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Rüsselsheim train disaster

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The Rüsselsheim train disaster occurred on February 2, 1990, on the Main Railway near the Rüsselsheim station in Germany. With 17 persons killed and 145 injured the train collision is amongst the most serious in rapid transit.
On February 2, 1990, at 16:42 a Rhine-Main S-Bahn train arrived at Rüsselsheim station. The mass rapid transit DB Class 420 train was on its way from Mainz to Frankfurt on the S14 line. The station is equipped with distant signals before the station platforms and stop signals after them. The Indusi inductor system provides a level of Train protection. As he approached the station, the train driver acknowledged the warning of the distant signal , but consequently forgot about it after carrying out platform duties.

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