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- Truck driver injured after hit by Amtrak passenger train
BENTONIA, Miss. (AP) - A tanker truck driver was seriously injured in central Mississippi when he was hit by an Amtrak passenger train while trying to cross tracks. ...
Washington Times. Friday, 24 May 2019.
- Pedestrian killed after being hit by Amtrak train
NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) - Police in Northfield are investigating the death of a man who was hit by the passing Amtrak Vermonter passenger train. ...
Washington Times. Thursday, 23 May 2019.
- Four Killed, Seven Injured By Bomb Blast On Pakistani Railway
Police in Pakistan say at least four people have been killed and seven injured by a remote-controlled bomb that exploded on a railway line in southwestern Pakistan just as a passenger train was passing by.
Radio Liberty. Sunday, 17 Mar 2019.
- At Least 25 Killed Killed in Fiery Cairo Train Crash
Egyptian media say more than 25 people were killed and dozens wounded Wednesday after a passenger train crashed into the platform at Cairo's main rail station. ...
Voice of America. Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019.
- US passenger train stuck in snow for nearly 40 hours
The service carrying 183 passengers was stopped by a tree on the track in the state of Oregon.
BBC News. Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019.
- 1 dead, several injured in Spain train crash
Two passenger trains rammed head-on into each other on a track near Barcelona on Friday, killing one person and injuring about 100 others, three of them seriously.
CBC News. Saturday, 9 Feb 2019.
- Amtrak canceling trains, cutting service ahead of winter storm
Amtrak, the U.S. national passenger railroad, said on Thursday it will cancel at least 15 trains in the northeast and midwest this weekend because of an impending major winter storm, and reduce operations on other trains.
Reuters. Thursday, 17 Jan 2019.
- Death Toll Rises As New Details Emerge In Danish Train Accident
Investigators believe the passenger train hit an empty truck trailer that was being carried on a freight train going in the opposite direction.
NPR. Thursday, 3 Jan 2019.
- Denmark Train Accident Kills 6 and Shuts Down a Major Transit Artery
The disaster occurred as a passenger train and a freight train passed each other on a windswept bridge, but it was not immediately clear what happened.
New York Times. Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019.
- 6 killed, 16 injured in Danish bridge train accident
Six people were killed and 16 others injured early Wednesday when a Danish passenger train apparently hit falling cargo from a passing freight train as it crossed a bridge linking central Denmark's islands.
Fox News. Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019.
- 6 die in Denmark's worst train crash in more than 30 years
Six people were killed on a bridge linking Denmark's two main islands when a passenger train hit a trailer that had blown off a freight wagon coming the other way, officials say.
CBC News. Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019.
- Cop narrowly avoids being hit by a passenger train after the crossing barrier fails to lower
Police officer Peter Stanglewicz's dashcam captured the moment a rail crossing barrier didn't lower in Mokoena, Illinois, forcing him to swerve out of the path of an oncoming train.
Daily Mail. Friday, 28 Dec 2018.
- WATCH: Police officers killed by train while chasing suspect
Two Chicago police officers were chasing an armed suspect along train tracks when a passenger train struck them, officials said.
ABC News. Tuesday, 18 Dec 2018.
- Train Crash in Ankara, Turkey, Kills at Least 9 and Injures Dozens
A passenger train and a maintenance locomotive hit each other on a line that a union leader said had been reopened before a signaling upgrade was finished.
New York Times. Friday, 14 Dec 2018.
- Rail passengers are warned to look out for their friends over the festive period in shocking video
Network Rail has revealed CCTV of merry males who have been narrowly missed by high speed passenger trains in time for Christmas.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018.
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