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A video purporting to show the moment a train derailed in Chicago, injuring over 30 people, has been posted online.
The clip shows two people talking next to escalators before the train overshoots the track and misses the bystanders by metres.
The cause of the derailment remains unclear but a Chicago Transit Authority official said "speed could be a factor."