Agence France-PresseJuly 25, 2013 06:05
Below are details of Europe's worst rail accidents in the past 40 years. A train shot off the tracks in northwest Spain late Wednesday, killing at least 77 passengers and injuring 140.
It was one of the worst Spanish train accidents ever. In 1944, a collision between a train heading to Madrid from Galicia and a locomotive killed hundreds.
In 1972, 77 people died when a train derailed between Cadix and Seville.
- UKRAINE, October 12: 45 killed in a collision between a train and a bus in Marganets, eastern-central Ukraine.