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Outdated braking system eyed as cause of deadly train crash in Italy

The lack of an automated braking system may have contributed to this week's deadly double train collision in southern Italy, an investigator said Wednesday, as teams tried to sort out the reasons for an accident that left 27 dead.

Death toll in Italian train crash rises to 27

The death toll from a train crash in southern Italy has risen to 27, a media report said.

Three dead in Belgian train crash

At least three people were dead after a passenger train hit a freight train near the Belgian city of Liege, the Belga news agency reported early Monday.

One dead, several injured in Dutch train accident

At least one person is dead after a train crash in the north-eastern Netherlands, said Han Noten, the mayor of the town where the accident occurred, on Dutch radio Tuesday.

Third and last black box found in German train crash wreckage

Experts have located the third and final missing black box from the two commuter trains that collided head on this week in southern Germany, police said Friday.

First black box from German crash shows no sign of technical failure

Information obtained from the first of three black boxes out of two commuter trains that collided head on in southern Germany shows no indication of a technical failure, Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt said Wednesday.

German train crash death toll set at 10; police end search for bodies

German police said Wednesday they have concluded their search for victims of a head-on collision of two commuter trains the day before that left 10 dead and 81 injured.

"Human error" responsible for German train crash that killed 10

The head-on collision of two commuter trains in southern Germany that left 10 people dead and dozens injured was caused by "human error," a source close to the investigation told dpa of the initial findings.