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(...)

A tunnel with tracks for mining cars, part of the Nazi Germany “Riese” construction project, pictured near an area where a Nazi train is believed to be, in Walim near Walbrzych, southwestern Poland. Photograph: Reuters

Polish authorities have blocked off a wooded area near a railway line after scores of treasure hunters swarmed south-west Poland looking for an allege(...)

Ksiaz castle in the underground of which there may be hidden the “ Nazi gold train” according to Polish treasure hunters. Poland’s government warned treasure-hunters that the Nazi “gold train” allegedly discovered in the country’s west is probably booby-trapped. Photograph: AFP Photo

Poland confirmed the discovery of an armoured second World War Nazi train hidden underground near the Czech border that local legend says is laden wit(...)