Eschede ICE toll now 101 Eschede ICE toll now 101
Historic Railway Disasters
18 Jun 98

Eschede ICE toll now 101

Latest One of the survivors of the horrific ICE train crash on 3 June 1998 has died in hospital. This brings the death toll to 101.

The accident which occurred at Eschede in Northern Germany is the worst since a troop train carrying American soldiers crashed in 1947.

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Web Site of the Town of Eschede

BBC Report

The ICE Crash
High Speed Trains by Oliver Keating)

Report from CNN (with pictures)

Press Release (German Language)

Press Release (English Translation Babelfish)
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