Stories tagged: train
FRIDAY, 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: TUESDAY, 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: WEDNESDAY, 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: TUESDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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.
SATURDAY, 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 …
WEDNESDAY, 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 …
WEDNESDAY, 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.
SATURDAY, 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.
SATURDAY, 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, …
WEDNESDAY, 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.
MONDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016, 11:18 A.M.
Trial to consider coal pollution from BNSF coal trains
A trial set for next month will weigh whether coal dust that spills into waterways from passing BNSF coal trains violates environmental law.
MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2016, 12:59 P.M.
13-car train derailment in Eugene prompts hazmat measures
Rail officials are investigating after 13 cars on a Union Pacific train derailed in Eugene.
SATURDAY, AUG. 20, 2016, 5 P.M.
Millennials learn about nation, themselves on cross-country trip
Tapping into a yearning among young people for better ways of learning and communicating, a former financial analyst left his Wall Street job to start the Millennial Trains Project. Now …
SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016, 9:18 P.M.
Swiss police report stabbings, fire on train; suspect held
Police in Switzerland say a Swiss man set a fire and stabbed people on a train in the country’s northeast, wounding six people as well as himself.
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 11:30 A.M.
Train car derails in Iowa, hits bar called DeRailed
Police say a freight train car that derailed in northern Iowa rolled into and damaged a trackside tavern called DeRailed.
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016, 4:44 P.M.
Woman dead, kids injured by train hitting truck in Oregon
A Madras, Oregon, woman has died and three children were injured after the woman drove a pickup truck into the path of an oncoming train in central Oregon.
TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016, 11:37 A.M.
Kent police investigate train, pedestrian collision
KENT, Wash. – Kent police said a 69-year-old woman from Kent was operating her motorized wheelchair heading east when an Amtrak train passed through the intersection, striking her legs.
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016, 11:17 A.M.
Five train cars derail in Texas, spilling chemical, injuring 2
Authorities say five train cars overturned outside of San Antonio, spilling about 1,000 gallons of sodium hydroxide and prompting a temporary evacuation.
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 …
UPDATED: MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 11:23 A.M.
Union Pacific resumes service after derailment
Union Pacific has resumed train service through the Oregon city affected by last week’s fiery derailment.
SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016, 5:20 P.M.
Track failure likely cause of oil train derailment in Oregon
Track failure was likely the cause of the oil train derailment in Oregon, an official with Union Pacific Railroad said Sunday.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016, 2:13 P.M.
Slow-moving train hits car in Seattle; no serious injuries
A slow-moving BNSF freight train struck a car in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood Tuesday, but no one was seriously hurt.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016, 2:08 P.M.
Train carrying automobiles derails in southwest Idaho
A Union Pacific Railroad train carrying automobiles derailed in Nampa on Wednesday.
MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016, 2:11 P.M.
Woman killed, 6 others hurt when Chicago-area commuter train hits car
A woman was killed and another person injured Monday morning after a car they were in collided with a southbound Chicago Transit Authority Yellow Line train at a grade crossing …
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016, 6:29 A.M.
Dozens hospitalized after Kansas train derailment
At least 29 people have been taken to hospitals after an Amtrak passenger train derailed in rural southwest Kansas early Monday, authorities said.
THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2016, 9:53 A.M.
Southwest Idaho dog survives after being struck by 13 trains
Cats may have nine lives, but a dog in southwest Idaho seems to have a few more as it survived being struck by 13 trains.
SUNDAY, FEB. 21, 2016, 5 A.M.
100 years ago near Cheney: Gruesome train crash kills five, injures many
From our archives, 100 years ago Five men were killed and scores of people were injured in a gruesome train collision at South Cheney. A Burlington passenger train was stopped …
FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2015
Full steam ahead for Train
If Train’s “Hey, Soul Sister” doesn’t sound familiar to you, a betting man would wager that you don’t have a television. The 2009 hit (come on, you know it: “Hey …