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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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Full Report: Bid to make bomb-proof trains

The devastation caused by terror attacks on trains could be lessened in future because of research carried out by experts at Newcastle University.

After studying the affects of a bomb blast on a normal train carriage researchers have come up with some simple and cheap changes to improve safety.

It could dramatically improve the chances of surviving an attack like the 7/7 London Bombings.

You can watch the full report from Julia Barthram below.

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