World News | Reuters | Friday July 3, 2015
A freight train carrying flammable and toxic gas derailed and a car caught fire in Tennessee, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people today, while 10 officers were hospitalized after breathing in fumes, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 2, 2015
A train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in Tennessee and caught fire, prompting a large-scale evacuation, firefighters said Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 1, 2015
A woman killed when a pensioner deliberately set himself on fire aboard a moving bullet train in Japan was on her way to a shrine to give thanks for her "peaceful life", it emerged Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 30, 2015
Two passengers on a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train died after one doused himself in oil and set himself ablaze today, media reports said.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 30, 2015
A Japanese Shinkansen bullet train made an emergency stop today and a passenger was found at the entrance of a carriage covered in flammable liquid, officials said. Media reports said a man in his 30s had set himself on fire.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 13, 2015
An Amtrak passenger train with more than 200 passengers on board derailed in north Philadelphia on Tuesday night, causing multiple injuries, a city fire department supervisor said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 13, 2015
Multiple people were injured Tuesday after an Amtrak train derailed near Philadelphia, with up to 10 cars rolling over, US media reported.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
As many as six empty coaches of two Rajdhani trains were gutted in a fire this afternoon at New Delhi railway station's maintenance yard, hitting train services and prompting authorities to order a high-level inquiry into the incident.
Wednesday February 11, 2015
SpiceJet's "cheaper-than-train-fares" sale, announced on Wednesday, promises to add fuel to fire in the ongoing air fare war in the domestic airline industry. The budget carrier is selling one-way air tickets for as low as Rs 599 (all-inclusive), making it the cheapest offer announced so far this year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 18, 2015
Train service through the Channel Tunnel between France and Britain resumed early Sunday, a day after a lorry fire forced the crucial link's closure and suspension of all trains, operator Eurotunnel said.
World News | Reuters | Sunday January 18, 2015
The Channel Tunnel operator said services could restart later on Saturday after it evacuated a shuttle train and closed the undersea crossing earlier in the day due to smoke from a lorry.
World News | Reuters | Saturday January 17, 2015
The Channel Tunnel operator evacuated a shuttle train and closed the subsea crossing on Saturday due to a lorry fire, British police said, adding that there were no reported injuries.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday November 23, 2014
Emergency services in London briefly evacuated Charing Cross train station after a fire broke out on a small section in the front carriage of train. There were no injuries.
South | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshi | Tuesday October 21, 2014
A woman traveling on a train in Kerala's Kannur district was set on fire in an empty compartment on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 15, 2014
A fire broke out in the engine of the Gonda-Bareilly Gonda Express between Risia and Matera railway stations last night, following which some panic-stricken passengers jumped off the train.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 29, 2014
One year after an oil-laden train derailed, exploded and killed 47 people in a town in Canada's Quebec province, trains are rolling again but locals are hardly thrilled.
Mumbai News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Friday June 27, 2014
A fire broke out in the evening rush hour at Mumbai's main train station, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST); officials said there are no casualties.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 3, 2014
A New York City subway train carrying 1,000 riders derailed on Friday morning while traveling through a tunnel in the borough of Queens, injuring 19 people, city fire officials said.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday May 1, 2014
Several train cars carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire on Wednesday along the James River in Virginia, with three black tankers ending up in the water and leaking some oil.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 1, 2014
About a dozen armed men shot at and injured three passengers on board the Sangam Express and decamped with cash and valuables here late last night.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 23, 2014
A massive fire today gutted a tyre manufacturing unit, situated alongside Nahur suburban railway station near Bhandup in north-eastern Mumbai and also disrupted train services, officials said.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Fire broke out in the generator car of the New Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express in Kolkata shortly before its departure today, causing panic among passengers.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday January 9, 2014
Meet the people who acted in the nick of time to save lives and avert further disaster when the Mumbai-Dehradun Express caught fire yesterday.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday January 9, 2014
Nine people were burnt to death in their sleep as a fire ripped through three coaches of the Bandra-Dehradun Express in Thane district of Maharashtra in the wee hours of Wednesday.