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Canadian railway refuses to pay for disaster clean-up

Canadian Pacific Railway will appeal a government order to pay for the clean-up of a deadly train derailment in Canada's Quebec province in July.

Canadian railway refuses to pay for disaster clean-up
Almaty-1 train station. Photo courtesy of zhol.tv
Trains collide in Almaty again

An electric locomotive has collided with Almaty-Karaganda passenger train during the train's loading at Almaty-1 train station.

Trains collide in Almaty again
Spain train driver on phone at time of deadly crash
Spain train driver on phone at time of deadly crash

The driver of a train that derailed in Spain killing 79 people was on the phone to a coworker at the time of the accident, while the train was racing at nearly twice the speed limit.

Spain train driver on phone at time of deadly crash
Head-on train collision injures 35 in Switzerland: police
Head-on train collision injures 35 in Switzerland: police

Two trains collided head-on Monday in western Switzerland, injuring 35 passengers, at least five of them seriously.

Head-on train collision injures 35 in Switzerland: police
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy©
Station operator's mistake caused train crash in Almaty

According to the preliminary investigation, the accident at Almaty railway station was caused by a mistake of Almaty-2 station duty officer.

Station operator's mistake caused train crash in Almaty
Almaty-2 railway station. Tengrinews.kz file photo
Two trains collide in Almaty

Two trains have collided at Almaty-2 railway station.

Two trains collide in Almaty
Train crash driver charged as Spain mourns crash victims
Train crash driver charged as Spain mourns crash victims

The driver of a train that hurtled off the rails in Spain was charged Sunday with 79 counts of reckless homicide and released on bail after being questioned by a judge.

Train crash driver charged as Spain mourns crash victims
Driver in deadly Spain train crash faces probe
Driver in deadly Spain train crash faces probe

Spanish police were waiting Friday to question one of the drivers of a train that derailed, killing at least 80 passengers, amid media reports it was travelling at twice the speed limit.

Driver in deadly Spain train crash faces probe
77 dead in Spanish train crash: official
77 dead in Spanish train crash: official

A train hurtled off the tracks in northwest Spain killing at least 77 passengers and injuring more than 140.

77 dead in Spanish train crash: official
60 dead in Spanish train crash
60 dead in Spanish train crash

A train hurtled off the tracks in northwestern Spain on Wednesday killing 60 passengers and injuring more than 100 as carriages crumpled into each other in a smoking wreckage of tangled steel.

60 dead in Spanish train crash
From Mecca to Rio, Spain seeks buyers for high-speed rail
From Mecca to Rio, Spain seeks buyers for high-speed rail

Encouraged by a multi-billion euro contract to build a high-speed rail in Saudi Arabia, recession-hit Spain is fighting to win more lucrative train contracts abroad.

From Mecca to Rio, Spain seeks buyers for high-speed rail
Nazarbayev sends condolences to Hollande over rail crash near Paris
Nazarbayev sends condolences to Hollande over rail crash near Paris

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram with condolences to French President Francois Hollande over the rail crash at Bretigny-sur-Orge station near Paris.

Nazarbayev sends condolences to Hollande over rail crash near Paris
Search for answers after French rail crash kills six
Search for answers after French rail crash kills six

Investigators worked Saturday to determine the cause of a train crash near Paris that claimed six lives as the French transport minister warned that more victims could yet be found.

Search for answers after French rail crash kills six
Five dead, 40 missing in Canada train disaster    Origin: Canada
Five dead, 40 missing in Canada train disaster Origin: Canada

Officials in Canada said Sunday they have located five bodies so far in their grim search for victims from the catastrophic derailment of an oil-laden cargo train.

Five dead, 40 missing in Canada train disaster Origin: Canada
Huge explosion as freight train derails near Baltimore
Huge explosion as freight train derails near Baltimore

A freight train plowed into a garbage truck and derailed Tuesday near the US city of Baltimore, triggering a fire and a massive explosion that injured a driver and was reportedly felt for miles.

Huge explosion as freight train derails near Baltimore
Almaty-1-Altynkol train at Altynkol station. Photo by Alisher Akhmetov©
New passenger train Almaty-Khorgos launched

Kazakhstan businessmen can now get to the International Near-Border Cooperation Center Khorgos by railroad.

New passenger train Almaty-Khorgos launched
About 60 injured in US train accident: railroad
About 60 injured in US train accident: railroad

A rush-hour collision between two commuter trains in a suburb north of New York City resulted in dozens of people being injured late Friday.

About 60 injured in US train accident: railroad
Belgian chemical train accident toll rises to one dead, 49 injured
Belgian chemical train accident toll rises to one dead, 49 injured

The casualty toll in Belgium from the derailing of a train carrying highly toxic chemicals -- which exploded and sent spectacular strips of fire into the night sky -- rose dramatically Sunday to one dead and 49 injured.

Belgian chemical train accident toll rises to one dead, 49 injured
70 years on, Greek survivor recalls 'red sky over Birkenau'
70 years on, Greek survivor recalls 'red sky over Birkenau'

Heinz Kounio was put aboard the first train to transfer Jews from the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki to the Auschwitz death camp on March 15, 1943.

70 years on, Greek survivor recalls 'red sky over Birkenau'
Paris train services with Brussels, London resume
Paris train services with Brussels, London resume

High-speed train services resumed Wednesday between Paris, London and Brussels after heavy snow stopped them the day before.

Paris train services with Brussels, London resume