Two tourists from Britain killed in train derailment

Posted on September 13, 2015 • Filed under: India, Tourists Killed

BBC.COM reported…One of the two British tourists killed after a train derailed in northern India has been named as Joan Nichols.A family member told the BBC the 71-year-old from South Shields was on a “once in a life time holiday”. Her husband John, 72, has been released from hospital. Their two daughters and son are now travelling to India. Investigations are under way to discover what caused the train, which was carrying 37 Britons on the Kalka to Shimla mountain line, to derail. Some reports suggest the specially-chartered train was going too fast. Read Article

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