CHINA Railway repair completed after train derails in central China

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Railway repair completed after train derails in central China

Xinhua

11:37, March 31, 2020

CHANGSHA, March 31 (Xinhua) -- Railway repair has been completed Tuesday after a train derailed in the central China's Hunan Province on Monday.

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The railway repair was completed at around 9 a.m. Tuesday, said China Railway Guangzhou Group, adding that railway operation will gradually resume on the affected section of the Beijing-Guangzhou railway.

The accident happened in Yongxing County at 11:40 a.m. on Monday when the train ran into a landslide, leaving five carriages derailed, killing one and injuring 127. The power generation car caught fire.

All of the injured were sent to hospital, with four in serious condition, local authorities said on Monday.

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