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 ...

Seoul subway trains crash; scores hospitalized

May 2, 2014

Seoul subway trains crash; scores hospitalized

A subway train plowed into the back of another train at a station in South Korea’s capital on Friday, injuring about 200 people, including about 150 who were hospitalized with bruises and other mostly minor injuries, officials said. Local media reported there were long ...

Mar 31, 2014

Tokyo Metro unveils subway navigation app for visitors

by Masaaki Kameda

Tokyo Metro Co. is providing a free smartphone application to help foreigners navigate the capital’s subway system. Tokyo Subway Navigation for Tourists will be available for Android phones through Google Play on Tuesday and “sometime soon” for iPhones at Apple’s App Store, Tokyo Metro ...

Mar 28, 2013

Mobile service now available on all Tokyo subway lines

The last stretch of Toei Subway’s four lines was connected to the mobile phone network Wednesday, making mobile access available on all Tokyo subway lines. Tokyo Metro Co., the other, larger subway operator in the capital, took all nine of its lines online last ...