• Derailment on single track in Bavaria

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  by johnthefireman
 
Bavaria train crash: At least four killed in German rail accident
At least four people were killed and about 30 injured when a train derailed in Germany's south-eastern state of Bavaria, police say...
At least four dead after train derails in southern Germany
A train derailment in alpine southern Germany during a bank holiday getaway left at least four people dead and 16 seriously injured, authorities said. The double-decker train, travelling on a regional service from the picturesque resort town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich, derailed at about 12.15pm on Friday on an elevated section of track near the municipality of Burgrain, according to police. Three carriages ended up on their sides in a brook next to the rail tracks. Many of the injured had to be lifted upwards through broken windows, a police spokesperson said...
I have friends who live near Munich and I have travelled on that line quite often. A beautiful part of the world.
  by Gilbert B Norman
 
Not all that far away from where Joe and the other G-7 leaders presently find themselves.

This is not the first recent incident that has occurred in this area. There was one during February 2016 involving two Meridian trains which also resulted in fatalities.