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Bus Hits Trailer Truck in Germany; 18 Killed, 30 Injuries

Bus Hits Trailer Truck in Germany; 18 Killed, 30 Injuries

A bus crashed into a trailer truck and caught fire at the A9 highway in Bavaria, southeast Germany, on the early morning of July 3rd. The bus with two drivers was transporting around forty-six people from Saxony, eastern Germany, at the time. At least eighteen people lost their lives in the crash, while another thirty people sustained [...]

Freight Train Hits Passenger Bus in Central Germany; 3 Killed

Freight Train Hits Passenger Bus in Central Germany; 3 Killed

A freight train hit a passenger van at a railway crossing in the area of Lohma near Gera, Thuringia, Central Germany, on April 18th. The train dragged the van along for around 200 metres after hitting. All three passengers inside the van were killed. Initial investigations reveal that the barrier was closed at the time of accident.

Trains Crashed in Southern Germany; 9 Killed, 150 Injured

Trains Crashed in Southern Germany; 9 Killed, 150 Injured

Two trains crashed into each other on a single track near Bad Aibling, Bavaria, Germany, on the morning of February 9th. At least 9 people lost their lives in the crash while another 150 sustained minor to major injuries. The injured were taken to hospitals. The cause of crash in being investigated.

Train Crash in Germany Kills 2, Injures 20

Train Crash in Germany Kills 2, Injures 20

A train crashed into a tractor-trailer at a crossing near Ibbenbueren, western Germany, on May 16. Officials said a regional train, operated by a private company, was heading from Osnabrueck to Ibbenbueren when it rammed into a tractor-trailer that was carrying manure. Two people, including the train driver and a passenger, was killed in the [...]

4 Killed, 38 Injured in Germany Bus Crash

4 Killed, 38 Injured in Germany Bus Crash

A car crashed into a bus near Bad Hersfeld town in central Germany, on December 30. The authorities said the bus, carrying senior citizens from southern Germany, swerved off the road and fell down an embankment after the car hit it. Atleast 4 people were killed in the accident while 38 others were injured. Police spokesperson Thomas Rodemer [...]

Vechta Schoolbus Crash Injures Seven

Vechta Schoolbus Crash Injures Seven

Eighty students were aboard a school bus that struck a tree in Germany. The accident occurred in Vechta, Germany. The bus was picking up village children on the way to school when it veered off the road. Seven injured children were hospitalized after ambulances arrived on the scene. The rest of the students were examined at a hospital. [...]

Intercity Train Derails in Germany

Intercity Train Derails in Germany

What: Intercity train Where: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany When: Sept 12, 2011 Who: 14 people injured, including the driver, 800 aboard the train. Why: In St. Goar, the train derailed. An elderly Korean couple are among those injured. The locomotive was damaged, as are several meters of track. Injured passengers were initially housed [...]

Salzgitter Accident kills 2

Salzgitter Accident kills 2

What: Bus Where: Salzgitter, Germany When: April 24, 2011 Who: 2 fatalities, 4 hospitalized Why: The small bus veered off the road in the early morning. The bus struck a tree. There were six young people aboard. An eighteen year old girl and a seventeen year old boy died at the scene. Four others were hospitalized in serious [...]

Germany: Two Trains Collide

Germany: Two Trains Collide

What: A passenger train collided head on with a cargo train Where: Hordorf village, Germany When: January 30, 2011 Who: 10 fatalities, 33 injuries Why: In foggy conditions, the HarzElbeExpress passenger train moving at a high rate of speed on a single track between Magdeburg and Halberstadt and carrying 45 passengers collided head-on with a [...]

Snow Locks Down European Train Service

Snow Locks Down European Train Service

What: Frankfurt Winter freezes out Eastbound German Express Where: Frankfurt Germany When: Dec 2 Who: Hundreds of passengers Why: Passengers were provided sleeper carriages parked up in the station, because every hotel in the city was already booked out when they were stranded overnight after the German rail company cancelled an eastbound [...]

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