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Mechanical failure blamed for Seoul train collision
Mechanical failure blamed for Seoul train collision

A malfunctioning automatic stopping system caused the recent collision of two subway trains in Seoul, officials said.

Mechanical failure blamed for Seoul train collision
New York subway train derailment injures 19
New York subway train derailment injures 19

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

New York subway train derailment injures 19
Toll in DR Congo train crash rises to 74 dead
Toll in DR Congo train crash rises to 74 dead

The toll in a train crash in DR Congo last week was raised to 74 dead on Sunday, the country's health minister said.

Toll in DR Congo train crash rises to 74 dead
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Condition of derailed train victims is satisfactory: Head Surgeon Kadyrov

Doctors have given information on the victims of the derailed Atyrau-Almaty train that were hospitalized after the accident.

Condition of derailed train victims is satisfactory: Head Surgeon Kadyrov
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Passenger train derailed in Kazakhstan's west, 44 injured

An Almaty-Atyrau passenger train has run off track in Aytrau Oblast in western Kazakhstan on Saturday, April 19.

Passenger train derailed in Kazakhstan's west, 44 injured
A view shows a car of the Orient Express train. ©Reuters/Charles Platiau
Step aboard Orient Express for journey back in time

The Orient Express lets out a whistle and a chug, just as it did 130 years ago when it pulled out of Paris's Gare de Strasbourg on its inaugural journey to Istanbul.

Step aboard Orient Express for journey back in time
A new electromotive. Photo courtesy of KTZ
Kazakhstan Temir Zholy: enhanced rolling stock

The tear and wear of Kazakhstan's rolling stock has been significantly reduced since 2008.

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy: enhanced rolling stock
Photo courtesy of Nice-Matin
Two killed as falling boulder derails train in French Alps

Two women were killed when a massive falling boulder hit a passing train in the French Alps on Saturday, leaving one of its carriages dangling precariously off a steep, snow-covered embankment.

Two killed as falling boulder derails train in French Alps
Container train
Container traffic between Europe and Asia through Kazakhstan grows 61%

Transit container traffic flow between Europe and Asia through Kazakhstan reached 5,630 TEU in 2013, which is 61% more than in 2012.

Container traffic between Europe and Asia through Kazakhstan grows 61%
French Transport Minister Frederic Cuvillier. Photo courtesy of wikimedia.org
France launches express rail project linking Paris to airport

France's government has launched a 1.7-billion-euro ($2.3 billion) project to link Paris to its main international airport, Charles de Gaulle, with an express train that will go into operation in a decade's time.

France launches express rail project linking Paris to airport
Nine dead in Indian train fire near Mumbai
Nine dead in Indian train fire near Mumbai

A fire on an overnight train killed at least nine people Wednesday with sleeping victims overcome by the flames and smoke as the blaze ripped through three carriages, a railways official said.

Nine dead in Indian train fire near Mumbai
Tokyo fire stops bullet trains, strands holidaymakers
Tokyo fire stops bullet trains, strands holidaymakers

A fire near a central Tokyo station threw parts of Japan's bullet train system into chaos on Friday, as tens of thousands of passengers tried to return home from New Year holidays.

Tokyo fire stops bullet trains, strands holidaymakers
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Evacuation in North Dakota town after fiery oil-train explosion

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.

Evacuation in North Dakota town after fiery oil-train explosion
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23 killed in fire on train in southern India: TV

A fire on an overnight train killed at least 23 people Saturday in southern India as it ripped through a carriage packed with sleeping passengers, local television networks reported.

23 killed in fire on train in southern India: TV
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China high-speed train kills four rail workers: report

A Chinese high-speed train killed four maintenance workers after a communication failure, state media reported Tuesday, the latest fatal incident on the country's flagship rail network.

China high-speed train kills four rail workers: report
Burning petroleum train near Kazakhstan's Aktau. ©Lada.kz
1200 cubic meters of oil in 17 tanks burnt in yesterday's petroleum train fire near Aktau

The train driver is in a grave condition with 3rd category burns of 30% of this body.

1200 cubic meters of oil in 17 tanks burnt in yesterday's petroleum train fire near Aktau
The accident site. ©Lada.kz
Petroleum train derailed by MAN oil tank truck, 10 tanks on fire in Aktau: KTZ comments

The fire started as a result of the train's collision with a MAN oil tank truck that belongs to Emiroil company; one man dead, one injured, one missing.

Petroleum train derailed by MAN oil tank truck, 10 tanks on fire in Aktau: KTZ comments
The accident site. ©Lada.kz
Petroleum train on fire in Aktau, 2 dead one missing

Oil tanks are on fire near Aktau city in western Kazakhstan. Both locomotive drivers were killed by the fire, truck driver is missing, reportedly on the run.

Petroleum train on fire in Aktau, 2 dead one missing
Six dead as Canada train smashes into bus
Six dead as Canada train smashes into bus

Screaming commuters were thrown from a double-decker bus when it ploughed into a passenger train at an Ottawa suburban crossing.

Six dead as Canada train smashes into bus
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20 wagons derail in Karaganda oblast

Karaganda transport prosecutors initiated a criminal case over derailment of 20 freight wagons at Karagan-Ozek station.

20 wagons derail in Karaganda oblast