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Crossrail construction...One of the Crossrail tunnels under construction 35 metres below the streets of Whitechapel, east London, which has proved to be one of the most challenging and impressive sites in the whole Crossrail project, and will be part of the 38 station route from Maidenhead Royal Berkshire in the west to Shenfield in Essex in the east. PRESS ASSOCIATION photo. picture date: Wednesday December 18, 2013. Photo credit should read; John Stillwell/PA Wire

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A Crossrail tunnel under construction 35 metres below the streets of Whitechapel, east London, one of the most challenging sites in the Crossrail project. The completed service will run from Maidenhead and Heathrow in the west to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east. Construction is expected to be completed in 2017, with services running in 2018. Read more

Train hits fuel truck in Indonesia

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Emergency rescuers tend to a trapped victim inside a commuter train in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday. The train ploughed into a truck carrying petrol, killing at least seven people and injuring more than 60.

Women push themselves into a train carriage at Sudimara train station

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Women push themselves into a train carriage at Sudimara train station on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, on Friday

Commuters Traveling To Work As Economy Struggles...Passengers hold onto handles as they ride on a train during the morning rush hour in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Indiaís biggest stock-market swings in 16 months are poised to continue, boosting options prices as the prospect of reduced Federal Reserve stimulus spurs further weakness in the rupee, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

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Passengers hold on to handles as they ride on a train during the morning rush hour in Mumbai, India. India’s biggest stock market swings in 16 months are poised to continue, boosting options prices as the prospect of reduced Fed stimulus spurs further weakness in the rupee, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co Read more

derailed cars at the site of a train accident near the city of Santiago de Compostela.

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Derailed carriages at the site of a train accident near the city of Santiago de Compostela. At least 78 people died and 131 were injured when a train derailed in Galicia in northwestern Spain on Wednesday.

The remains of the runaway fuel train that exploded in a deadly ball of flames in the center of  Lac Megantic, Quebec.

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The remains of the runaway fuel train that exploded in a deadly ball of flames in the center of Lac Megantic, Quebec in Canada.

A child looks out from a train window be...A child looks out from a train window before leaving the Hefei railway station in Hefei, north China's Anhui province on July 1, 2013. China's summer travel peak starts on July 1, as railway systems serve an increasing number of passengers including students and tourists.

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A child looks out from a train window before leaving Hefei railway station in Anhui, a province in north China. The peak summer travel period starts on Monday, with railway systems serving an increasing number of passengers including students and tourists Read more

An Indian commuter pours water over his head to cool off as young children watch from a window at a railway station in Allahabad, India, Monday, May 20, 2013. Most of north India has been reeling under heat wave conditions with temperature soaring to over 46 degree Celsius (115 degrees Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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An Indian commuter pours water over his head to cool off as young children watch from a window at a railway station in Allahabad, India on Monday. Most of north India has been reeling under heat wave conditions with temperature soaring to over 46 degree Celsius (115 degrees Fahrenheit) Read more

Men bathe using pipes that supply water to trains at a railway station in the northern Indian city of Allahabad May 8, 2013. Temperatures in Allahabad on Wednesday reached 41.5 degrees Celsius (106.7 degrees Fahrenheit), according to information posted on India's metrological department website.

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Standing next to the railway tracks, men use pipes that supply water to the trains to bathe with at a railway station in Allahabad, northern India, as temperatures in the city on Wednesday reached 41.5C

Rom Hoop market or Folding Umbrella Market where vendors and shoppers dodge bustling while commuter train pass through eight times a day...epa03673490 Thai vendors selling their goods on a railway track as the train passes through at Talad Rom Hoop, meaning 'closing umbrella market' in Mae Klong district, Samut Songkhram province, Thailand, 23 April 2013. Merchants, shoppers and foreign tourists gather in the world's most dangerous marketplace named Rom Hoop market in Thai, mean folding or closing umbrella. The market located next to Mae Klong Railway station where shoppers have to dodge and all vendors who sale their products of fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, fresh seafood on the ground along the railroad tracks will quickly fold away their umbrellas, move their goods, pull back awnings and watch the commuter train go by a few inches away eight times a day.

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Vendors sell their goods on a railway track as trains pass through Talad Rom Hoop, or “closing umbrella market”, in Mae Klong district, Samut Songkhram province, Thailand. The world’s most dangerous market is located next to Mae Klong Railway station; shoppers have to dodge trains, while vendors, selling products from fruit and vegetables to fresh fish, fold away their umbrellas, move their goods, pull back awnings and watch the commuter train go by a few inches away eight times a day.