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Train derailment in east Iran kills at least 17, injures 50

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A passenger train partially derailed in eastern Iran early Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and injuring 50 more, including some critically, authorities said. ...

German prosecutors probe 3 rail workers over fatal crash

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Tuesday they are investigating three employees of rail company Deutsche Bahn on suspicion of negligent homicide over a train crash last week that killed five peop...

Dozens injured in train crash in northwestern Slovakia

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — A train engine hit a stopped passenger train in Slovakia on Friday, injuring dozens of people, four of them seriously, police said. There were around 100 ...

Police: 1 dead, several injured in train crash near Munich

BERLIN (AP) — One person has died and several others were injured in a collision between two commuter trains near Munich, German police said Monday. Munich police said the incident h...

Police pull pilot from plane moments before train crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pilot who crashed a small plane onto railroad tracks was pulled alive from the wreck by a group of Los Angeles Police officers just moments before a commuter train roared through,...

Taiwan court rejects train crash compensation case against Japan’s Sumitomo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei District Court on Thursday (Dec. 9) ruled against a NT$612.11 million (US$22.09 million) compensation claim by the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) against ...

Two trains collide in southwestern England

Two trains collided in the southwestern English city of Salisbury on Sunday, causing one of the trains to derail on impact and leaving several people injured. No fatalities were reported. Wiltshire p...

'I saw death and destruction': Passenger recalls train crash

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An Oregon man said he survived a recent train derailment in Montana by holding onto a grab bar in the bathroom of a passenger car that ended up on its side and separated from the ...

Taiwan premier identifies safety as key element for railway reform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) has put safety and stability at the top of the agenda amid calls to turn the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) into a corporation, reports ...

Train crash in Czech Republic leaves dozens injured, 2 dead

Two trains collided near the Czech town of Pilsen on Wednesday, killing at least two people and leaving dozens of people injured. Police reported that helicopters were on scene to help people injured...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, July 23, the 204th day of 2021. There are 161 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 23, 2...

Pakistan: At least 30 killed in train crash in Sindh province

Two express trains collided in southern Pakistan early on Monday, killing at least 30, said officials. The accident occurred in Ghotki district, in Sindh province. The Sir Syed Express train crash...

Parents of American killed in Hualien train crash to sue TRA for 'gross negligence'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parents of an American English teacher who perished in the Hualien Train Derailment are taking legal action against the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) for "...

Egypt fires top railway official after deadly train crashes

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s transportation minister on Tuesday said he sacked the country’s top railway official, following three train accidents in less than a month that left at least 29 people dead and so...

Egyptian authorities say at least 11 people have been killed, some 100 others injured in train crash north of Cairo

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities say at least 11 people have been killed, some 100 others injured in train crash north of Cairo.