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Turkey train disaster leaves 24 dead, hundreds hurt

Turkey train disaster leaves 24 dead, hundreds hurt

The train, with over 360 people on board, was travelling from the Edirne region on the Greek and Bulgarian borders to Istanbul's Halkali station.

All aboard! Hello Kitty bullet train debuts in Japan

All aboard! Hello Kitty bullet train debuts in Japan

A sleek ‘Hello Kitty’ bullet train festooned with images of the global icon from Japan began services on Saturday, drawing hundreds of fans to its opening ceremony.

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.

13 children die after train hits school bus in India

13 children die after train hits school bus in India

At least 13 children were killed and five critically injured on Thursday after a train smashed into a small school bus in northern India, an official said.

Public invited to train with Qatar champs on National Sport Day

Public invited to train with Qatar champs on National Sport Day

The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) are providing the opportunity for everyone to train with Qatar’s sporting heroes on National sport Day at the Team Qatar Village in Doha’s Aspire Park on Tuesday.

14 dead, 180 injured as train ploughs into truck in S. Africa

14 dead, 180 injured as train ploughs into truck in S. Africa

A passenger train smashed into a truck at a level crossing in South Africa on Thursday, killing at least 14 people, injuring 180 and throwing several carriages off the rails.

Jakarta launches first airport train to tackle gridlock

Jakarta launches first airport train to tackle gridlock

Jakarta launched the first train connecting its international airport to the city centre Tuesday as the sprawling Indonesian capital moves to tackle the gridlock that can make the trip an hours-long headache.

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.

French school bus crash toll rises to 6: police source

French school bus crash toll rises to 6: police source

Four teenagers had died on Thursday in the accident at a level crossing in Millas, a village near the city of Perpignan. Eighteen others were injured, 14 of them children.

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.