Train Derails After Heavy Thunderstorms Pound England

September 16, 2016 12:41 PM

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A London-bound passenger train hit a landslide triggered by heavy rain and derailed on Friday, injuring two people and sparking major travel disruption.

Train operator London Midland said part of the train came off the tracks and was hit by an oncoming service near Watford Junction, 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of London, Friday morning.

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