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Bridge Failure Database

7-span bridge near Ponts de Cé (Loire River)

Year 1907
Type Rail
Country France (10)
Cause Impact
Details Derailed train impact on bridge, no anti-derailment system present
Fatalities 28
Injuries 0
Collapse partial
Phase in service
Period 1900-1940
Continent Europe
Reference SCHEER, J., Versagen von Bauwerken, Band 1: Brücken, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, 2000.

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