train collisions - updates

Rappler's latest stories on train collisions


Pakistan train collision kills 11, injures 78

Jul 11, 2019 - 1:48 PM

(UPDATED) The incident takes place in Rahim yar Khan district in Punjab province when a passenger train coming from the eastern city of Lahore rams into a goods train that stopped at a crossing, a senior government official says

At least 2 dead, more than 100 hurt in South Carolina train collision

Feb 04, 2018 - 8:56 PM

(UPDATED) It is the 3rd deadly incident involving an Amtrak train since December, raising questions about the safety of the US national railway service

COLLISION. An Amtrak train travelling between New York and Miami collided with a CSX freight train. Photo by Rappler

More than 50 injured in Thai train crash

Mar 27, 2015 - 10:14 AM

The collision occurs Thursday evening in Ayutthaya province when a rapid train from Bangkok to Denchai slams into the back of a stationary express train

Passengers injured in Swiss train collision

Feb 20, 2015 - 3:24 PM

The collision occurs at the train station at Rafz a town some 30 kilometers 19 miles north of Zurich overturning train carriages

Brazil train collision leaves 158 injured

Jan 06, 2015 - 9:39 PM

One of the trains which had stopped at a station is rammed from behind by another train on the same track at Mesquita 34 kilometers outside Rio de Janeiro

S. Korea trains collide, one dead, scores injured

Jul 22, 2014 - 6:30 PM

The train collision is the latest in a series of accidents that have made public transport safety a hot button issue following the Sewol ferry disaster in April that killed around 300 people

Death toll from India train crash hits 23: officials

May 27, 2014 - 3:30 PM

The passenger express was travelling to Gorakhpur city in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Monday when it plowed into a stationary freight train at a local station

200 injured as subway trains collide in Seoul

May 02, 2014 - 3:54 PM

2nd UPDATE There are no reported fatalities Only an elderly woman has a fracture and is seriously hurt while more than 150 have received treatment for minor cuts or sprains

60 injured, 5 critical in US train accident

May 18, 2013 - 12:12 PM

UPDATED The crash occurred between a train headed to New York and one traveling the opposite direction headed to New Haven Connecticut