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Six people hurt in Berlin train derailment (2)


13:57, August 22, 2012

A city train (S-Bahn) derails near the Tegel Station in northwest Berlin, Germany, Aug. 21, 2012. Six people were hurt as a city train went off the tracks in Berlin on Tuesday, while the cause of the accident is still under investigation. (Xinhua/Pan Xu)

About 150 emergency workers rushed to the scene immediately and the police are investigating the cause of the accident.

The S-Bahn Berlin, which belongs to the group of Deutsche Bahn, transported 1.3 million passengers every day. The some 330-km route network in and around Berlin has more than 160 stations.

The S-Bahn has been beset by problems in recent years, as delays, failures, and service inadequacy happened from time to time due to various reasons.

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