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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.

Train Smashes into Pickup Truck in Thailand; Truck Driver Killed

Train Smashes into Pickup Truck in Thailand; Truck Driver Killed

A passenger train crashed into a pickup truck at an unmanned railway crossing in Ban Na Doem, Surat Thani Province, Thailand, on the night of October 6th. The train was travelling from Sungai Kolok to Bangkok, when it hit the truck passing through the crossing. The truck driver was killed on the spot. All 650 passengers and crew members [...]

Train Smashes into Herd in England; 11 Cows Killed

Train Smashes into Herd in England; 11 Cows Killed

A passenger train crashed into a herd in Peterborough, England, on the morning of October 2nd. As a result of the crash, 11 cows were killed and 15 went missing. All passengers and the driver remained unharmed whereas the train received minor damage.

Freight Train Hits Truck in Washington; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

Freight Train Hits Truck in Washington; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

A farm truck was hit by a freight train near 32100 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood, Snohomish County, Washington, on the evening of September 27th. The truck was carrying 2 men at the time. One of them was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man was taken to hospital with injuries of unknown intensity. The crash remains under investigation.

Passenger Trains Collide Head-On in Algeria; 1 Killed, 78 Injured

Passenger Trains Collide Head-On in Algeria; 1 Killed, 78 Injured

Two passenger trains collided head-on into each other in Boudouaou, Boumerdes, Algeria, on September 24th. According to sources, the trains were travelling on the route between Algiers and Thenia, when the collision occurred. One of the train drivers was killed in the crash, whereas more than 78 people suffered injuries of varying [...]

Bus Passengers Miraculously Escape Train Crash in Australia

Bus Passengers Miraculously Escape Train Crash in Australia

A passenger train crashed into a bus near Alderley train station, South Pine Rd, Queensland, Australia, on the afternoon of September 20th. According to sources, the bus was on the railway track when the train signal flashed and all passengers immediately disembarked the bus. The bus was destroyed completely in the crash. All passengers [...]

Train Crashes into Car in Australia; 2 Killed

Train Crashes into Car in Australia; 2 Killed

A car was struck by an express train on a railway track at Surrey Hills Station, Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia, on the afternoon of September 13th. According to sources, the train driver could not see the car due to a blind curve on the tracks, which resulted in the crash. The 2 women in the car were killed in the crash. The crash [...]

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