Canadian Pacific to buy Central Maine and Quebec Railway

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A railroad that includes a segment in Canada where a fiery oil train derailment claimed 47 lives will soon have a new owner. Canadian Pacific announced Thursday ...

Train derailment injures 40 passengers in southeast Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that a train derailed in the country's southeast, near the Pakistan border, injuring 40 passengers. Wednesday's repo...

Evacuation of Canadian town lifted after train derailment

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — An evacuation notice has been lifted for a small town in southeastern Alberta, Canada following a train derailment. The 300 residents of the town o...

Train derailment forces evacuation of Canadian town of 300

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The derailment of a Canadian Pacific Railway train in the province of Alberta has forced the evacuation of a town of about 300 people and closed part of the Trans-Ca...

US-Canada train tunnel cleared, rails fixed after derailment

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — An international train tunnel connecting Michigan's Port Huron to Sarnia, Ontario, has been cleared and repaired following a multi-car train derailment that spilled sulfuric a...

US, Canadian safety officials looking into train derailment

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Safety officials in the U.S. and Canada are looking into a multi-car train derailment in an international tunnel connecting Michigan's Port Huron to Sarnia, Ontario. ...

The Latest: I-80 reopens in Nevada after train derailment

WELLS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment that closed U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada for more than an hour (all times local): 12:35 p.m. A 60-mile...

Train derails near Nevada-Utah line, closing interstate

WELLS, Nev. (AP) — A 60-mile stretch (96 kilometers) of U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada has been closed while emergency crews respond to a train derailment. Authorities were investigating wheth...

The Latest: Companies respond to suit over Grenfell fire

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed in the United States over a 2017 London high-rise fire that killed 72 (all times local): 2 p.m. Two of the compani...

US lawyer to discuss London fire case as deadline looms

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An American lawyer known for winning huge legal awards over deadly construction accidents plans to hold a news conference on the 2017 apartment fire in London that killed 72 people...

Taiwan train driver charged with negligent manslaughter for derailment which killed 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The driver of the Puyuma express train which derailed in Yilan County last October killing 18 passengers and injuring 116, was charged with negligent manslaughter Thursday...

4 dead, 2 missing in China aluminum ore train derailment

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities say four people are dead and two more missing after a train carrying aluminum ore derailed in a central province, the latest in a series of industrial accidents to s...

Boy awakens from coma 4 months after deadly train crash in Yilan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A seven year old boy, who was a victim of the devastating Puyuma train crash that occurred on Oct. 21, 2018, awoke from a four month long coma earlier this week. When t...

Taiwan transport ministry seeks punishment for 3 ex-railway chiefs

The three former heads of the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) might face administrative punishment ranging from a minor demerit to a major demerit in the wake of the deadly derailment of a Puyuma...

Taiwan's Puyuma and Taroko trains purchased illegally: NPP leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of the deadly Yilan train derailment in October, New Power Party (NPP) Executive Chairman Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) yesterday claimed that the Taiwan Railways Administr...