Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022

Train Crash


11 years after train crash, families of 18 ‘missing’ await closure

November 12, 2022 8:07 am

More than 11 years after the tragedy, the 16 families to which the 18 'missing' passengers belong, continue to await closure, running from courtrooms to government offices in a desperate attempt to procure death certificates.

At least 15 people killed in Egyptian train crash

February 28, 2018 7:17 pm

Two passenger carriages separated from one train and collided with a cargo train, the official news agency MENA said, citing the provincial security director.

200 injured in commuter train crash outside Johannesburg

January 10, 2018 7:26 am

No one died in the crash at the Geldenhuis commuter train station, emergency response group ER24 said in a statement.

Train crash in southeast Congo kills at least 34

November 13, 2017 6:46 am

The National Railway Company of Congo train was carrying passengers and cargo from Lubumbashi to Luena, and 11 of its 13 cars caught fire.

Four killed, several injured as train collides with army truck in Finland

October 26, 2017 5:25 pm

The accident occurred at an unguarded railway crossing near city of Raasepori, 90 kilometers (56 miles) west of the capital Helsinki, when two military vehicles were crossing the tracks on their way to a training site.

Germany: Two blunders by dispatcher led to train crash

March 29, 2016 12:52 pm

Two commuter trains collided on a single-track line near Bad Aibling February 9 killing 11 people.

Pakistan army train derails, 17 dead as rescue ops continue

July 03, 2015 2:31 pm

The military train derailed on Thursday while crossing the Chanawan canal near Gujranwala in eastern Punjab province killing at least 17 and wounding 5.

9 dead after train crashes into minibus in Turkey

March 20, 2014 2:50 pm

Train slammed into the vehicle at a level crossing near the Mediterranean port city of Mersin.

20 killed,4 injured as train hits jeep in Bihar

May 22, 2011 2:23 pm

20 died when the Nizamuddin-Jainagar Garib Rath Express rammed into a jeep at an unmanned crossing.

Rail officials: 25 dead in Belgian train crash

February 15, 2010 3:46 pm

Two commuter trains collided head-on at rush hour in a Brussels suburb on Monday,killing as many as 25 people,Belgian rail officials said. Other officials said the death toll was lower.