Stories tagged: train crash
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane County: Three killed in train crash on Northern Pacific line between Cheney and Spokane
A century ago, three trainmen died instantly in a fiery collision 2 miles east of Marshall, between Spokane and Cheney.
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 6:45 A.M.
NTSB to probe Philadelphia trolley crash that hurt nearly 50
Federal crash investigators are heading to Philadelphia a day after a collision between two trolley cars injured nearly 50 people.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 10:02 A.M.
Iran state TV: Death toll in train collision increases to 43
A train collision in northern Iran killed at least 43 people and injured 100 on Friday, Iran’s state TV reported.
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 4:12 P.M.
Amtrak settles claims for 2015 fatal derailment for $265 million
Federal district Judge Legrome Davis on Thursday signed off on a $265 million settlement of claims against Amtrak for the derailment in Philadelphia of a commuter train on May 12, …
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016, 10:16 A.M.
Thousands flock to Cameroon hospitals in search of family
Thousands of Cameroonians have flocked to hospitals in the country’s two main cities on Sunday in search of corpses and survivors after an overloaded train derailed Friday, killing more than …
SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 2016, 8:20 A.M.
Cameroon train crash death toll as high as 73, rescuers say
The death toll from an overloaded train that derailed in Cameroon has risen, rescue workers and hospital staff said Saturday, estimating that at least 73 people had been killed.
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 8:18 P.M.
Overloaded train derails in Cameroon, killing at least 53
An overloaded train derailed along the route that links Cameroon’s two major cities on Friday, killing at least 53 people and injuring more than 300, the government said.
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 7:10 P.M.
Official: Investigators estimate train in New Jersey crash was speeding
Federal investigators estimate a commuter train was traveling two to three times the 10 mph speed limit when it slammed into a New Jersey rail station last week, a U.S. …
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 10:21 P.M.
NTSB: First recorder recovered from train crash wasn’t working
One data recorder recovered so far from the New Jersey Transit commuter train that crashed in Hoboken killing one and injuring more than 100 others was not functioning on the …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016, 11:15 A.M.
NTSB has yet to interview injured engineer in deadly crash
Federal investigators pulled one of the black box recorders from the wrecked commuter train at the Hoboken station and struggled to extract the second one Friday as they tried to …
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016, 12:52 P.M.
Report: Train didn’t heed stop signal in deadly Texas wreck
DALLAS – A train failed to heed a stop signal before it barreled head-on into another freight train last month in the Texas Panhandle, killing three, according to a preliminary …
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 10:44 A.M.
Three dead, 10 hospitalized as Belgian trains collide
A passenger train slammed at high speed into a slow-moving freight train in eastern Belgium, killing three people and sending 10 others to the hospital, authorities said Monday. The accident …
TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016, 9:53 A.M.
In deadly 2015 Amtrak wreck, NTSB blames distracted engineer
The speeding Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia last year, killing eight people, most likely ran off the rails because the engineer was distracted by word of a nearby commuter …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2016
100 years ago in Cheney: Officials debate space between trains at hearing on crash that killed five
From our archives, 100 years ago An emotional public hearing was held in Cheney to determine the cause of the passenger train collision that claimed five lives.
THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014, 8:25 A.M.
Director, 2 more indicted in fatal Ga. train crash
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The director of a movie about singer Gregg Allman and two others involved in the project have been indicted on criminal charges stemming from a fatal crash …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 6, 2013, 7:29 P.M.
Driver injured when train hits car in Spokane Valley
A 49-year-old woman sustained injuries when a train hit her car at the crossing on Park Road in Spokane Valley Friday evening.
THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2013, 7:46 A.M.
Death toll rises to 78 in Spanish train crash
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain — A Spanish train that hurtled off the rails and smashed into a security wall as it rounded a bend was going so fast that carriages …
SATURDAY, DEC. 5, 2009
Woman in serious condition after train crash
Spokane Valley firefighters provided advanced life support Tuesday when Maria L. Walsh’s minivan was broadsided by a train going 48 mph. But they didn’t have to cut apart the mangled …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 1, 2009, 9:35 A.M.
BNSF train strikes, kills man in Spokane Valley
Spokane Valley police are investigating the death of a 38-year-old man who was struck by a train early this morning along the BNSF Railway line in the vicinity of Park …
TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2009, 9:09 A.M.
DC Metro confirms earlier reports of 9 dead
Metro transit officials are confirming an earlier report that nine people were killed in a train collision.