry in the newly-elected PM Modi's cabinet, in New Delhi.

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A railway employee stops a train to enable a baby wild elephant to safely return to the forest at Deepor Beel wildlife sanctuary in Guwahati. The elephant had gotten stuck in the waters of Deepor Beel after it was separated from a herd of wild elephant that came down in search of food last night.

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Tom Brown, locomotive engineer for the Union Pacific No. 119 locomotive, looks out as they arrive next to the Jupiter, Central Pacific's No. 60, during the Golden Spike Sesquicentennial Celebration and Festival at Promontory, Utah.

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A view of the damaged roof of the Bhubaneswar railway station in cyclone Fani.

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People take shelter during gusty winds ahead of the landfall of cyclone Fani, at Bhubaneswar railway station.

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Applicants take part in a Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) group GD Physical Efficiency Test at an examination centre ground, in Prayagraj.

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People queue at the Eurostar terminal at the Gare du Nord train station in Paris, France. The interruptions in the Eurostar service and the subsequent delays, which began in early March, are not a direct consequence of Brexit but rather a protest by French customs workers, highlighting what they see as a lack of necessary infrastructure in advance of Britain's looming departure from the European Union. In recent weeks, similar delays have also occurred at other border points such as Lille and the port of Calais, where lines of cars and trucks have extended for miles outside the entrance to the Channel Tunnel.

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A stranded view of the foot over bridge at Dadar western line after it was closed in the light of recent CST bridge collapse, in Mumbai.

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A police officer examines damaged train cars of a train after an explosion, near Naseerabad, southwest Pakistan. Police said a bomb explosion aboard a moving train has killed at least three passengers and wounded several others in the country's volatile southwest.

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Woman coolie Sandhya Marawi at work on International Women's Day, in Jabalpur.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flags off the Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra train to Assam at Bhubaneswar Railway Station, in Bhubaneswar.

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Rescue and relief works in progress after the Jabalpur-Ajmer Dayodaya Express train derailed at Sanganer Railway Station in Jaipur.

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A Metra train moves northbound to downtown Chicago as the gas-fired switch heater on the rails keeps the ice and snow off the switches near Metra Western Avenue station in Chicago.

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A Metra train moves southbound to downtown Chicago as the gas-fired switch heater on the rails keeps the ice and snow off the switches near Metra Western Avenue station in Chicago. Forecasters warn that the freezing weather Tuesday will get worse and could be life-threatening.

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A train travels between the village of Shap and Carlisle in the snow in Cumbria, north west England as temperatures drop across Britain this week.

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Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal announcing the extension of 22 pairs of train services running on the Indian Railways’ system, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh addresses during the All India Conference on Railway Security, in New Delhi.

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Crowd at a railway station in Hyderabad. Railway platforms and trains were overcrowded with many people traveling to their hometowns to celebrate the festival of Makar Sankranti that falls on Jan. 14.

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A woman enters a train through an emergency window in Hyderabad. Railway platforms and trains were overcrowded with many people traveling to their hometowns to celebrate the festival of Makar Sankranti that falls on Jan. 14.

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People scramble to enter a train in Hyderabad. Railway platforms and trains were overcrowded with many people traveling to their hometowns to celebrate the festival of Makar Sankranti that falls on Jan. 14.

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A view of railway tracks allegedly from per-Independence era, unearthed during road expansion work at Kopri, in Thane.

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A passenger train crosses the Cuha Valley in the heavy snowfall near Vinye, some 140 km west of Budapest, Hungary.

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Smoke belows from the engine of a Shimla-bound Himalayan Queen toy train, that caught fire between Dharampur and Koti railway stations, near Solan.

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Police sealed H/1 coach of the Sayajinagari Express at Ahmedabad railway yard after former BJP MLA Jayanti Bhanushali was found dead on board a moving train in Kutch district in the early hours of Tuesday, Ahmedabad.

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Interior of the country's fastest T-18 train, scheduled to run between New Delhi and Varanasi railway stations, during its inspection by the Railway Minister Piyush Goyal at New Delhi Railway Station in New Delhi.

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Railway Minister Piyush Goyal inspects the country's fastest T-18 train, scheduled to run between New Delhi and Varanasi railway stations, at New Delhi Railway Station in New Delhi.

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A boy look at the decorated Silghat (Assam)-Kolkata express train before its flag off ceremony at Silghat Koliabor.

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Stranded passengers at the Allahabad Railway Station as many trains way were running late due to fog, in Allahabad.

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Porter Manju Devi hauls luggage of a passenger inside a train compartment, at the railway station in Jaipur, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Manju stands tall in her fraternity, being the first woman coolie (porter) of North Western Railway, in a profession that is considered only a male bastion. She took on the demanding task of hauling luggage of passengers at the Jaipur Railway Station and acquired her deceased husband Mahadev’s porter license no. 15.

