Dramatic failure of materials in train systems

Train at gare Montaparnasse in Paris
Test-crash among two trains
Train crashes through wall
Amstetten accident 19. Oktober 1875
Deformed railway tracks due to heat expansion of the steel
Railway track damage due to earth quake
Buckling of railway tracks due to heat expansion
Train accident
Railway buckling from earthquake

 

Acta Mat. 2011, 59, p. 364