Effort to free Austrian death train

Nov. 12, 2000
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SALZBURG, Austria, Nov. 12 -- A round-the-clock effort to free a corpse-filled funicular train continued Sunday inside an Alps mountain tunnel, the scene of Austria's deadliest tragedy since World War II. Revising previous figures, officials now estimate 155 people died -- mainly Austrians and Germans but also at least eight Americans and 10 Japanese --and 18 survived Saturday's fire aboard the Kitzsteinhorn resort train.

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