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Dozens killed and injured in crash and fire at Cairo train station

Dozens killed and injured in crash and fire at Cairo train station

At least 25 people were killed and 50 injured when a locomotive smashed into a barrier at Cairo's main train station on Wednesday, causing an explosion and a fire, state television and witnesses said.

Three killed, hundreds injured in South Africa train collision

Three killed, hundreds injured in South Africa train collision

At least three people were killed and around 300 injured on Tuesday after two trains collided in the South African capital Pretoria, an emergency services official said.

Taiwan train driver switched off speed control before deadly accident

Taiwan train driver switched off speed control before deadly accident

The driver of a train in Taiwan that crashed killing 18 people told a court on Tuesday he had switched off its speed-control system, a court official said, as investigators pieced together events that led to the island's worst rail crash in decades.

22 dead after train flips in Taiwan

22 dead after train flips in Taiwan

At least 17 people have died after an express train derailed and flipped over on a popular coastal route in Taiwan on Sunday.

At least seven dead in Morocco train crash

At least seven dead in Morocco train crash

A passenger train derailed Tuesday near the Moroccan capital Rabat killing at least seven people and injuring over 80 others, officials said.

More than 50 injured in Austrian train crash

More than 50 injured in Austrian train crash

Fifty-four people were injured on Friday in a train crash at the station in the Austrian city of Salzburg, but there were no serious injuries, Austrian Federal Railways (OeBB) said.

At least 3 dead after train derails near Milan

At least 3 dead after train derails near Milan

Several carriages of a regional train operated by Trenord derailed early in the morning at the Pioltello Limito station, less than 20 km outside the station Milan.

Four killed, 11 injured as train collides with army truck in Finland

Four killed, 11 injured as train collides with army truck in Finland

The accident occurred at an unguarded railway crossing near the city of Raasepori, 90 km west of the capital Helsinki, when two military vehicles were crossing the tracks.

10 dead as train derails in India

10 dead as train derails in India

Ten people were killed and dozens injured when an express train derailed in north India on Saturday, an official said.

 Egypt train crash kills 37, injures 123 people

Egypt train crash kills 37, injures 123 people

Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 37 people and injuring 123 others, the health ministry said.

Commuter train crash in Barcelona station injures 54

Commuter train crash in Barcelona station injures 54

A commuter train slammed into the end of the platform during the morning rush hour at a busy station in Barcelona on Friday, leaving 54 people injured, emergency services said.

Italian group Leonardo's CEO sentenced to jail over 2009 train crash

Italian group Leonardo's CEO sentenced to jail over 2009 train crash

Italian defence group Leonardo's chief executive, Mauro Moretti, was sentenced by a judge to seven years in prison on Tuesday after being held responsible for one of the country's worst train accidents as the former head of the national rail company.