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Life sentence for the metro crime’s author

The murderer from the subway, Magdalena Serban, who killed a young woman at the tube station in December last year by pushing her in front of the train, has got a life sentence. The Bucharest Court’s ruling can be appealed ...

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Orient Express locomotive broken down, big delay while crossing Romania

The famous Orient Express has encountered some issues while crossing Romania from Paris to Istanbul, the locomotive has broken down and the train had a big delay due to the country’s poor railway infrastructure. The speed restrictions, the engine breakdown ...

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Update: Freight train derails on Caracal-Craiova route, railway traffic blocked. Engine driver was under influence

The railway traffic is blocked in Dolj County, on the route 900 Caracal- Craiova, near Carcea locality, following the derailment of seven freight wagons. According to Infotrafic Centre, nobody has been injured. The Emergency Inspectorate Situations (ISU) Dolj informs that ...

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Passenger train derails on route from Resita to Timisoara, rail traffic blocked

A passenger train has derailed on the Resita-Timisoara route, in the Vasiova area, on Tuesday morning due to a landslide, banatulazi.ro informs. The Regio 16100m train, made up of the locomotive and one carriage, derailed around 4:30h at the entrance ...

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Update: President Iohannis travels to Ploiesti by train

President Klaus Iohannis has taken the train to Ploiesti on Wednesday, where he is to attend the debate “Romania’s cities 100 years after the Great Union”. “On the way to Ploiesti, to discuss about the smart future of the cities ...

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CFR director resigns…. after being dismissed

Marius Chiper, the general director of the CFR National Railway Company, has announced his resignation on Tuesday shortly after the new Transports minister had already announced the director would be dismissed, arguing the trains are constantly late due to the ...

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Update: Romanian citizen, among the 48 injured in Barcelona train crash

A Romanian citizen has been injured in the train crash in Barcelona Friday morning, the Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE) informs. “Local authorities have informed us about the fact that a Romanian citizen is among the accident’s victims. He has been ...

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U.S. soldier electrocuted on train carriage in Curtici

An American soldier was seriously injured in Curtici railway station on Tuesday after being electrocuted while on top of a carriage. The Military Prosecutor’s Office from Timisoara started an investigation in this case. The US soldier has burns on more ...

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