Stories tagged: train
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 11:01 a.m.
Man arrested in London train attack; threat level remains ‘critical’
Police have arrested an 18-year-old man on England’s southeast coast in connection with the detonation of an improvised bomb on a London tube train that injured at least 29 people.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 12:03 p.m.
Stateless Mikheil Saakashvili breaks through into Ukraine
Mikheil Saakashvili’s strategy for returning to Ukraine despite the revocation of his citizenship changed Sunday when the stateless ex-officeholder boarded a train that runs from Poland straight into the Ukrainian …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 7:25 a.m.
42 hurt in train crash outside Philadelphia
A SEPTA Norristown High Speed Line train carrying passengers ran into an unoccupied train early Tuesday inside the 69th Street Transportation Center in Upper Darby, injuring 42 people, officials said.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
Train collision in northern Egypt kills 43; 122 injured
Two passenger trains collided on Friday just outside Egypt’s Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, killing 43 people, according to authorities, the country’s deadliest rail accident in more than a decade.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 3:44 p.m.
Most residents allowed home after Pennsylvania derailment
Authorities say most residents are being allowed to return to the homes they were forced to leave after a train derailment and resulting fires in their small Pennsylvania town.
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Amtrak derailment on Washington coast caused by human error
Human error caused an Amtrak passenger train to derail as it headed north along the Washington state coast.
Wed., July 5, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
Amtrak train derailed on special section of track
The Amtrak train that derailed Sunday was traveling through a section of track that contains a switch that will nudge a train off-course if the draw-span on the approaching bridge …
Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Teen struck, killed by train in Columbia River Gorge
A train struck and killed a 16-year-old girl walking by railroad tracks in the Columbia River Gorge.
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
Train cars derail in Washington; minor injuries reported
Portions of an Amtrak passenger train derailed Sunday near a town in Washington state’s Pierce County.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 5:33 p.m.
Man indicted in double-fatal Portland train attack
A grand jury has indicted Jeremy Christian, the man accused of killing two passengers and wounding a third on a Portland train last month.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Suspect in Portland stabbings built life around hate speech
The suspect charged with fatally stabbing two Portland men who tried to stop his anti-Muslim tirade against two teenage girls built a life around hate speech and his right to …
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Muslims thankful for support after rant, deadly attack
Muslims in Portland, Oregon, thanked the community for its support and said they were raising money for the families of two men who were killed when they came to the …
Sat., May 27, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Man arrested after locking himself inside train locomotive, blowing whistle
Police arrested a man early Saturday who locked himself inside a running locomotive and blew the whistle repeatedly as he refused to come out.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on train
Police in Oregon say two people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young Muslim women.
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Landslide stops Amtrak service between Seattle and Portland
Officials say Amtrak service has been temporarily disrupted between Seattle and Portland because of a landslide.
Fri., April 21, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
Police: Woman distracted by phone hit by train, badly hurt
A 26-year-old Oregon woman is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a freight train in the Portland suburb of Beaverton.
Fri., April 14, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
Train stuck in tunnel 3 hours, then stun gun sparks stampede
A train with about 1,200 passengers became stuck in a tunnel between New York and New Jersey for nearly three hours on Friday, and the chaotic scene escalated to pandemonium …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
Bystanders risk lives, help visually impaired man on tracks
Several people leaped to action and risked their own lives to help a visually impaired man who fell from a downtown Atlanta train platform to the tracks below.
Fri., March 17, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
Woman fatally struck by train while posing for photos
A 19-year-old woman was fatally struck by a train while posing for a photograph between two train tracks.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Train hits bus in Mississippi, killing four passengers on senior center trip
A train has collided with a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi, causing an unknown number of deaths and injuries.
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Train smashes flatbed trailer near Careywood
A train reportedly cut a flatbed trailer in half near Careywood, Idaho, Wednesday afternoon when the truck driver failed to stop at the crossing.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Post Falls high school girl killed when train strikes car at crossing
A train struck a vehicle this morning at the Spokane Street crossing, killing a teenager and seriously injuring another.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Railroad employee from Spokane Valley killed by train
A Union Pacific employee from Spokane Valley was struck and killed by a train early Tuesday while working in a rail yard in Wallula, Washington.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
Wife, son of Fairchild airman killed when train collides with pickup
The wife and teenage son of a Fairchild Air Force Base airman were killed Saturday morning when the pickup truck they were in was hit by a BNSF train near …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 7:33 a.m.
About 30 people suffer minor injuries in NYC train accident
A packed Long Island Rail Road rush-hour train crashed at the end of a platform as it pulled into a major Brooklyn transportation hub on Wednesday, hurling passengers onto the …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
Coal train partially derails in southwest Washington
A single car on a train carrying coal from Montana to British Columbia partially derailed in southwestern Washington state, but it remained upright and none of the coal spilled.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
Man killed by train at Trent and Vista
A man was hit and killed by a train at Trent Avenue and Vista Road in Spokane Valley Saturday afternoon.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 10:39 p.m.
Train derails in north India, killing 90 and trapping others
Rescue workers used gas cutters to pull out survivors after 14 coaches of a passenger train rolled off the track, killing at least 90 people in northern India early Sunday, …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 7:18 a.m.
Train collision in Florida injures 2; mangles train cars
Authorities say two trains loaded with coal and phosphate rock collided in central Florida, derailing and sending at least 20 train cars tumbling over. Two people sustained minor injuries.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 10:32 a.m.
Amtrak train hits back of semi-truck in Oregon
Authorities say the back of a semi-truck was hit by an Amtrak train in Oregon.