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Cargo Train Derails and Explodes in Bulgaria; 5 Killed, 25 Injured

Cargo Train Derails and Explodes in Bulgaria; 5 Killed, 25 Injured

A cargo train derailed off the tracks and burst into flames in Hitrino, Schumen, Bulgaria, on December 10th. According to sources, the train carrying propane-butane derailed and hit electricity line, which resulted in two explosions, destroying various buildings in the surrounding. At least 5 people were killed whereas, 25 suffered injuries [...]

Truck Collision with Train in Illinois Leaves 1 Injured

Truck Collision with Train in Illinois Leaves 1 Injured

A truck struck a train at railroad crossings on Plank Road and Peplow Road in Burlington, Kane County, Illinois, on the midnight of December 3rd. The 2011 International box truck driver failed to stop at a crossing, as a result of which it struck the side of a freight train, causing four of its railroad cars to derail. The truck driver was [...]

Indian Express Train Derails in Uttar Pradesh India; 119 Killed, 150 Injured

Indian Express Train Derails in Uttar Pradesh India; 119 Killed, 150 Injured

An Indian Express train derailed off the tracks and crashed in Uttar Pradesh, India, on November 20th. The train was travelling from Patna to Indore, at the time. At least 119 people were killed whereas; more than 150 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Train Collides with Milk Tanker in Netherlands; 18 Injured

Train Collides with Milk Tanker in Netherlands; 18 Injured

A train partly derailed after smashing into a milk tanker on a railway crossing in Winsum, Netherlands, on November 18th. According to sources, the train carrying 40 people crashed into the milk tanker while it was driving over an unguarded crossing. At least 18 people were taken to hospital with injuries of varying intensities. The crash [...]

Truck Hits Train in Illinois; 1 Injured

Truck Hits Train in Illinois; 1 Injured

A truck struck the side of a freight train and caused four of its cars to derails in Burlington Township, Kane County, Illinois, on the midnight of November 12th. According to sources, the accident occurred due to truck driver’s failure to reduce the speed at crossing. The driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Tram Crash in London Leaves 7 Dead, 50 Injured

Tram Crash in London Leaves 7 Dead, 50 Injured

A tram overturned to its side and crashed in Croydon, London, England, on the morning of November 9th. According to sources, the tram was travelling at a significantly high speed, which resulted in the accident. At least 7 people were killed whereas; more than 50 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to [...]

Train Collides with Pickup Truck in Thailand; 1 Injured

Train Collides with Pickup Truck in Thailand; 1 Injured

A train hit a pickup truck at a rail crossing in Bua Yai, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand, on the morning of November 6th. According to sources, the pickup driver crossed the stop line despite voice alarms, as a result of which his truck was struck by an oncoming train. The pickup truck driver received minor injuries in the crash [...]

Train Collision in Pakistan Leaves 21 Killed, 65 Injured

Train Collision in Pakistan Leaves 21 Killed, 65 Injured

A Fareed Express train collided into another stationary train near Landhi Railway Station, Karachi, Pakistan, on the morning of November 3rd. According to sources, the train driver failed to stop at the signal, which resulted in the fatal crash. At least 21 people were killed whereas more than 65 suffered injuries of varying [...]

CSX Trains Collide in Pennsylvania; 2 Injured

CSX Trains Collide in Pennsylvania; 2 Injured

Two CSX train collided head-on into each other in Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania on the morning of October 28th. At least 2 employees suffered injuries of unknown intensity. The injured were taken to hospital. The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

Trains Collide in South Africa; 1 Killed, 200 Injured

Trains Collide in South Africa; 1 Killed, 200 Injured

Two trains collided on the rail split in Tembisa, East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa, on October 24th. One person was killed in the crash whereas more than 200 passengers sustained injuries. The injured were taken to hospital. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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