The Russian Investigative Committee has arrested two suspects in yesterday's Moscow metro tragedy. The incident occurred on Tuesday morning when a train derailed between the Park Podedy and Slavyansky Bulvar metro stations. According to the latest information, 22 people died and July 16 has been declared a day of mourning for the victims. Russia's President, Vladimir Putin, has expressed condolences to family and friends of those who died.
Damaged automobile bridges have caused a partial suspension of railway traffic in southeastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry's press service reports.
Unknown attackers blew up a railway bridge near Donetsk on Monday. It was the main route connecting central Ukraine and eastern regions of the country, Reuters reports. At the same time self-defense forces of eastern Ukraine announced that as of now they will have their own assault aviation and anti-aircrat guns which they seized from the Ukrainian army.
The head of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic Valery Bolotov said on Sunday that Kiev was to blame for recent blasts on railway tracks in east Ukraine, TASS reports.
Train services have ground to a halt after unknown persons blew up a section of a rail bridge just outside of the town of Orekhov in Ukraine's Zaporozhzhye region, the local branch of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry said in a press release.
The railroad tracks at the Donetsk railway were blown up under passing freight train. 14 wagons derailed, the brigade was not injured, said the Russian company.
A French railway strike entered its third day on Friday and the government said it feared one of the longest stoppages in years could drag into next week, disrupting end-of-school exams for thousands of students.
French rail chiefs SNCF have warned that a 24-hour strike, set to start on Tuesday evening, will cause "significant disruption" across the rail network. Even before it has began unions are threatening to extend the action if their demands aren't met.
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All restoration work has been completed and the traffic re-opened on the second main track. From now on, the movement of passenger and commuter trains in the Nara-Bekasovo-1 track is carried out in full.
China is reported to be planning a train line that would connect Beijing directly to the United States. According to the Beijing Times, Chinese officials are considering a route that would start in the country's northeast, thread through eastern Siberia and cross the Bering Strait through a 125 mile-long tunnel beneath the Pacific Ocean and into Alaska.
An Indian official says a train has crashed into a jeep at an unmanned railroad crossing in northern Uttar Pradesh state, killing 13 members of a wedding party and injuring three others.
A passenger train derailed in western India on Sunday, killing at least 10 people and injuring 57 others.
Railway service around Slavyansk has been suspended following the launch of Kiev-led operations against federalization activists that was kicked off early on Friday.
Hundreds of Eurostar commuters suffered severe delays on Thursday after a lightning strike sparked a fire on the English side of the cross-channel rail link, forcing one train to turn back.
Hundreds of men at the Olkhovaya railway station near Lugansk in eastern Ukraine have blocked a train carrying military hardware to the Ukrainian-Russian border.
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Damage control operations at the site where 12 coal-laden railway cars swerved off the rails on Thursday morning are to be completed, according to preliminary data, by the end of Thursday, Alexander Artamonov, an official of the Far Eastern Railway (FER) press service, told Itar-Tass at the scene of the incident.
The fire of oil tank cars in the territory of the Ryazan oil refinery was caused by gross violation of the safety regulations and negligence by railway workers and the manoevre crew at the station of Stenkino-2 of the Moscow-Ryazan section of the Moscow Railway, a Rosneft source said in a statement, commenting on the railroad accident that occurred late on Wednesday in Ryazan at the Rosneft-owned local oil refinery.
A criminal case has been launched in relation to the deadly explosion in Volgograd under two articles of the Criminal Code - act of terrorism and the illegal turnover of arms and ammunition, official spokesman for the Investigative Committee of Russia Vladimir Markin has said to Interfax.