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# train-crash - Friday 2 April, 2021

At least 48 people dead and dozens injured after train crashes in Taiwan
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

At least 48 people dead and dozens injured after train crashes in Taiwan

Updated Apr 2nd 2021, 3:09 PM 24,816 Views 8 Comments

A passenger train reported collided with a truck which had crashed onto tracks from a cliff above.

# train-crash - Friday 26 March, 2021

Two trains collide in southern Egypt, killing at least 32 and injuring dozens
# Tahta Train Crash
# Tahta Train Crash

Two trains collide in southern Egypt, killing at least 32 and injuring dozens

Mar 26th 2021, 1:12 PM 9,954 Views 8 Comments

The latest deadly train crashes comes as the country battles fallout from the Suez Canal traffic jam.

# train-crash - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Two killed after passenger train derails near Melbourne
# Australia
# Australia

Two killed after passenger train derails near Melbourne

Feb 20th 2020, 10:53 AM 16,944 Views 1 Comment

The train came off its tracks near the town of Wallan, around 45km north of Melbourne.

# train-crash - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Three killed and over 600 injured after two passenger trains collide in South Africa
# Pretoria
# Pretoria

Three killed and over 600 injured after two passenger trains collide in South Africa

Jan 8th 2019, 7:50 PM 8,357 Views 0 Comments

Rail accidents are common in South Africa, with 495 people killed on the country’s railways in 2016-17.

# train-crash - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Death toll rises to eight in Denmark train accident
# Great Belt Bridge
# Great Belt Bridge

Death toll rises to eight in Denmark train accident

Jan 3rd 2019, 8:30 AM 5,338 Views 1 Comment

Sixteen others were hurt, but none of them suffered life-threatening injuries.

# train-crash - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Seven killed and 46 injured in early-morning train crash in Turkey
# Ankara
# Ankara

Seven killed and 46 injured in early-morning train crash in Turkey

Updated Dec 13th 2018, 8:28 AM 11,495 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened at around 6.30am near the Turkish capital Ankara.

# train-crash - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

One killed and 44 injured as landslide causes commuter train to derail outside Barcelona
# Barcelona
# Barcelona

One killed and 44 injured as landslide causes commuter train to derail outside Barcelona

Updated Nov 20th 2018, 11:31 AM 13,676 Views 0 Comments

Heavy rain in the area over the past few days could have caused the landslide, authorities have said.

# train-crash - Monday 22 October, 2018

Taiwan investigating train crash that killed 18 and injured 187 people
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Taiwan investigating train crash that killed 18 and injured 187 people

Updated Oct 22nd 2018, 8:28 AM 10,768 Views 0 Comments

Among those who died, the youngest was nine years old.

# train-crash - Monday 15 October, 2018

11 injured in southern Germany as train hits trailer truck
# Sipplingen
# Sipplingen

11 injured in southern Germany as train hits trailer truck

Oct 15th 2018, 1:35 PM 6,712 Views 2 Comments

The collision happened at a railway crossing in Sipplingen, a village by Lake Constance.

# train-crash - Monday 5 February, 2018

Train crash killing two in South Carolina 'could have been prevented'
# Amtrak
# Amtrak

Train crash killing two in South Carolina 'could have been prevented'

Feb 5th 2018, 7:07 AM 7,803 Views 5 Comments

Two Amtrak crew members were killed, and more than 100 people were injured.

# train-crash - Friday 15 December, 2017

Death toll from French school bus crash rises to six
# Perpignan
# Perpignan

Death toll from French school bus crash rises to six

Dec 15th 2017, 12:50 PM 16,432 Views 4 Comments

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said the process of identifying the victims was “extremely difficult”.

# train-crash - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Six people seriously injured after commuter train hits freight train in Germany
# Collision
# Collision

Six people seriously injured after commuter train hits freight train in Germany

Dec 6th 2017, 6:50 AM 27,032 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened in the town of Meerbusch in North Rhine-Westphalia.

# train-crash - Thursday 26 October, 2017

At least four people dead in train crash in southern Finland
# Fatalities
# Fatalities

At least four people dead in train crash in southern Finland

Oct 26th 2017, 9:20 AM 10,922 Views 0 Comments

Eight people who were injured have been taken to hospital.

