Nepalese man honored for saving woman

May 23, 2014

Nepalese man honored for saving woman

Tokyo police on Friday presented a letter of appreciation to a 21-year-old Nepalese man for rescuing a woman who had fallen onto the tracks at JR Yotsuya Station on May 11. Anuj Raj Karki, a part-time worker and Tokyo resident, was honored for the ...

Two killed as boulder derails popular train in French Alps

Feb 10, 2014

Two killed as boulder derails popular train in French Alps

Two women were killed when a massive falling boulder hit a passing train in the French Alps on Saturday, leaving one of its carriages dangling precariously off a steep, snow-covered embankment. Eight people were injured in the accident, which took place as the train ...

May 20, 2013

Probe opened into U.S. train crash

Officials opened an investigation Saturday into a rush-hour collision between two commuter trains that injured more than 70 passengers and severed a key rail link. Train service in the busy Northeast corridor from New York City to New Haven, Connecticut, used by tens of ...

Truck driver held over train wreck

Feb 14, 2013

Truck driver held over train wreck

Police on Wednesday arrested a truck driver for allegedly causing a six-car passenger train to derail the day before in Takasago, Hyogo Prefecture, leaving 15 people injured. All six cars of the Sanyo Electric Railway Co. train left the tracks. Keiichiro Endo, 36, was ...