Three injured following train derailment in Italy

Three people were slightly injured after a local train derailed on Wednesday in the northern Italian region of Lombardy, Trenord, the rail company that operates the line, said. The only passenger travelling on the train was given first aid on site but was then transported to hospital for precaution, a statement by Trenord said, adding… Read More Three injured following train derailment in Italy

One dead, dozens injured following train collision in Czech

One person was killed and dozens injured when two trains collided in the Czech Republic’s second fatal rail crash this month, officials said. A passenger train and a freight train collided near Cesky Brod, 34 km (20 miles) east of Prague, on Tuesday evening, emergency services said. Rescue crews worked through the night. At least… Read More One dead, dozens injured following train collision in Czech

One dead, dozens injured following train collision in Mexico City

At least one person was killed and 41 injured when two trains collided on Mexico City’s underground metro network late on Tuesday, local authorities said. The force of the crash left one of the orange trains stuck on top of the other at Tacubaya metro station, television footage showed. Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said… Read More One dead, dozens injured following train collision in Mexico City

Two dead, dozens injured as high speed train derails in northern Italy

A high-speed train derailed in the northern Italian province of Lodi in the early hours of Thursday, killing its two drivers and interrupting traffic on the busy line between Milan and Bologna, officials said. Video from the scene showed that the front engine and at least one passenger wagon had skipped the tracks, flipping onto… Read More Two dead, dozens injured as high speed train derails in northern Italy

Five dead, several injured following derailment of train in Bangladesh

A passenger train carrying at least 2,000 people derailed as it was crossing a bridge in Bangladesh on Monday killing five people and injuring more than 100, officials said. The train left the rails on its way to the capital, Dhaka, from the eastern city of Sylhet, police superintendent Mohammad Shahjalal said. Television pictures showed… Read More Five dead, several injured following derailment of train in Bangladesh

Dozens dead, scores injured as trains collide in Egypt

Two trains collided in Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 42 people and injuring 133 others, the health ministry said. A witness said the trains rose into the air “forming a pyramid” as they slammed into each other just outside a suburban station in the Mediterranean port city. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered… Read More Dozens dead, scores injured as trains collide in Egypt

Dozens injured as commuter train crashes into buffers in Barcelona station

A commuter train crashed into a buffer in Barcelona’s Francia terminus on Friday morning, injuring at least 54 people, one of them seriously, emergency services said on Friday. The force of the crash crumpled the front of the train against the buffer and detached a sheet of metal. Twenty of the injured, including the driver,… Read More Dozens injured as commuter train crashes into buffers in Barcelona station

Dozens dead, injured as passenger train derails in eastern India

At least 36 people were killed and 50 injured on Saturday night when nine coaches of a passenger train derailed in eastern India, in the latest disaster to hit the vast and accident-prone state railways, police said. The Hirakhand express train from Jagdalpur to Bhubaneswar derailed at around 11:20 pm near Kuneri station, in the… Read More Dozens dead, injured as passenger train derails in eastern India