Dec 21, 2015

Spain fairground train flips, injuring 10

Spain's emergency service says six adults and four children were injured when a small, fairground train overturned in a southwestern town. The accident took place late Saturday in Arroyo de San Servan, and although four of the injured, including two children, were allowed to go ...

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 ...

May 21, 2015

Feds investigating if Amtrak engineer was using phone at time of fatal crash

Investigators are combing through phone records, locomotive data, radio transmissions and surveillance video to determine if the engineer in last week's deadly Amtrak derailment was using his cellphone while at the controls, federal authorities said Wednesday. Union officials offered new details on how the ...

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 dramatic ...