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English: Train wreck at Montparnasse Station, Paris, France, 1895.
English: Train wreck at Montparnasse Station, at Place de Rennes side (now Place du 18 Juin 1940), Paris, France, 1895.
Български: Останки на локомотив при железопътно произшествие на гара Монпарнас, Париж, Франция, 1895
Català: Accident ferroviari a l'estació Montparnasse, París, França, 1895.
Cymraeg: Damwain rheilffordd yng Nghorsaf Montparnasse, Paris, Ffrainc, 1895.
Dansk: Ulykken på Gare Montparnasse, Paris, Frankrig, 1895.
Deutsch: Zugunglück am Gare Montparnasse, Paris, Frankreich, 1895.
Español: Accidente ferroviario en la estación de Montparnasse, París, Francia, 1895.
Français : Accident ferroviaire de la gare Montparnasse, Paris, France, 1895.
Italiano: Incidente ferroviario alla stazione di Montparnasse, Parigi, Francia, 1895.
Magyar: Vasúti szerencsétlenség a Montparnasse pályaudvaron, Párizs, Franciaország, 1895.
Nederlands: Treinongeluk Gare Montparnasse, Parijs, Frankrijk, 1895.
Polski: Wypadek pociągu na stacji Montparnasse, Paryż, Francja, 1895.
Русский: Авария экспресса Гранвиль-Париж, Вокзал Монпарнас, 1895.
Tiếng Việt: Tai nạn tại ga Montparnasse, Paris, năm 1895
Date 1895-10-22
Author Studio Lévy and Sons (Studio Lévy & fils)
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48° 50′ 37.00″ N, 2° 19′ 24.00″ E

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1890s: Montparnasse train wreck  (Commons)" Place du 18 Juin 1940 1895-10-22T00:00 mapsearch Place du 18 Juin 1940 Paris //

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