Train crash in Argentina - level 2, A12

Train crash in Argentina - level 2, A12

22-02-2012 23:00

A train crashed at a railway station in Buenos Aires. It killed 49 people and more than 600 people were injured.

The train hit the wall at the end of the railways station. It was in the morning. There was probably some problem with the machine. The whole train was pressed together. The train was going 20km/h, so it was travelling fast.

The train was full of people. After the crash, people started to break windows. They wanted to get out of the train fast, but a lot of people couldn’t get out.

When the crash happened, people hit different things inside the train. There was a lot of broken metal and glass. People had bad injuries. Doctors who helped at the railway station had a lot of work. It was too much. A lot of people needed help at the same time. It was a horrible situation.

Written by Danny for News in Levels

Interesting words: injured, pressed.

How to improve your English with News in Levels:



  1. Read all today's articles and translate all words which you don't understand.
  2. Read the articles from the day before and see if you remember all new words.


  1. Listen to all today's news.
  2. Stop the video after every sentence and repeat the sentence.
  3. Repeat point 2 for the news which you listened to the day before.


  1. Answer the questions under today's news and write them into the comments.
  2. Chat in the  Chat room for at least 2 minutes. You can write about today's news.


  1. Choose one person from the SKYPE section.
  2. You can talk about today’s news or you can answer questions from
If you want to know how to learn English effectively, please visit

1) Watch this video about News in Levels

2) Practice your English every day for free!

We will send you articles from News in Levels every day to your email. You can stop them at any time.