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Glacier Express derailed in the Swiss Alps on Friday, July 23, 2010.
It happened near the town of Fiesch and the mouth of the Aletsch glacier.
The Aletsch glacier is Europe’s largest icemass.
The train was on a journey between Zermatt and St. Moritz.
1 person was killed and 42 people were injured.
Train accident is very rare in Switzerland.
Glacier Express is a very popular tourist train in Switzerland.
It has very big windows so that the passengers can see the beautiful Alps mountains, glaciers, streams and other wonderful things around.
The Glacier Express is known for its majestic mountain climbs.
It is called the “slowest express train in the world”.
It travels at an average speed of 18 mph (30 kph).
- Glacier Express train accident in Fiesch, Switzerland. Friday July 23, 2010. (REUTERS/Police Valais/Handout)