World's deadliest rail accidents

Published: Jul 25 2013 12:34:35 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 27 2014 11:02:59 AM EDT

The driver of a commuter train that jumped off the track and barreled up an escalator at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport earlier this week admitted she had "dozed off" before the accident. Nobody died in that derailment, but take a look at the world's deadliest rail accidents.

Spanish train derails
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Dozens are dead and hundreds injured after a high-speed train veered off the tracks in Spain on Wednesday night. Here's a look at the 10 deadliest rail accidents in history:

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