Six people were killed in a rail accident on a bridge linking Denmark's two main islands on Wednesday when a train was hit by debris from a passing freight train. 16 people were injured, officials said.
Debris believed to be from a cargo train smashed into a passenger train traveling in the opposite direction towards Copenhagen during a severe storm. It has been described as Denmark's worst accident since 1988.
At least 20 people have been killed in the Egyptian capital when a locomotive crashed into a steel barrier at the main train station, causing the engine's diesel tank to explode. The train's driver has been arrested.
The next-generation ALFA-X train is on course to become the fastest in the world. Testing will continue for three years, and the train is scheduled to go into use in 2030.
Winds sweeping Europe have disrupted rail, road and aviation traffic across Germany, with trains halted in the country's most populous state. One man was killed when a tree fell on his car.
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