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Passenger Trains Collide in South Africa; At Least 3 Dead, Over 300 Injured

Passenger Trains Collide in South Africa; At Least 3 Dead, Over 300 Injured

Two passenger trains collided in Pretoria, South Africa, on January 8th. Authorities said the accident happened near Mountain View train station during early morning rush hour. At least three people were killed in the crash. Over three hundred others were injured.

Train Crashes into Bus in Serbia; 5 Dead

Train Crashes into Bus in Serbia; 5 Dead

A train crashed into a bus at a railroad crossing near the city of Nis, Serbia, on December 21st. The accident happened when the bus was transporting passengers, including school students, from surrounding villages to Nis. Five people were killed in the crash. Several others were injured.

Train Crash in Turkey Leaves At Least Nine Dead

Train Crash in Turkey Leaves At Least Nine Dead

A high-speed train crashed into a locomotive at a station in Ankara, Turkey, on December 13th. The accident happened when the high-speed train was on its way to Konya. At least nine people were killed in the crash. At least forty-six others were injured.

Train Derails Near Barcelona; 1 Dead, 44 Injured

Train Derails Near Barcelona; 1 Dead, 44 Injured

A train derailed outside Barcelona, Spain, on November 20th. Authorities believe that a landslide caused the crash between the towns of Terrassa and Manresa. One person was killed in the crash while forty-four others were injured.

Train Derails in Taiwan; At Least 18 Killed, Over 180 Injured

Train Derails in Taiwan; At Least 18 Killed, Over 180 Injured

A train derailed near Xinma Station in Yilan county, Taiwan, on October 22nd. The accident happened when the Puyuma Express train was transporting three hundred and sixty-six passengers from Shulin in New Taipei City to Taitung City. At least eighteen people were killed in the crash. Over one hundred and eighty others were injured. The [...]

Train Crashes into Crowd in India; At Least 59 Dead

Train Crashes into Crowd in India; At Least 59 Dead

A train plows into a crowd of people near Amritsar, India, on October 19th. The victims were on the railway tracks watching celebrations of Hindu festival Dusshera when the commuter train ran over them. At least fifty-nine people were killed in the crash. Several others were injured. An investigation into the incident is underway.

Train Derails in Morocco; At Least 6 Dead, Over 70 Injured

Train Derails in Morocco; At Least 6 Dead, Over 70 Injured

A train derailed in Bouknadel, Morocco, on October 16th. The accident happened between the capital city of Rabat and the town of Kenitra. At least six people were killed in the crash. Over seventy others were injured. The cause of crash is being investigated.

Train Crashes in Northwest Turkey; 10 Killed, Over 70 Injured

Train Crashes in Northwest Turkey; 10 Killed, Over 70 Injured

A passenger train derailed in northwest Turkey, on July 8th. The train was heading from Uzunkopru in Edirne province, to Istanbul, when five wagons came off the tracks. Ten people were killed in the crash. Over seventy others were injured. Authorities believe the accident happened due to heavy rain and a landslide on the tracks.

Train Crashes into Truck in Italy; 2 Killed, 20 Injured

Train Crashes into Truck in Italy; 2 Killed, 20 Injured

A train crashed into a truck just outside Turin in northern Italy, on May 23rd. The accident happened when the regional train 10027 was heading from Turin to Ivrea, Italy. At least two people were killed in the accident, including the train driver and a technician. Twenty others were injured and were taken to hospitals.

Train Crashed into Bakkie in Cape Town; 7 Dead

Train Crashed into Bakkie in Cape Town; 7 Dead

A train crashed into a bakkie in Cape Town, South Africa, on April 27th. The accident happened at the Buttskop level crossing in Blackheath, Cape Town. There were seven people aboard the bakkie at the time; all of them were killed in the crash.

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