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3 Dead, 10 Injured after Trains Collide in Belgium

3 Dead, 10 Injured after Trains Collide in Belgium

A high-speed train crashed into a freight train in Hermalle-Sous-Huy, Engis, Belgium, on June 6th. Authorities said two cars of the high-speed passenger train derailed after it rear-ended the slow moving freight train. Three people were killed in the accident while ten others were injured. The accident is being investigated.

Car Transport Derailed

Car Transport Derailed

A train accident in Remersdaal at the entrance to Belgium's longest freight tunnel scattered cars everywhere. A vehicle transporter derailed. Three wagons spilled their loads. 40 cars were damaged in the incident. No one was injured except the driver of the train, who is in shock.

Toxic Train

Toxic Train

On the night of May 3 to 4 2013, three hundred people were evacuated from their homes in Flanders when the toxic train derailed and burned at around 2am local time, between the towns of Schellebelle and Wetteren, on the Belgian railway network. Vinyl cyanide was in the smoke. Six of thirteen cars derailed, and two tossed into the [...]

SNCB Logistics Train Derails in Belgium

SNCB Logistics Train Derails in Belgium

A train derailment in Belgium between Schellebelle and Wetteren on May 4, 2013, left one person dead and 17 injured. 350 residents were evacuated due to the toxicity of the chemicals that the SNCB Logistics train was carrying. The train was carrying acrylonitrile, can cause mucus membrane irritation, headaches, dizziness, and nausea. [...]

Identification of Victims is Complete

Identification of Victims is Complete

Photo (KANTONSPOLIZEI WALLIS/POLICE OF VALAIS) center> What: Chartered Toptours bus (Aarschot) Where: A9 highway near Sierre, western Switzerland, When: March 14, 2012, 9 p.m. Who: 22 Belgian 12-year-olds 6th grade students from two classes in Lommel Colony (Lommel) and St Lambertus Catholic School(Heverlee) and six adults, 24 [...]

28 lost in Belgian Bus Crash Returning from Swiss Skiing trip

28 lost in Belgian Bus Crash Returning from Swiss Skiing trip

Photo (KANTONSPOLIZEI WALLIS/POLICE OF VALAIS) center> What: Chartered Toptours bus (Aarschot) Where: A9 highway near Sierre, western Switzerland, When: March 14, 2012, 9 p.m. Who: 22 Belgian 12-year-olds 6th grade students from two classes in Lommel Colony (Lommel) and St Lambertus Catholic School(Heverlee) and six adults, 24 [...]