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Relatives of the two people who died in the Indian train tragedy are travelling to the country where they will be helped by counsellors and staff from the tour company.
Loraine Toner, who was 60 and from Sheffield, died along with 71-year-old Joan Nichols from South Shields when the train they were on derailed. Two people, including the tour manager from York-based Great Rail Journeys remain in hospital, both in a stable condition.
The company says the majority of its passengers have now continued with their tour, with some now already in Shimla and others joining them there later today.
A woman from Sheffield has been named as one of two women killed in a train crash in India. She was sixty year old Loraine Tonner who lived in the Millhouses area of the city. Chris Kiddey reports.
A woman from Sheffield has today been named as one of the two Britons who died in a train crash in north India
Loraine Toner and a pensioner from South Shields were killed in the accident yesterday afternoon.
The train was travelling from Kalka to the Indian Himalayan town of Shimla when nine carriages came off the track at around 1pm local time on Saturday.
Passengers were travelling on a four-carriage tourist service chartered by Great Rail Journeys.
Chief executive officer Peter Liney said 36 passengers and one tour manager were on the train.
A number of victims were taken to a local hospital, where three people are still being treated for non life-threatening injuries, he added.
The cause of the derailment is not yet known.
The tour, India's Golden Triangle, left for India on September 10 and was due to finish on September 22.
A woman from Sheffield is one of two Britons who died in a train crash in North India.
She has been named as Lorraine Tonner and she was travelling on a four-carriage tourist service chartered by York-based Great Rail Journeys.