Police and railway security officials patrol a closed area where a search is under way for a Nazi train in Walbrzych, Poland.  A group of explorers has begun digging in the area in a quixotic search for a buried Nazi train said to be filled with stolen gold, gems and artworks. Photograph: Mikolaj Nowacki/The New York Times

A group of explorers has begun digging in southwestern Poland in a quixotic search for a buried Nazi train said to be filled with stolen gold, gems an(...)

 Prof Janusz Madej reports on his team’s findings on the existence of the so-called Nazi gold train at a press conference in Poland. Photograph: Maciej Kulczynski/EPA

Scientists have quashed a claim by two amateur treasure hunters that they had discovered a legendary gold train hidden by the Nazis in a southern Poli(...)

Chocolate Gold Bars, souvenirs inspired by the quest for the so-called Nazi Gold Train are on display for sale at Ksiaz Castle in Walbrzych, Poland.  Photograph: Maciej Kulczynski/EPA

Polish military personnel arrived on Friday at the spot where authorities suspect a Nazi-era train, possibly carrying guns and looted jewels, may be b(...)