# train-crash - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

'There was blood everywhere': Over 40 injured in Philadelphia train crash this morning

Aug 22nd 2017, 10:14 AM 23,153 Views 7 Comments

At least four people are seriously injured.

# train-crash - Friday 11 August, 2017

At least 36 dead as two trains crash head-on in Egypt
# Alexandria
# Alexandria

At least 36 dead as two trains crash head-on in Egypt

Aug 11th 2017, 4:46 PM 7,363 Views 1 Comment

The country has a poor record of rail safety.

# train-crash - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Man and three-year-old son killed as car collides with train in Netherlands
# Unmanned Crossing
# Unmanned Crossing

Man and three-year-old son killed as car collides with train in Netherlands

Mar 28th 2017, 8:01 AM 13,936 Views 7 Comments

They had been taking part in a school outing to see baby lambs when the accident happened.

# train-crash - Sunday 22 January, 2017

There are fears the death toll will rise after India's latest rail disaster kills 36
# Possible Sabotage
# Possible Sabotage

There are fears the death toll will rise after India's latest rail disaster kills 36

Jan 22nd 2017, 11:08 AM 7,291 Views 5 Comments

This crash is the latest in a long line of fatal rail incidents in the country.

# train-crash - Thursday 29 September, 2016

At least one dead, over 100 injured as train crashes into station in New Jersey
# Hoboken Station
# Hoboken Station

At least one dead, over 100 injured as train crashes into station in New Jersey

Sep 29th 2016, 6:10 PM 23,203 Views 22 Comments

The train failed to stop as it sped into the station, went up over bumper blocks at the end of the track and rammed into a wall.

# train-crash - Friday 9 September, 2016

At least four dead and scores injured after train derails in Spain
# O Porrino
# O Porrino

At least four dead and scores injured after train derails in Spain

Sep 9th 2016, 12:44 PM 27,000 Views 1 Comment

A dozen people were also injured in the crash.

# train-crash - Monday 6 June, 2016

Three killed after Belgian train crash
# Liège
# Liège

Three killed after Belgian train crash

Jun 6th 2016, 7:50 AM 14,285 Views 1 Comment

A fast-moving passenger train slammed into the back of a goods train.

# train-crash - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

One dead and several injured after Dutch train derails
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

One dead and several injured after Dutch train derails

Feb 23rd 2016, 9:14 AM 8,747 Views 1 Comment

Images of the accident show carriages lying on their side next to fields.

# train-crash - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Ten dead and 81 injured in German commuter train crash
# Bavaria
# Bavaria

Ten dead and 81 injured in German commuter train crash

Feb 9th 2016, 6:34 PM 35,688 Views 20 Comments

The accident, which happened near the spa town of Bad Aibling, is the worst on a commuter rail line in Germany in many years.

# train-crash - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Photos show extent of devastating train derailment that killed dozens
# India
# India

Photos show extent of devastating train derailment that killed dozens

Aug 5th 2015, 2:17 PM 16,930 Views 10 Comments

So far 300 people have been rescued from the carriages of the trains.

# train-crash - Friday 17 July, 2015

Over 300 injured in enormous Johannesburg train crash
# South Africa
# South Africa

Over 300 injured in enormous Johannesburg train crash

Jul 17th 2015, 10:33 PM 14,554 Views 7 Comments

The accident happened as two commuter trains carrying workers home slammed into each other.

# train-crash - Friday 15 May, 2015

Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash

May 15th 2015, 8:27 AM 21,348 Views 10 Comments

Attention has now turned to the train’s engineer Brandon Bostian. The Amtrak train was travelling at 100mph on a curve when the accident occurred.

# train-crash - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Philadelphia train was travelling at above 100 mph before fatal derailment
# Derailed
# Derailed

Philadelphia train was travelling at above 100 mph before fatal derailment

May 13th 2015, 9:23 PM 30,311 Views 15 Comments

The death toll has now risen to seven.

