German Rail Disaster: Worst crash for 30 years

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The Independent Online
THE train crash that killed more than 100 people and injured around 100 yesterday is the worst in Germany for more than three decades.

1992 - Ten people were killed after a passenger train smashed into a derailed freight wagon.

1989 - Gas blast causes USSR's worst rail disaster, killing 800.

1988 - Britain's worst rail disaster: 35 people die at Clapham when trains collide.

1985 - 150 people killed in Portugal rail disaster.

1985 - More than 20 killed as train crashes into bus in Israel.