Train derailment in US causes massive explosion, oil spill

 A train carrying crude oil derailed in the US state of West Virginia Monday, causing a massive explosion and an oil spill, as a state of emergency was declared in two counties of the state, media reported.

Railway Minister orders inquiry into train derailment

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday ordered an inquiry into the derailment of the Bangalore-Ernakulam Inter City Express and announced a compensation for the families of those killed in the mishap.

One dead, 65 hurt as train derails in Algiers suburb

A passenger train derailed in an eastern suburb of Algiers on Wednesday, leaving one person dead and 65 injured, emergency services said.

Amravati-Mumbai Express derails near Kalyan, no casualty

A general second class coach and engine of Amravati-Mumbai Express got derailed while the train was entering platform no 4 at Kalyan Railway Station in the wee hours of Thursday.

Maoists blow up tracks, goods train derails in Jharkhand
Maoists blow up tracks, goods train derails in Jharkhand

A goods train was derailed after Maoists blew up a stretch of railway tracks between Latehar and Bendi railway stations in Latehar district early Monday.

Twelve killed, 120 hurt in Moscow subway accident

Twelve people were killed on Tuesday and up to 120 injured when a Moscow underground train derailed between two stations during the morning rush hour, the Emergencies Ministry said.

Rail traffic restored partially in Bihar after derailment

Rail traffic disrupted due to the derailment of 12 bogies of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express in Bihar`s Saran district was restored partially Thursday, an official said.

72 trains affected due to Dibrugarh train derailment

At least 72 trains have been affected due to the derailment of the Dibrugarh Express in the early hours of this morning, according to Additional Director General (ADG) PR, Railways, Anil Saxena.

Freight train derails in Bihar, disrupts rail services

A container of a freight train derailed due to mechanical problems in Bihar`s Katihar district today disrupting movement of about a dozen trains on the route, a railway official said.

Outgoing PM expresses grief at loss of lives in train mishap

Outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today expressed grief over the loss of lives in Gorakhdham Express accident in Uttar Pradesh and directed the Railways to deploy full resources in rescue and relief operations.

UP train derailment: Death toll in Gorakhdham Express mishap rises to 40

At least twenty people were feared killed and many injured in a train collision mishap in eastern Uttar Pradesh as six bogies of Gorakhdham Express derailed and collided with a stationary goods train near Sant Kabir Nagar, reports said Monday.

New York subway train derailment injures 19

A New York City subway train carrying 1,000 passengers derailed just after the morning commute today leaving 19 people hurt, including four who had potentially serious injuries, rescue officials said.

Train derails in Assam, over 50 injured

Ten coaches of the 15666 BG Express derailed at Ajuri station near Morigaon in central Assam and over 50 passengers were injured, police said.

15 injured in train derailment in China

Fifteen persons were injured when a passenger train derailed in northeast China`s Heilongjiang Province early today morning, a news report said.

Derailment of goods train disrupt train services

Train services in Ranchi Rail Division has been affected following derailment of coal-laden goods train between Gangaghat and Gautamdhara railway stations in Ranchi district, railway sources said.

Freight train derails in Canada, homes evacuated

A freight train carrying crude oil and propane derailed and caught fire in a sparsely populated region of New Brunswick, leading to the evacuation of about two dozen nearby homes, authorities said.

Mexico migrant train derailment kills 6, injures 22

A cargo train carrying US-bound migrants derailed in a remote and swampy area of southeastern Mexico Monday, killing at least six people and injuring 22, officials said.

Canada runaway train blast toll rises to 13

Canadian authorities probing a deadly weekend train derailment in Quebec have said that the death toll has risen to 13.

Train derails in Russia, injures 76

As many as 76 people were injured after a passenger train derailed Sunday in Russia`s Krasnodar territory, local media said.

Normal traffic restored after rail mishap in TN

Southern Railways Thursday announced restoration of normal traffic on the Arakkonam-Katpadi sector, where a Karnataka-bound train derailed on Wednesday leaving one person dead and 33 persons injured.