Rail accidents

Emergency services at the scene of a small explosion at Southgate Underground station, in London, Tuesday June 19, 2018. London police are investigating a small explosion at the Southgate Underground station that officials say does not seem to be related to terrorism. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 4:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — A small explosion at a London Underground station on Tuesday evening left three people with minor injuries while two others were hospitalized. Officials said the incident did not seem to be related to terrorism. Police said they were not aware of any serious injuries in what the force...
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Police officers on a railway track near Loughborough Junction railway station, in south London, Monday June 18, 2018. British Transport Police say three people have died after being struck by a train in south London. Details about the deaths are not yet clear. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 9:27 am
LONDON (AP) — Three young men have died after being struck by a train in south London, British Transport Police said Monday. Police said they were trying to determine the details about the deaths at the Loughborough Junction station, on a busy commuter line into the British capital. All three men...
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June 15, 2018 - 1:24 pm
ALBURTIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a driver barely escaped after his car got stuck on railroad tracks and was struck by a train in southeastern Pennsylvania. Alburtis police say the accident occurred shortly before 3:30 a.m. Friday. They say the driver was unfamiliar with the area and "misread...
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May 30, 2018 - 10:20 am
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An explosion damaged a UPS freight hub Wednesday morning in Kentucky's second-largest city, sending multiple people to the hospital in what fire officials described as an accidental blast. Lexington Battalion Chief Jason Wells said a truck and trailer with an acetylene tank...
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May 09, 2018 - 2:16 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brother can you spare a dime? How about 8 million of them? A semi-trailer truck hauling $800,000 worth of dimes crashed Tuesday into a guard rail on an interstate near Las Vegas, spilling thousands of coins on the side of the road. State troopers established a crime scene so a...
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Emergency services attend the scene after a cargo train and a passenger train collided in Aichach, 50 Kilometers west of Munich, southern Germany, Monday, May 7, 2018. At least two people have been killed. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP)
May 08, 2018 - 5:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — A train dispatcher was detained Tuesday after a passenger train hit a stationery freight train in southern Germany, killing two and injuring 14, police said. The crash late Monday happened close to a station in the town of Aichach. The passenger train was traveling from Augsburg to...
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May 08, 2018 - 1:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a person has been hit and killed by an Amtrak train in Philadelphia. The collision was reported Monday morning in the northeastern part of the city. It caused delays for trains traveling the Northeast Corridor route through Philadelphia. The Southeastern...
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May 03, 2018 - 6:38 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak says service between Philadelphia and Washington has been temporarily suspended due to a freight train derailment in southeastern Pennsylvania. Service was running with 30-minute delays before Amtrak suspended service shortly after 5 a.m. Thursday after two cars from a...
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April 03, 2018 - 10:58 am
BERLIN (AP) — Police say one subway train has run into another in the western German city of Duisburg, slightly injuring more than 20 people. The German news agency dpa reports that the fire service says there were no serious injuries in Tuesday's accident. The Auf dem Damm subway stop in the city'...
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March 30, 2018 - 1:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A commuter train has crashed into a pole in Pennsylvania, causing several hours of delays. WPVI-TV reports one of the cars on a northbound Norristown High Speed Line train hit the pole near the County Line Station in Villanova Thursday around 5:30 p.m. The Southeastern...
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