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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.

Overcrowded Train Derails off Tracks in Cameroon; 75 Killed, 600 Injured

Overcrowded Train Derails off Tracks in Cameroon; 75 Killed, 600 Injured

An overcrowded passenger train derailed off the tracks between the cities of Yaoundé and Douala in Eseka. Cameroon, on October 23rd. According to sources, the train was carrying around 1400 people, instead of its capacity of 600 and derailed as the result of heavy load. At least 75 people were killed in the accident whereas more than 600 [...]

Woman Killed after Train Crashed into Car in New Hampshire

Woman Killed after Train Crashed into Car in New Hampshire

A freight train crashed into a Chevrolet Cruz car in Madbury, New Hampshire, on October 18th. The vehicle was parked across the tracks in the area of 303 Knox Road when the train hit it. The driver of the Chevrolet Cruz was killed in the accident. She was identified as Jacquelyn Rollins, 64. The crash is being investigated.

Trains Side Swiped on the Track in New York; 33 Injured

Trains Side Swiped on the Track in New York; 33 Injured

A Long Island Rail Road commuter train and a work train side-swiped in Long Island, New York, on the night of October 8th. According to sources, the work train somehow entered the same direction as the commuter train, causing it to veer off the track. At least 33 people sustained injuries. 4 of the injured were serious in condition. The [...]

5 Killed, 25 Injured as Train Crashes into Bus in Pakistan

5 Killed, 25 Injured as Train Crashes into Bus in Pakistan

A freight train crashed into a bus near Landa Phattak in Pattoki, Punjab, Pakistan, on October 7th. The train was heading from Lahore, Punjab, to Karachi, Sindh, when the bus carrying factory workers crashed into it. Five people were killed in the accident while 25 others were injured. The injured were taken to hospital.

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