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Porter Manju Devi poses for a photo outside the porter's waiting room, in Jaipur, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Manju stands tall in her fraternity, being the first woman coolie (porter) of North Western Railway, in a profession that is considered only a male bastion. She took on the demanding task of hauling luggage of passengers at the Jaipur Railway Station and acquired her deceased husband Mahadev’s porter license no. 15. Manju was also among 112 women achiever who were recognised by the President earlier this year for setting a milestone in their respective fields.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects the Modern Coach Factory, in Rae Bareli.

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A steam train leaves the 1,142 meters (3,743 ft) high Brocken mountain through snow covered landscape near Schierke, Germany.

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Red lights are seen in the main train station in Frankfurt, Germany, during a nationwide warning strike of the railway workers union.

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Workers construct the Bogibeel Bridge, to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 December, in Dibrugarh. Bogibeel Bridge, India’s longest railroad bridge, connects the north and south banks of the Brahmaputra and falls in the eastern part of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

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A view of a coach of the railways which is scheduled to run glass-enclosed vistadome coach in Kalka-Shimla route in next 10 days, in Kalka.

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South Korean soldiers stand guard next to the rails which leads to North Korea, inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea.

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A South Korean train runs on the rail track, which the two Koreas hope to eventually use as an international transport link, near to the border village of Panmunjom in North Korea, in Paju, South Korea. The two Koreas plan to start an 18-day joint survey of the North Korean railroad sections along the country's eastern and western coasts, as they move to reduce tensions across the heavily armed border.

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One of the oldest narrow gauge steam loco, which dates 1830, being brought from Bhusaval coaching depot for installation at the heritage gully outside Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai.

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Commuters wait at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), in Mumbai. CST was amongst the places targeted by terrorists during the 26/11 terror attack ten years ago that also included the Oberoi Trident, the Taj Mahal Hotel, Leopold Cafe, Cama Hospital and the Nariman House Jewish community centre.

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Tourists pose for photos in front of the luxury train 'Palace on Wheels' which starts its 12th tour, from Safdarjung Railway Station in New Delhi. A steam locomotive WP-7200 which ran between 1982 to 1989 has been added to the train this time.

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Pilgrims prepare to rest at the dharamshala in Ayodhya

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Saffron flags with a Hanuman icon, and ‘Jai Shri Ram’ on it, was part of the welcome kit

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Artistes prance through coaches of the train before it sets off on its 16-day journey

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Artistes dressed as characters from the Ramayana in New Delhi at the flagging off of the train

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A view of illuminated Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) to mark World Children's Day 2018, in Mumbai. Iconic buildings across the world #GoBlue in support of child rights and supportive environment in schools.

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Railway Minister Piyush Goyal leaves after attending the 70th annual general meeting of the Northern Railway Men's Union, in Lucknow. Goyal faced protests by railway employees over issues of restoring the old pension scheme and regularisation of the service of the apprentices.

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Ramleela artists during the flag off ceremony of Shri Ramayana Express train at Safdarjung Railway Station in New Delhi.

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A 1905 British-built steam engine, the only existing narrow-gauge steam engine, runs on Kalka-Shimla UNESCO World Heritage railway tracks in Shimla.

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A decorated train at Kharkpar Station during the inauguration of the newly-built Nerul-Kharkopar railway line, in Navi Mumbai.

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Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani flags off country's first engine-less train 'Train 18', developed by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF), in Chennai.

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Passengers wait in queues at a platform at Howrah Station in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Footwears lie along the railway tracks at Santragachi Station where a stampede took place, in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Passengers at a foot-overbridge at Santragachi Station where a stampede took place, in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Police and volunteers stop devotees during immersion of God Durga besides an active Railway Track located near a ghat as a part of security protocol following train accident in Amritsar, on the bank of river Ganga in Kolkata.

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Security on high alert as the first train passes by before resumption of railway services since the train accident, in Amritsar.

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A 1905 British-built steam engine, Northern Railways, only existing narrow-gauge steam engine, runs on Kalka-Shimla UNESCO World Heritage Railway Track, in Shimla.

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Rashtriya Rakshak Samuh activists cover Allahabad Railway Junction board with poster of 'Prayagraj' as Uttar Pradesh government Cabinet approves renaming of the city 'Allahabad' to 'Prayagraj' ahead of Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad.

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A view of the railway track that was blown up by Maoists, in Giridih. The train movement was paralysed for over five hours after the incident occured at 10:45pm yesterday.

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A man searches a derailed train near Sidi Bouknadel, Morocco. A shuttle train linking the Moroccan capital Rabat to a town further north on the Atlantic coast derailed Tuesday, killing several people and injuring dozens, Moroccan authorities and the state news agency said.

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A view of Allahabad Railway Station, in Allahabad.

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