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Train Hits Fire Truck in New Jersey; 5 Injured

Train Hits Fire Truck in New Jersey; 5 Injured

A Hudson-Bergen Light Rail train de-railed after colliding into a fire truck near Sixth Street and Washington Boulevard in New Jersey on the evening of May 6th. The train's operator and 4 firefighters in the truck sustained injuries. The injured were taken to hospital. The train's windshield also broke in the crash. The cause of accident [...]

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.

Update On Rail Collision withAtlantic Station, NYC

Update On Rail Collision withAtlantic Station, NYC

The NTSB launched a team to investigate the rail accident that occurred on January 4, 2017 at 8:20 AM EST in Brooklyn, NY Atlantic Terminal in New York City. The team spent seven days on site. An electric Long Island Railroad passenger train struck a bumping post, derailed a number of M7cars, and resulted in multiple injuries. Dan Donoghue [...]

Train Crashes into Rickshaws in Pakistan; 7 Killed, 5 Injured

Train Crashes into Rickshaws in Pakistan; 7 Killed, 5 Injured

A train crashed into two rickshaws at a railway crossing near the town of Lodhran, Punjab, Pakistan, on the morning of January 6th. According to sources, the rickshaws were taking children to school at the time and there was heavy fog in the area. At least 6 children and one of the rickshaw drivers were killed in the crash. Five children [...]

Train Hits Car in England; 1 Killed

Train Hits Car in England; 1 Killed

A train struck a car at Marston level crossing in Lidlington, Central Bedfordshire, England, on the morning of January 3rd. The car driver was killed in the crash. No injuries were reported. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Train-Car Collision in Massachusetts Leaves 1 Dead

Train-Car Collision in Massachusetts Leaves 1 Dead

A Middleboro commuter rail train crashed into a car on the railroad tracks near Union and Water Streets in Holbrook, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, on the early afternoon of January 1st. According to sources, the car driver was trying to drive around the crossing gates when it was hit by the oncoming train. The car driver was killed in the [...]

Train-Car Crash in Egypt; 3 Killed

Train-Car Crash in Egypt; 3 Killed

A train crashed into a car on railroad tracks near the train station in Al-Ayyat, Egypt, on December 31st. According to sources, the train was travelling from Cairo to Al-Fayoum, when the car unexpectedly crossed its path. At least 3 people were killed whereas, no injuries were reported. The crash remains under investigation.

Man Killed after Getting Hit by Train in California

Man Killed after Getting Hit by Train in California

A man was hit by an Amtrak train near California Street and Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, Ventura County, California, on the midnight of December 27th. The man was seen sitting on the railroad tracks when the train was approaching. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

Train Carriages Derail in India Injuring at Least 61

Train Carriages Derail in India Injuring at Least 61

A train had two of its carriages derail off the tracks in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, on the morning of December 28th. At least 61 people suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to hospital. The crash presumably occurred due to the deteriorating rail network.

Man Killed after Getting Hit by Train in North Dakota

Man Killed after Getting Hit by Train in North Dakota

A train hit a pedestrian around the 1800 block of Main Avenue, Fargo, North Dakota, on the afternoon of December 25th. The man succumbed to his injuries and died. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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