Apr 25, 2017

Victims of JR West derailment remembered 12 years after tragedy

The families of the 107 people killed in a 2005 train derailment in Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, observed the 12th anniversary of the disaster on Tuesday and mourned the victims of the accident apparently caused by inadequate safety measures. West Japan Railway Co., also known as ...

Amtrak train Vermonter hits rockslide, jumps tracks; four taken to hospital

Oct 6, 2015

Amtrak train Vermonter hits rockslide, jumps tracks; four taken to hospital

A passenger train headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., derailed in central Vermont on Monday after apparently striking rocks that were on the tracks. No life-threatening injuries were reported. The Vermonter train derailed near Roxbury, about 20 miles (30 km) southwest of the capital, Montpelier. Montpelier ...

Rush-hour Moscow subway train derails; 21 dead, 136 hurt

Jul 16, 2014

Rush-hour Moscow subway train derails; 21 dead, 136 hurt

A subway train derailed Tuesday deep below Moscow's streets, twisting and mangling crowded rail cars at the height of the morning rush hour. At least 21 people were killed, Russian officials said, and 136 were hospitalized, many with serious injuries. The Russian capital's airports and ...