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Last Updated: Tuesday, 26 April, 2005, 11:30 GMT 12:30 UK
In pictures: Japan crash aftermath
Local police stand on a track and watch as the crashed trains are removed from the site of the accident in Amagasaki, western Japan, Tuesday, April 26, 2005.
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The death toll from Monday's crash in western Japan has risen to 73, with more than 440 people injured.
Worker checks the interior of a crashed commuter train in Amagasaki, western Japan Monday, April 25, 2005. (Credit: Asahi Shimbun)
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Rescue workers are still combing through the crumpled carriages.
An injured woman is rescued about 15 hours after a packed commuter train jumped the tracks, 26/04/2005  (Credit: Asahi Shimbun)
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Two women and a man were pulled alive from the wreckage on Tuesday, but the chances are slim of finding more survivors .
Worried people visit a gymnasium serving as the temporary morgue for victims of a train crash in Amagasaki, western Japan Monday, April 25, 2005. (Credit: Asahi Shimbun)
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A local gymnasium has been serving as a temporary morgue for victims.
Shojiro Nanya, chairman of West Japan Railway Co., bows as he offers an apology to the relatives of the victims during his visit to a gymnasium serving as the temporary morgue for victims, 26 April.
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The chairman of the train company involved has apologised to the victims' relatives.
Investigators examine the train accident site in Amagasaki, western Japan Tuesday, April 26, 2005
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Investigators are still trying to establish how the accident happened.
Investigators examine tracks at the site in Amagasaki, western Japan, Tuesday, April 26, 2005,.
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The train derailed after it went round a sharp bend.
Japanese media use crane vehicles to film an accident site in Amagasaki, western Japan Tuesday morning, April 26, 2005.
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Japan, a nation which prides itself on its safety standards, has been shocked by the crash, with the media poring over every detail.




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