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EU to veto rail merger in defiance of France, Germany

EU to veto rail merger in defiance of France, Germany

The EU's powerful anti-trust sheriff, Margrethe Vestager, is set to veto the merger of the Siemens-Alstom rail businesses on Wednesday, in defiance of France and Germany.

German rail services disrupted due to strike

German rail services disrupted due to strike

Rail services in Germany were severely disrupted Monday due to a strike by railworkers over pay, operator Deutsche Bahn said.

North, South Korea agree to reconnect roads, rail

North, South Korea agree to reconnect roads, rail

North and South Korea agreed on Monday to begin reconnecting rail and road links, another step in an improving relationship that has raised US concern ...

Paris suburban train overturns, 7 slightly injured

Paris suburban train overturns, 7 slightly injured

A landslip caused by heavy rains Tuesday caused three carriages of a Paris suburban RER train to overturn, slightly injuring seven people, France's transport minister said.

Macron faces spreading student protests, rail strikes

Macron faces spreading student protests, rail strikes

President Emmanuel Macron faced booing from hostile railway workers Wednesday while touring a town in eastern France, as spreading student protests and a fourth round of crippling train strikes in a month piled on the pressure.

France braces for mass rail strikes

France braces for mass rail strikes

France braced Monday for the start of three months of rolling rail strikes, the first in a series of walkouts affecting sectors from energy to garbage collection as President Emmanuel Macron's reform agenda comes up against resistance.

US train was doing 80 mph in 30 zone when derailed

US train was doing 80 mph in 30 zone when derailed

US investigators said an Amtrak passenger train was traveling at more than double the speed limit before it derailed in Washington state, plunging off a bridge onto a busy highway and killing at least three people.

Search ongoing after Indian rail crash claims 23 lives

Search ongoing after Indian rail crash claims 23 lives

Emergency crews searched mangled carriages Sunday for any further victims after a train crash in northern India killed 23 passengers, the fourth major accident this year on the crumbling network.

India's Modi hints at Pakistani hand in deadly rail crash

India's Modi hints at Pakistani hand in deadly rail crash

A train crash that killed 148 people may have been caused deliberately as part of a ‘conspiracy’ hatched in Pakistan, India's prime minister said Friday, as he campaigned for a key state election.

French rail strike bites amid reform standoff

French rail strike bites amid reform standoff

Striking rail workers yesterday halted about half of French train services in a dispute over working time as a standoff between the militant CGT

France hit by rail strike, demo by weary police

France hit by rail strike, demo by weary police

Strikes by French railway and port workers halved train services and prompted cancellation of ferry links

Qatar Rail unveils Metro and Lusail tram designs

Qatar Rail unveils Metro and Lusail tram designs

Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) has unveiled the designs of the Doha Metro and Lusail Tram vehicles...