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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.

Passenger train derails in Egypt; some 100 injured

CAIRO (AP) — A passenger train derailed Sunday north of Cairo, injuring around 100 people, Egyptian authorities said. It was the latest of several rail accidents to hit the country in recent years. ...

Seven charged with negligent homicide in Taiwan train derailment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The driver of a truck, an undocumented worker from Vietnam, and five others were charged with negligent homicide Friday (April 16) for the deaths of 49 people in the April...

Taiwan officials address concerns about donations for train crash victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government has dismissed speculation that it will use public donations for the victims of a tragic train accident in Hualien County earlier this month and th...

Egypt prosecutors find gross negligence behind train crash

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors said Sunday they found that gross negligence by railway employees was behind a deadly train crash that caused public outcry across the country. Drugs were allegedly a...

Death toll in Taiwan train derailment revised down to 49

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hualien police said on Sunday (April 11) they had overcounted the death toll of the April 2 derailment accident due to complexity and are now revising the number down ...

'Indian Holi Taipei' event to donate funds to Hualien train crash victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The proceeds from the annual "Indian Holi Taipei" festival, which will be held at a riverside park in New Taipei on Saturday (April 10), will be donated to a rel...

Taiwan president’s comments on train derailment 'cold, abstract': Pollster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) comments on the April 2 Hualien train derailment which killed 50 people and injured more than 100 were “cold” and “a...

Undocumented migrant worker spotted in truck that caused Taiwan train crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Vietnamese migrant worker who had been missing for five years was arrested Wednesday (April 7) after surveillance camera footage revealed he was sitting in the crane tru...

Workers clear last train from deadly crash site in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Cabin exposed, with half of its walls and roof gone, workers pulled out the last remaining train car in Taiwan's worst rail accident in seven decades. The cras...

Taiwan foreign minister says China sending 'mixed signals'

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s foreign minister said Wednesday that China’s attempts at conciliation and military intimidation are sending “mixed signals” to people on the island China claims as its o...

Last car from wrecked Taiwan train removed from tunnel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The eighth and final car from the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) train that suffered a derailment after colliding with a construction vehicle was finally extricated ...