Chałupki, Zawiercie County
Chałupki [xaˈwupki] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Szczekociny, within Zawiercie County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It lies approximately 3 kilometres (2 mi) south-east of Szczekociny, 35 km (22 mi) north-east of Zawiercie, and 74 km (46 mi) north-east of the regional capital Katowice.
On March 3, 2012 a train crash took place in Chałupki, when two passenger trains collided head-on. 16 passengers were killed. The incident provoked condolences from the leaders of a number of European countries.
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