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October 9, 1995: Mysterious group derails train in Arizona

On October 9, 1995 an Amtrak train derailed near Palo Verde, Arizona in the southwest US, killing one and wounding 78.

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September 10, 2002: 200 killed as superfast Kolkata-Mumbai train plunges into a river

Maoist Naxalite terrorists were believed behind the derailment of a Delhi-Calcutta express rrain in 2002 in which as many as 200 were killed.

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August 21, 2015: US servicemen stop Islamist attacker on train in Belgium

A mass casualty terrorist attack on a train in Belgium by a jihadi armed with a gun and knife was averted when three US servicemen tackled the assailant.

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March 11, 2004 | Train Bombings in Madrid

On this day in 2004, ten bombs placed on four trains detonated during the morning commute in Madrid, killing 191 and leaving and more than 1,600 wounded.

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Massacre of Hindu train passengers by Sikh terrorists – December 26, 1991

Train security is generally understated which makes you wonder why there are not more terrorist attacks on these modes of transportation.