Employees of the St. Petersburg metro thoroughly inspected all railroad switches and rails last night, the metro's administration says. On Tuesday, Moscow metro saw the biggest industrial catastrophe: a train derailed between the metro stations Park Pobedy and Slavyansky Bulvar. According to the latest reports, 23 people were killed and 150 were injured and sent to hospitals.
A passenger train collided with a stationary goods train in India's most populous state on Monday, killing at least 40 people and injuring more than 150, police and railway officials said, according to Reuters.
A passenger express train slammed into a stationary freight train in northern India on Monday, killing at least 10 people with others feared trapped in the wreckage, an official told AFP.
There is no reason for the recent train collision in the Moscow region to be qualified as a terrorist attack, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Russia's authorities are doing all they can to help victims of the Moscow region commuter train crash, President Vladimir Putin said during his meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Shanghai on Tuesday. "We are undertaking all possible measures to help the injured and will provide assistance to the families of people who died."
Six people died and 25 were injured in a train collision near the Bekasovo-1 station 60 kilometers west of Moscow, Russian Emergency Minister Vladimir Puchkov said Tuesday. "According to the latest reports, 25 people have been wounded, including one child. It is a girl, her condition has been described as moderate-to-severe," a spokesperson at the ministry's situation room said Tuesday.
A criminal investigation has been opened after two trains collided in the Moscow region on Tuesday, Russian Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin told Interfax.
Casualties were reported as a passenger and freight trains collided on Tuesday to the southwest of Moscow, a police source said.
The number of victims in the passenger train crash in India’s Maharashtra's Raigad district rose to 19, 57 have been injured, Indian NDTV reports.
At least 57 people were killed when a passenger train sped off the rails in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the government said Wednesday, raising an earlier death toll as difficult rescue operations continued in the remote, swampy area.
A Russian woman died in a train crash in the French Alps, Interfax was told at the Russian Consulate General in Marseille on Sunday."Unfortunately, we confirm the death of a Russian woman," a spokesman for the consulate said on the phone.
A Karachi-bound Khushhal Express travelling from Peshawar was struck by an explosion on the railway tracks near UmerKot in Rajanpur district of Punjab causing four bogies of the train to derail and killing at least three persons, DawnNews reported.
A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in the US state of North Dakota Monday, sending a massive plume of toxic smoke skyward and forcing the evacuation of part of a small town, US media reported.
As many as a dozen oil tank cars burst into flames in eastern North Dakota on Monday after a collision with another train, state officials said, the latest in a string of incidents that have raised alarms over growing oil-rail traffic.
The driver of a New York commuter train that derailed on Sunday, killing four people, told federal investigators he "zoned out" shortly before the crash, the driver's labor union leader said.
Alcohol tests conducted on the driver of a New York commuter train that derailed on Sunday, killing four people, have come back negative, National Transportation Safety Board member Earl Weener said on Wednesday.
US media pointed Tuesday toward human error as the cause of a deadly commuter train crash in New York, reporting that the driver either fell asleep or "zoned out."
The New York commuter train which derailed at the weekend leaving four people dead was traveling at nearly three times the recommended speed limit when it hurtled off the tracks, federal investigators said Monday.
There is no indication the derailment of a New York suburban commuter train on Sunday that killed four people was linked to the derailment of a freight train in the same location in July, a federal investigator said.