Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

15 January 2013

Egypt: Nation's Train Movement Back to Normal - Middle East News Agency

A military train carrying young recruits to an army camp has derailed in a suburb of Cairo. At least 19 people have been killed and more than a ... ( Resource: Many Dead in Egypt Military Train Crash

Egypt's railway traffic returned on Tuesday to its normal pace after being stalled for hours following the Bardashin train accident that happened overnight.

A train traveling from Upper Egypt to Cairo derailed on Tuesday morning, killing 19 conscripts and injuring 107 in yet another traffic tragedy.

"The movement of trains in Egypt returned to normal after a disruption which lasted for long hours on the following the train crash," said the chairman of the railway facilities Hussein Zakaria as reported by the Middle East News Agency.

He added that 40 trains were delayed for an average of five hours per train.

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