Fiery crash at Cairo train station kills 20

World Feb 27, 2019

Fiery crash at Cairo train station kills 20

A hurtling train crashed, derailed and caught fire at Cairo's main station on Wednesday, killing at least 20 people in the latest disaster to strike Egypt's rundown railways. The country's transportation minister resigned hours after the accident. A train engine appeared to have slammed into the ...

National Oct 3, 2017

Tokyo commuter-train driver admits to sleeping at controls

A 31-year-old male driver briefly fell asleep at the controls of a commuter train traveling at 120 kilometers per hour (75 mph) in the Tokyo metropolitan area in September, the railway operator said Tuesday. Keikyu Corp. said the case came to light after a female ...