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.
Six foreigners, including two Chinese citizens, died in the Moscow metro train wreck on Tuesday, a source in the city emergency services told Interfax.
The death toll in Tuesday's accident in the Moscow subway has risen to 22, a source in Moscow's medical circles said. "The overall number of those injured totals 162, 22 of them died," the source said. According to the source, there are currently 129 people injured in the accident in 15 hospitals.
July 16 has been declared the day of mourning for the victims of the accident in Moscow. Russia's President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to family and friends of the victims. "Vladimir Putin deeply condoles to the family and friends of the victims and wishes the soonest recovery to those injured in the accident," presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said in a statement.
Accident rescue operations on crash scene in Moscow Metro are over – said on Tuesday the head of Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia Vladimir Puchkov. He added that 21 people were killed in this accident.
Over 30 people were hurt as three cars of a Moscow metro train were derailed on the "blue" line, the Moscow emergency services told Interfax. "According to tentative reports, more than 30 people were hurt. Over 20 ambulance vehicles and rescuers rushed to the Slavyansky Boulevard station," the source said. He confirmed that "three cars came off the rail but did not capsize" due to a drop in contact wire voltage.
According to preliminary reports, four people were injured, as a metro train car derailed on Moscow's Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya blue metro line on Tuesday.
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.
The National Union of Liability Insurers will pay two million rubles to the relatives of five victims, who died in an accident in the Sakhalin area on June 10, the union said.
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.
A train carrying oil has derailed in Colorado with six oil-tankers over turned, Associated Press reports Saturday. The train consisted of 100 tank cars. The incident occurred at 8:00 local time (18:00 in Moscow) near the town of La Salle, about 70 kilometers North of Denver. A quantity of oil has spilled which emergency services are cleaning up to limit the consequences of the incident.
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.
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 Northern California town was reeling over the weekend after learning that a teenage boy was killed and a teenage girl was seriously injured after they were hit by a freight train while walking to a Sadie Hawkins Day dance.
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.
A train reportedly carrying crude oil derailed Thursday morning in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, according to media reports. There were at least five cars derailed, and one of them might have hit a building. The nearby area in the Westmoreland County town is being evacuated, although no injuries nor fire have been reported.
Ten cars with gas condensate derailed and caught fire in Kirov, announced on Wednesday State Department of Ministry of Emergency Situations in the region.
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.