Tag archive for ‘train derails’
By Guest Author On Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Train and Truck Crash in Missouri City, Texas

 A tractor trailer and train crashed into each other on September 21st in Missouri City, Texas, causing the train, operated by Amtrak, to derail with 71 passengers on board. The Houston Chronicle reports that the More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Amtrak train derails, 6 dead, 150 injured

Emergency workers are searching through the wreckage Wednesday of a New York-bound Amtrak train that derailed and overturned late Tuesday, killing six people, injuring 150, and disrupting train service for thousands More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Bronx train derailment blamed on excessive speed, traveling 82 in 30 MPH zone

Officials are now claiming that the train which derailed over the weekend in Bronx, New York was traveling at nearly three times the posted speed limit. Federal Safety officials say the event recorders aboard the More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Death of Newburgh woman, Donna Smith, killed in Bronx train derailement, ‘not fair’

Family and friends of the victims killed in the Bronx train derailment are just trying to make sense of the shocking tragedy. “It’s just not fair for it to end like this,” Kathy Cerone told the More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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Death toll in train derailment in Bronx still at 4, rider says ‘gravel came flying’ in their faces

A commuter train rounding a riverside curve in New York derailed Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60. Reportedly some riders were thrown from toppling cars. Authorities are now investigating whether More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, August 5th, 2013

Louisiana train derails with flammable, corrosive materials causing 50 homes to be evacuated

A train carrying flammable and corrosive materials derailed in Louisiana on Sunday and about 50 homes have been evacuated as a precaution, authorities said. photo screenshot of coverage by WAFB-TV Master Trooper More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Two trains in Switzerland collide killing over 25, driver’s body found

Two trains collided head-on in Switzerland late on Monday, injuring 26 people and killing the driver of one, police said. The driver’s body was found overnight in the wreckage of the crash at Granges-près-Marnand More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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Train derails in Spain killing dozens, excessive speed being implicated

A high-speed passenger train that was reportedly traveling at more than double the speed limit derailed just outside a station in northwest Spain on Wednesday evening, killing at least 78 people and injuring over More...



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