# train-crash - Friday 20 February, 2015

Swiss trains slam into each other during rush hour commute
# Zurich
# Zurich

Swiss trains slam into each other during rush hour commute

Feb 20th 2015, 8:32 AM 16,940 Views 10 Comments

Dozens of passengers have been injured.

# train-crash - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Seven killed as New York train hits SUV at level crossing
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Seven killed as New York train hits SUV at level crossing

Feb 4th 2015, 8:50 AM 14,363 Views 22 Comments

Authorities said the impact was so forceful the electrified third rail came up and pierced the train.

# train-crash - Thursday 24 July, 2014

At least 19 dead after train crashes into school bus in India
# India
# India

At least 19 dead after train crashes into school bus in India

Jul 24th 2014, 8:03 AM 4,150 Views 3 Comments

Some 18 children on their way to school have been confirmed dead so far.

# train-crash - Monday 9 June, 2014

Investigation launched after train hit by car at level crossing in Mayo
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Investigation launched after train hit by car at level crossing in Mayo

Jun 9th 2014, 4:33 PM 11,611 Views 14 Comments

Th driver of the car walked away from the incident unharmed.

# train-crash - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

At least 57 dead, death toll still rising as train flies off rails in Congo swamp
# Rail Disaster
# Rail Disaster

At least 57 dead, death toll still rising as train flies off rails in Congo swamp

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:39 PM 9,819 Views 6 Comments

The train crashed in the southeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Bodies are being being buried after being taken from the wreckage, as there is no morgue in the area….

# train-crash - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

New York train crash driver "may have nodded off"
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

New York train crash driver "may have nodded off"

Dec 4th 2013, 10:36 AM 7,285 Views 12 Comments

Investigators say that it is still too early to know if human error caused the crash at the weekend.

# train-crash - Monday 30 September, 2013

Over 30 injured as two trains collide in Chicago
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Over 30 injured as two trains collide in Chicago

Sep 30th 2013, 4:54 PM 9,155 Views 13 Comments

Sources say that one of the trains may have been stolen or hijacked, though police have not confirmed that.

# train-crash - Friday 6 September, 2013

"This curve is inhuman": Train driver admits speeding in recording of emergency call
# Spain
# Spain

"This curve is inhuman": Train driver admits speeding in recording of emergency call

Sep 6th 2013, 7:28 PM 12,059 Views 20 Comments

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo can be heard admitting speeding but complaining that he had previously warned that the curve on which the train derailed was dangerous.

# train-crash - Monday 19 August, 2013

Indian train ploughs into a crowd of pilgrims, killing 35
# India
# India

Indian train ploughs into a crowd of pilgrims, killing 35

Aug 19th 2013, 9:04 AM 9,203 Views 29 Comments

An angry crowd went on a “rampage” after a crowd crossing a train track were killed.

# train-crash - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday

Aug 8th 2013, 10:23 PM 10,051 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s talking about tonight’s road crash involving a toddler, the proposals aimed at ending the Dublin Bus dispute and the start of the water metering process.

# train-crash - Monday 29 July, 2013

35 injured as two trains collide in Switzerland
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

35 injured as two trains collide in Switzerland

Jul 29th 2013, 9:45 PM 18,356 Views 48 Comments

The crash happened late this evening on a regional line about 50 kilometers southwest of the capital, Bern.

Train driver charged with 79 counts of reckless homicide in Spain
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Train driver charged with 79 counts of reckless homicide in Spain

Jul 29th 2013, 8:41 AM 8,246 Views 19 Comments

The 52-year-old driver has been released on bail and forbidden from leaving Spain for six months.

# train-crash - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Spanish judge to question driver of train in deadly crash
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Spanish judge to question driver of train in deadly crash

Jul 28th 2013, 9:37 AM 5,325 Views 17 Comments

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo has been discharged from hospital and will appear before a judge today.

# train-crash - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Update: Spain train driver detained for ‘reckless homicide’
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Update: Spain train driver detained for ‘reckless homicide’

Jul 27th 2013, 1:37 PM 9,610 Views 27 Comments

Doctors are still working to identify three victims of the Spain’s worst rail disaster in decades.

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