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Bid to make bomb-proof trains

Engineers at Newcastle University studied terror attacks in London and Madrid to develop a range of train designs that reduce the impact of explosions.

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Deadly impact of train terror attacks reduced

Researchers at Newcastle University have found ways to lesson the impact of bombings on trains. The 7/7 London bombings in which 52 passengers died and the Madrid bombing in 2004, where 191 people were killed, show how terrorists can target the rail network with deadly affect.

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