Latest Rail accidents News

3 railway workers killed, 4 wounded in Thai train bombing

Dec. 06, 2022 06:21 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Three Thai railway workers were killed and four others wounded Tuesday when a bomb exploded as they were clearing the wreckage of an earlier attack over the weekend in the country's south, police said. The workers were repairing tracks near Khlong Ngae station, not...

2 dead after being hit by a train in Northern California

Nov. 19, 2022 18:01 PM EST

ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) — Two people died after being hit by a train early Saturday in the Northern California city of Elk Grove, authorities said. The crash happened near Railroad Street and Elk Grove Boulevard, police said in a statement. “Since the incident...

Arrest after 6 hurt when car crashes into LA street carnival

Nov. 14, 2022 10:29 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run after authorities said he drove through a crowded weekend street carnival while being pursued by police in South Los Angeles, injuring six people. Steven Weems, a resident of Mississippi, was...

6 hurt after car drives through Los Angeles street carnival

Nov. 13, 2022 11:39 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Six people were hospitalized after a car drove through a crowded weekend street carnival in South Los Angeles, authorities said. Police were trying to pull over the driver of the white Porsche Cayenne around 8 p.m. Saturday when the vehicle crashed through a...

Officers charged in train crash into patrol car with suspect

Nov. 07, 2022 20:10 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Two police officers involved in the arrest of a woman who was seriously injured when the parked patrol car she was in was hit by a freight train were charged Monday. Prosecutors also announced that the woman, Yareni Rios-Gonzalez, who was arrested after a report of an...

Man killed, teen wounded in shooting on Philadelphia train

Nov. 07, 2022 18:17 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A gunman opened fire on a train in central Philadelphia in front of about a dozen other riders and opened fire, killing a man and wounding a teenager, police said. Officials said the 21-year-old was shot multiple times throughout his body shortly after 2:30 p.m....

Most families allowed back home after derailment, acid spill

Nov. 03, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

PAULINA, La. (AP) — Authorities in southeast Louisiana’s St. James Parish allowed all but two families to return to their homes Thursday, a day after a train car derailment and hydrochloric acid leak forced the evacuation of 200 residences. Parish President Pete Dufresne said...

Train derailment, acid leak prompt evacuations in Louisiana

Nov. 02, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

PAULINA, La. (AP) — The derailment of six train cars and a subsequent acid leak prompted road closures and evacuations Wednesday in a Louisiana community, officials said. No injuries were reported in the derailment in the community of Paulina in St. James Parish, about 50 miles...

7 people hurt when amusement park train derails in Missouri

Oct. 27, 2022 10:19 AM EDT

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Seven people suffered what were described as minor injuries after an amusement park train derailed in Branson, Missouri. The derailment happened Wednesday evening at Silver Dollar City. Six patrons and one employee were taken by ambulance to hospitals after the...

Man is dragged to death by subway train at busy NYC station

Oct. 25, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 20-year-old man was dragged to his death by a New York City subway train after his clothing or backpack apparently got stuck in the doors, authorities said. The man was killed by a southbound 1 train just before 5 p.m. Monday at the Columbus Circle station, a busy...