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High Speed Train

Police inspect an overturned carriage of a high-speed train after the train derailed in the countryside near the town of Lodi, northern Italy.

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A derailed train engine car is seen at left as the train passenger carriages are seen at right after a high-speed train derailed in the countryside near the town of Lodi, northern Italy. Authorities say the engine car completely detached and kept hurtling ahead for some 100 meters (yards), hitting a parked train service car on an adjacent track and ripping off part of an exterior wall of an unoccupied railway building, killing two train engineers and injuring 28 people.

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A police officer walks next to an ICE highspeed train at the main station in Frankfurt, Germany. An 8-year-old boy was run over by a train and killed at Frankfurt's main station after a man pushed him and his mother onto the tracks. The mother was able to escape but the boy was hit and run over by the train and suffered fatal injuries.

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Officials check the derailed high-speed train called the Korea Train Express or KTX in Gangneung, South Korea. The train was en route to Seoul from Gangneung station.

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NCP activists stage a protest against the bullet train project, in Thane.

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Activists under the banner of Bhumi Adhikaar Andolan protest against the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project in Mumbai.

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Farmers participate in a rally against the Mumbai-Ahmadabad high speed rail project, in Mumbai. The farmers protested against land acquisition for the project.

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One of the last incoming trains arrives outside the main train station after Deutsche Bahn cancelled all train traffic in Germany due to heavy storms, Frankfurt, Germany.

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An ICE train of the Deutsche Bahn, left, is stopped on the track between Hannover and Goettingen near the village of Lamspringe, Germany, as rail workers on a maintenance train repair overhead power wires whilst others clear debris caused by fallen trees.

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Long distance ICE trains park at the main station in Duesseldorf, Germany. A powerful storm lashed Europe with high winds and snow, killing at least four people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks.

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A special Inter City Express train of Deutsche Bahn, DB,drives along the new fast railway track between Munich and Berlin in Erfurt, Germany. Deutsche Bahn said the new line will shave up to two hours off the current trip between northeastern Germany and Bavaria with high-speed trains able to travel up to 300 kph (185 mph) and complete the journey in just under four hours.

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Protestors block the high-speed AVE train at the Sants train station during a general strike in Barcelona, Spain.

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A man with the 'Estelada', or the pro-independence Catalan flag, stands in front of an AVE locomotive as protestors block the high-speed AVE train at the Sants train station during a general strike in Barcelona, Spain.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe during the ground breaking ceremony for high speed rail project in Ahmedabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe waves at the crowd at the foundation laying ceremony of India's first bullet train project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai, in Ahmedabad.

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Railway workers pose for photos with the Fuxing, China's latest high speed train capable of reaching 400kph (248mph) during its maiden service from Beijing. The new CR400AF and CR400BF models were designed higher speeds with less energy consumption than its predecessors.

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