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World's costliest train station opens in NY at 9/11 site
World's costliest train station opens in NY at 9/11 site

The world's most expensive train station opened Thursday in New York, nearly $2 billion over budget and years behind schedule.

World's costliest train station opens in NY at 9/11 site
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Kazakhstan's national companies face major restructuring

Kazakhstani national companies will soon be facing a major restructuring.

Kazakhstan's national companies face major restructuring
Hundreds in US pay tribute to French train heroes
Hundreds in US pay tribute to French train heroes

Hundreds of people waving American flags lined the streets of Sacramento to pay tribute to three local heroes who helped thwart a train attack in France.

Hundreds in US pay tribute to French train heroes
Photo © Tengrinews.kz
China to invest $600m in Kazakh railway company

China plans investing $600 million in projects of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), a Kazakh railway company.

China to invest $600m in Kazakh railway company
US train attack hero to be nominated for Airman's Medal
US train attack hero to be nominated for Airman's Medal

The US serviceman who was wounded while foiling a gun attack on a train in Europe will be nominated for the Air Force's highest medal for non-combat bravery.

US train attack hero to be nominated for Airman's Medal
Police quiz gunman over French train attack
Police quiz gunman over French train attack

French investigators were interrogating a man who was overpowered by three young Americans after he opened fire with a Kalashnikov on a trainbetween Amsterdam and Paris.

Police quiz gunman over French train attack
Photo courtesy of KTZ press office
New transportation opportunities for Trans-Caspian Route: Nomad express container train welcomed in Baku

On August 3, Baku welcomed the Nomad express container train traveling from Shihezi, China to Georgia via Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan

New transportation opportunities for Trans-Caspian Route: Nomad express container train welcomed in Baku
Photo courtesy of Ministry of Internal Affairs
Freight train runs off the track in Aktobe Oblast, Kazakhstan

20 train wagons have run off the track in Aktobe Oblast, western Kazakhstan. 6 wagons caught fire.

Freight train runs off the track in Aktobe Oblast, Kazakhstan
Death toll from Pakistan train accident rises to 17: army
Death toll from Pakistan train accident rises to 17: army

The death toll from a Pakistan rail accident has risen to 17, the army said Friday, the day after a special military train fell into a canal when a bridge partially collapsed.

Death toll from Pakistan train accident rises to 17: army
FBI asked to probe if derailed train was struck by projectile
FBI asked to probe if derailed train was struck by projectile

The FBI is being called in to determine if a projectile struck a commuter train before it crashed in the US city of Philadelphia this week, killing eight people.

FBI asked to probe if derailed train was struck by projectile
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy press office.
New Lianyungang-Almaty container train launched

A new regular container train Lianyungang-Almaty has been launched on February 25.

New Lianyungang-Almaty container train launched
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Mexico stops migrants from climbing 'Beast' train

Mexican authorities have launched operations to block Central American migrants from illegally hitching rides on a freight train.

Mexico stops migrants from climbing 'Beast' train
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India train hits school bus, at least 11 children dead

A passenger train rammed into a school bus in southern India on Thursday killing at least 11 children, with fears the death toll could rise further, officials said.

India train hits school bus, at least 11 children dead
Russia detains two over deadly Moscow metro crash: investigators
Russia detains two over deadly Moscow metro crash: investigators

Russian investigators said on Wednesday they had detained two Moscow metro workers in a probe into a devastating crash that killed 22 people and injured dozens.

Russia detains two over deadly Moscow metro crash: investigators
One dead, dozens injured as Moscow metro train derails
One dead, dozens injured as Moscow metro train derails

One person died and dozens were injured after a train derailed in the Moscow metro on Tuesday, the Interfax news agency reported citing medics.

One dead, dozens injured as Moscow metro train derails
©Reuters/Damir Sagolj
Australian police charge woman for 'racist' train rant

Australian police have charged a woman for racially abusing passengers on a train after a video recording her tirade was posted online and went viral, sparking a social media backlash.

Australian police charge woman for 'racist' train rant
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Four dead as India train derails, sabotage suspected

A passenger train derailed in eastern India on Wednesday, killing four people after a blast suspected to have been triggered by Maoist rebels, a top railway official said.

Four dead as India train derails, sabotage suspected
France hit by national train strike
France hit by national train strike

French commuters faced traffic chaos Wednesday amid a national train strike called by trade unions in protest against a proposed railway reform aimed at containing the sector's soaring debt.

France hit by national train strike
Death toll from India train crash hits 23: officials
Death toll from India train crash hits 23: officials

The death toll from a train crash in northern India rose to 23 after more bodies were recovered from inside mangled passenger carriages, officials said.

Death toll from India train crash hits 23: officials
Six wounded in knife attack at Chinese train station: police
Six wounded in knife attack at Chinese train station: police

Six people were wounded in a knife attack at a Chinese train station Tuesday, police said, after a string of violent episodes at transport hubs authorities blame on "terrorists" from the restive region of Xinjiang.

Six wounded in knife attack at Chinese train station: police