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Passenger Train Crashes in India; At Least 23 Killed, Over 100 Injured

Passenger Train Crashes in India; At Least 23 Killed, Over 100 Injured

A passenger train derailed in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India, on August 19th. The accident happened when the Kalinga-Utkal Express train was en-route from Puri, Odisha, to Haridwar, Uttarakhand. At least twenty-three people were killed in the crash. Over a hundred others were injured. The accident is under investigation.

Trains Hit Each Other in Johannesburg; 1 Killed, 102 Injured

Trains Hit Each Other in Johannesburg; 1 Killed, 102 Injured

Two trains hit each other between Olifantsfontein and Elandsfontein in the east of Johannesburg on June 1st. The accident happened when a Business Express train was coming from Pretoria crashed into an empty train going towards Leralla station. Numerous carriages leaned to their sides after the crash. The trains were manually authorised to [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

Trains Collide in Pakistan; 6 Killed, 150 Injured

Trains Collide in Pakistan; 6 Killed, 150 Injured

A passenger train collided with a stationary freight train in Multan, Central Punjab, Pakistan, on the afternoon of September 15th. According to sources, the Karachi-bound Awam Express crashed into a goods train after failing to stop at a red signal. At least 6 people were killed in the crash, while another 150 suffered injuries of varying [...]

Person Struck, Killed by Amtrak Train in Connecticut

Person Struck, Killed by Amtrak Train in Connecticut

An Amtrak train hit and killed a person near Milford train station in Milford, Connecticut, on April 29th. According to an Amtrak spokesperson, an adult trespasser was hit by the the Acela Express service train operating from Washington to Boston. The identity of the deceased is not known at the moment. The accident is being investigated.

Casino Bus Hits Building in Queens; 6 Injured

Casino Bus Hits Building in Queens; 6 Injured

A Resorts World Casino bus crashed into a building in Rego Park, Queens, New York, at around 2:20 P.M. on August 24th. According to Deputy Assistant Fire Chief Edward Ferrier, “The bus had lost control, veered off right and struck the building.” The driver, 4 passengers, and a person who was in the building, sustained injuries in the [...]

Express Bolt Bus Strikes Guard Rail

Express Bolt Bus Strikes Guard Rail

At 3 pm on April 20, when the driver of an Express Bolt tour bus en route from Philadelphia to New York lost control on I-295, he struck a guardrail in Hamilton Township New Jersey. Some of the passengers said that a tire blew. The bus did not impact another vehicle. Fifty passengers were aboard. One person sustained a hip injury, but most [...]