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Suburban railway in Patra to close for two days for maintenance

The Proastiakos suburban railway in the western port city of Patra will not be operating on Monday and Tuesday, Hellenic Train has announced.

Commuters and travelers who would normally be using the train on the Agios Andreas-Patra-Rio route will be accommodated on buses, the announcement said.

The railway is being temporarily closed down for repairs and maintenance.

At least 280 Dead and over 900 Injured in a Crash between Two Trains in India

More than 280 people were killed in the crash between two passenger trains in the Indian state of Odisha, and about 900 were injured. The death toll is expected to rise, local authorities have warned.

More than 200 ambulances were dispatched to the scene, and more than 100 medics were additionally mobilized.