Train wreck in Pakistan

This does not seem to be a good year for trains.

Three Pakistani trains crash, 128 killed

A crowded Pakistani passenger train rammed into another at a station on Wednesday and a third train plowed into the wreckage killing 128 people and injuring 170, officials said.

In all, almost 2,000 people were aboard the trains, a railway official said, many of them asleep at the time of the pre-dawn disaster.

Officials said the driver of one of the trains had apparently missed a signal to stop, setting the disaster in motion.

Previous train wrecks: Graniteville, South Carolina, January 6; Amagasaki, Japan, April 25