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Amtrak Track Sheared in Two, 21 Injured

Amtrak Track Sheared in Two, 21 Injured

What: Amtrak San Joaquin Passenger train 714 en route from Oakland to Bakersfield Where: South Valley at the intersection of Central Valley Highway and Shafter Avenue in Shafter When: August 6, 2010 4 pm Who: (at least) 21 injuries reported; 219 passengers Why: The train struck a semi that was reported both as stalled and as attempting to [...]

Benton County Train Crash

Benton County Train Crash

BENTON COUNTY-AUGUST 5 2010-Matthew Musser's tractor collided with a train by the Earl Park grain elevator, on County Road 550 North Benton County around 3:30 Thursday afternoon. Musser failed to yield to the train. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The County Road crossing has no cross arms.

Collision at Zurich Train Station

Collision at Zurich Train Station

What: Train scheduled from Zurich to Brugg Where: Zurich’s main train station When: Friday, 6 August, 2010 Who: 6 injured Why: The train was leaving the station for Brugg when it collided with a construction train. There was no disruption of service and the four men and two women who were injured did not include railway workers. Five [...]

Fireman Attacked by Australian Train

Fireman Attacked by Australian Train

What: 24 car train Where: Kelsey Creek near Proserpine, Queensland When: August 1 2010 Who: Andrew MacDonald Why: Andrew MacDonald, a 48-year-old fireman working at Proserpine Sugar Mill had stopped to hydrate when a connecting pin came loose on the train. He rounded the corner, 18 loose bins came down on the train, pushing the engine over [...]

Sound Transit Light Rail Collision

Sound Transit Light Rail Collision

What: Sound Transit Light Rail Where: South Seattle When: August 3 2010 Why: A northbound train collided with a pickup which made an illegal left on a red light from Martin Luther King Jr. Way onto South Dawson Street. Buses temporarily picked up the traffic while service was suspended but it was operating again by late afternoon.

Montana Train Derails

Montana Train Derails

What: Montana Rail Link Freight train en route from Powder River Basin to Oregon Where: East of Drummond near I-90 When: 5 a m Sunday August 2 Why: Forty two cars of a 115 car train carrying coal derailed seven miles east of Drummond just after 5 a.m. on Sunday on Drummond's main rail line. No injuries are reported but 39 train cars were [...]

21 Year Old Struck by Train

Bryan Clifton Brady, 21, of Paso Robles was struck by a train near the intersection of 12th St. in Paso Robles. His death occurred at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 31 and was witnessed by the train’s engineer and the conductor who tried to stop the 78-car train. He was found north of the intersection of 12th St. Brady on the tracks. The [...]

London Potters Bar Rail Crash Judgement

London Potters Bar Rail Crash Judgement

Poor maintenance and failed inspections were the cause of the crash in May 2002, just south of Potters Bar rail station, according to the jury's decision; and union bosses are being raked over the coals over their delay in holding an inquest. Inspections were not carried out properly and employees inspecting the tracks werein adequately trained, [...]

Three Teenaged Girls Free Wheelchair bound Man from Tracks

Indiana-Mike Schneider was coming home from the store in his wheelchair when he ran into a little problem. Jordan McCarty, Chelsea Stephens and Holly Handshoe on the way to rent a movie when they came across Mike trapped on the Norfolk Southern tracks. An unidentified man also helped dislodge the wheelchair, which was dislodged a mere two [...]

Potters Bar Rail Crash 8 Years Later

Potters Bar Rail Crash 8 Years Later

In the Potters Bar rail crash, on 10 May 2002, a northbound train going at a high speed derailed, killing seven and injuring 76. Parts of the train ended up wedged between the station platforms and building. The inquest concluded that a points failure was responsible. Union bosses accuse rail chiefs. View Larger Map Criminal prosecutions [...]

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