Satellite map of Sakuragichō train fire

The Sakuragichō train fire (桜木町事故, Sakuragichō jiko) occurred on April 24, 1951, when a 63 series Keihin Line (now part of the Negishi Line) train approaching Sakuragichō Station in Yokohama hit a loose overhead wire causing a short circuit and starting a fire which killed 106 people and injured 92.

Latitude: 35° 27' 7.19" N
Longitude: 139° 37' 26.39" E

Nearest city to this article: Yokohama

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GPS coordinates of Sakuragichō train fire, Japan

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