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1 Killed, 22 Injured After Trains Collide in Austria

1 Killed, 22 Injured After Trains Collide in Austria

An intercity train collided with a regional passenger train in Styria, Austria, on February 12th. The accident happened in Niklasdorf when the intercity train as heading to Saarbruecken, Germany. One person was killed in the crash. Twenty-two others, including three children, were injured. The cause of crash is under investigation.

Amtrak Train Collides with Freight Train in South Carolina; 2 Dead

Amtrak Train Collides with Freight Train in South Carolina; 2 Dead

An Amtrak passenger train crashed into a freight train in South Carolina, on February 4th. The accident happened in Cayce, when Amtrak's Silver Star train was heading from New York to Miami while the CSX freight train was parked on a side track. Two people were killed in the crash. Over seventy people were injured and were taken to [...]

Amtrak Train Crashes into Car in North Carolina; Two Dead

Amtrak Train Crashes into Car in North Carolina; Two Dead

An Amtrak train crashed into a car at a railroad crossing in Nash County, North Carolina, on January 14th. Authorities said the accident happened at the crossing near South East Railroad Street and East Nash Street, when the car driver tried to beat the oncoming train. A husband and wife were aboard the car at the time; both were killed in [...]

Passenger Train Crashes in South Africa; 19 Killed

Passenger Train Crashes in South Africa; 19 Killed

A passenger train crashed into a lorry in Free State, South Africa, on January 4th. The accident happened at a level crossing near Kroonstad, when the train was heading from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg, South Africa. Nineteen people were killed in the crash. Over two hundred others were injured. The accident is being investigated.

Dozens Injured as Double-Decker Train Crashes in Spain

Dozens Injured as Double-Decker Train Crashes in Spain

A commuter train crashed into a track buffer at a station near Madrid, Spain, on December 22nd. The accident happened as the double-decker commuter train approached the end of a track at Alcala de Henares station. Around forty people were injured in the accident. The cause of accident is being investigated.

Amtrak Train Derails in Washington State; At Least 3 Killed, 100 Injured

Amtrak Train Derails in Washington State; At Least 3 Killed, 100 Injured

An Amtrak train derailed near DuPont, Washington, on December 18th. The accident happened when the Amtrak Cascades train 501 was heading from Seattle Washington, to Portland, Oregon. At least three people were killed in the crash. Around hundred others were injured. The cause of accident is being investigated.

Train Crashes into School Bus in France; Five Children Dead, Several Injured

Train Crashes into School Bus in France; Five Children Dead, Several Injured

A train crashed into a school bus in the village of Millas in southern France, on December 14th. The accident happened at a level crossing when the school bus was transporting around twenty children home from the Christian Bourquin school, Millas. Four children were killed in the crash. The bus driver and at least sixteen other children were [...]

Train Crashes into Car in New Jersey; One Killed

Train Crashes into Car in New Jersey; One Killed

A train crashed into a car at Columbia Avenue railroad crossing in Dumont, New Jersey, on November 18th. Authorities said the car driver, a 54-year-old man, ignored the gates and stopped on the tracks. He was killed in the crash. The accident remains under investigation.

28 Injured in Singapore Train Collision

28 Injured in Singapore Train Collision

A Singapore mass transit train crashed into another at Joo Koon station of the city state, on November 15th. According to a joint statement issued by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and train operator SMRT, “At 8.19am, a second train stopped behind the first faulty train. At 8.20am, the second train moved forward unexpectedly, and came [...]

At Least 34 Killed, 26 Injured After Train Crashes in Congo

At Least 34 Killed, 26 Injured After Train Crashes in Congo

A train crashed in Lualaba province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on November 12th. The accident happened in Buyofwe, when the train was transporting passengers and cargo from Lubumbashi to Luena. Several train cars caught fire after the crash. At least thirty-four people were killed in the crash. At least twenty-six others [...]

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