Prosecutors had been seeking a jail term, arguing that the men had a responsibility to ensure a speed-limiting device was installed on the company’s trains. The Amagasaki rail crash was a fatal railway derailment which occurred on 25 April 2005 at 09:19 local time, just after the local rush hour. Rail transport in Japan is a major means of passenger transport, especially for mass and high-speed travel between major cities and for commuter transport in urban areas.It is used relatively little for freight transport, accounting for just 0.84% of goods movement. April 2005 - Crash near Osaka kills at least 50 Transport Minister Kazuo Kitagawa, who visited the scene, described the crash as a "horrible and serious disaster". Several still trapped in Japan train wreck, 71 dead (Agencies) Updated: 2005-04-26 08:24. In April 2005, a speeding commuter train near Osaka jumped the tracks on a tight bend during the morning rush hour and smashed into an apartment tower. April 22, Ryongchon, North Korea: 2 trains carrying flammable liquids collided, causing a huge explosion near the Chinese border, killing at least 161 and injuring more than 1,300. In April 2005, a speeding commuter train near Osaka jumped the tracks on a tight bend during the morning rush hour and smashed into an apartment …

Speeding by a driver who was 80 seconds late caused Japan’s deadliest train accident in four decades, an official enquiry reported today.Ryujiro Takami ploughed his commuter train into an apartment Dozens Die in Train Accident (April 25): Derailment of speeding commuter train near Osaka, Japan, kills more than 100 people and injures about 400. 2005 April 25, Osaka, Japan: commuter train derailed and hit an apartment building near Osaka, killing at least 107 and injuring 460. Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said the shock of the accident must prompt a renewed focus on safety standards.

In April 2005, a speeding commuter train near Osaka jumped the tracks on a tight bend during the morning rush hour and smashed into an apartment tower. Fares at Lynn Commuter Rail Station Lowered to Zone 1A Effective May 22 through May 31 Building a Better T: 7-Day Lowell Commuter Rail Line Closure Begins May 18 May 11, 2020 In April 2005, a speeding commuter train near Osaka jumped the tracks on a tight bend during the morning rush hour and smashed into an apartment … The privatised network is highly efficient, requiring few subsidies and running extremely punctually. The Amagasaki derailment (JR福知山線脱線事故, JR Fukuchiyama-sen dassen jiko, lit. On April 25, 2005, the speeding commuter train near Osaka jumped the tracks on a tight bend during the morning rush hour and smashed into an apartment tower. The Yamanote Line (Japanese: 山手線, Hepburn: Yamanote-sen) is a railway loop line in Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). March 2005 2005 Month-By-Month AT LEAST 71 people were killed and 440 injured yesterday when a packed Japanese commuter train jumped its tracks at speed and crashed into a block of flats near Osaka, possibly because its young The driver and 106 passengers were kills and more than 550 people were injured. The Shinkansen (Japanese: 新幹線, pronounced [ɕiŋkaꜜɰ̃seɴ], lit. In April 2005, a speeding commuter train near Osaka jumped the tracks on a tight bend during the morning rush hour and smashed into an apartment tower. In April 2005, a speeding commuter train near Osaka jumped the tracks on a tight bend during the morning rush hour and smashed into an apartment …