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33 killed as DR Congo train carrying fuel derails: report

33 killed as DR Congo train carrying fuel derails: report

Up to 33 people were feared dead Sunday in the Democratic Republic of Congo after a freight train carrying fuel plunged into a ravine.

Blast hits train in southwestern Pakistan; at least 6 hurt

Blast hits train in southwestern Pakistan; at least 6 hurt

The train was travelling from Baluchistan's capital of Quetta to the eastern metropolis of Lahore when a blast on the main railway track damaged one of its cars.

China raises bullet train speed six years after crash

China raises bullet train speed six years after crash

China on Thursday increased the maximum speed of bullet trains on the Beijing-Shanghai line to 350 kilometres (217 miles) per hour, six years after a fatal accident led to a speed cap.

India's first bullet train project fast-tracks Japanese ties

India's first bullet train project fast-tracks Japanese ties

India's first bullet train project, a $19-billion initiative linking Ahmedabad to Mumbai, was launched Thursday as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe ...

London's Holborn underground station reopens after evacuation

London's Holborn underground station reopens after evacuation

London's Holborn underground station closed briefly on Tuesday after overheating equipment on a train filled a platform with smoke.

Kenya unveils first new railway in a century

Kenya unveils first new railway in a century

More than a century after a colonial railway gave birth to modern Kenya, the country is betting on a new Chinese-built route to cement its position as the gateway to East Africa.

US train driver faces charges over deadly 2015 derailment

US train driver faces charges over deadly 2015 derailment

Criminal charges were filed Friday against a US passenger train driver for the 2015 derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight people and injured more than 200.

Twelve hospitalised after trains collide in Moscow

Twelve hospitalised after trains collide in Moscow

Twelve people were hospitalised after a commuter train collided with a long-distance train in western Moscow, Russian authorities said on Sunday.

Two killed as car collides with Dutch train on crossing

Two killed as car collides with Dutch train on crossing

Two people were killed on Monday when their car collided with a train at an unmanned crossing in the northern Netherlands, Dutch police and railway officials said.

Tourist critically injured in Hong Kong subway arson attack

Tourist critically injured in Hong Kong subway arson attack

A Taiwan tourist was among three people in critical condition Saturday after a rush hour arson attack on a Hong Kong subway train the previous night, officials said ...

Christmas train to spread tolerance in Pakistan

Christmas train to spread tolerance in Pakistan

A Christmas-themed train on Thursday set out on a journey to criss-cross Pakistan in an effort to promote tolerance in the overwhelmingly Muslim country.

55 killed in Cameroon train derailment: minister

55 killed in Cameroon train derailment: minister

Fifty-five people were killed and almost 600 injured when a packed Cameroon passenger train derailed on Friday, leaving debris strewn across nearby tracks as carriages swung off the rails.