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Train Accidents,

Railroad Disasters,  

Subway, Bridges, Tunnel &

Transportation Incidents


06 Oct - New York - 3 men arrested in alleged ISIS-inspired plot targeting New York City

     New York City: 'Islamic State attack plot' is revealed

06 Oct - Pokrov, Russia - 19 killed in Russia after train hits bus stuck on crossing

04 Oct - North London - Angel Tube Station Shut Down; ‘controlled explosion’ after suspect package found

01 Oct - Marseille, France - Marseille attack: Two young women stabbed to death at Marseille’s main train station in suspected terrorist attack

     Man fatally knifes 2 at French station, yells 'Allahu akbar'

17 Sep - Marseille, Southern France - 4 U.S. Women Hit by Acid Attack at Train Station in France

     4 American tourists attacked with acid in Marseille's train station ID'd as Boston College students

15 Sep - London - Police searching for assailant who detonated bomb in London subway car, injuring at least 22

     UK raises threat level to 'critical' as ISIS claims responsibility for subway blast

     Reported explosion and stampede at London subway station

     Reports of burns among passengers on Tube train

     London firefighters are leading passengers off a train along subway tracks close to station

15 Sep - Paris - The Latest: Counterterror probe in Paris attempted attack

13 Sep - Moscow, Russia - Bomb threats spark mass evacuation of 45,000 people after train stations, universities and shopping malls are threatened

     Russian cities targeted by mystery bomb threats

11 Sep - Andermatt, Switzerland - Swiss media report 27 people injured in train crash at station

29 Aug - Thane, India - Train derails in India's third rail accident in 10 days

23 Aug - Uttar Pradesh. India - India's latest train derailment injures dozens

22 Aug - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Philadelphia-area train crash: Officials say 42 people injured

     42 Injured After Train Crashes Into Train at 69th Street Transportation Center in Upper Darby

19 Aug - Khatauli, India - Train derails in northern India, killing 23, injuring 81

2 Aug - Al Qaeda has drawn a bull’s eye on a new American target: Subway Trains

11 Aug - Alexandria, Egypt - Egypt's Health Ministry raises death toll from train collision to 36

    Train collision near Egypt's Alexandria kills at least 28

    Egypt trains collide in Alexandria, killing many

03 Aug - Hyndman, Pennsylvania - 32 Train Car Derailment in Bedford County

28 Jul - Barcelona, Spain -Francia station - Spanish train crashes in Barcelona station; 53 hospitalized

    Barcelona train crash 'injures 48'

24 Jul - Nobody hurt as 21 coal-hauling cars derail in San Antonio

03 Jul - Washington (Pierce County) - Amtrak train derails near Chambers Bay golf course in Washington

29 Jun - New York - Cuomo Declares a State of Emergency for New York City Subways

    Power problem causing LIRR delays, cancellations

27 Jun - New York - NYC Subway Train Derails, Scaring Passengers and Injuring 34

    MTA: Train derailment caused by 'improperly secured' rail

21 Jun - Flint, Michigan - Official: FBI looking at terrorism in Flint airport stabbing

    Bishop Airport - police officer stabbed in neck

20 Jun - Brussels train station blast being treated as terror attack

    Brussels Station ‘blast’: suspect ‘wearing explosive belt’ has been ‘neutralized’ by police


    Explosion at Brussels train station, suspect shot

15 Jun - Coast Guard investigating threat claim at Charleston port

15 Jun - Power outage hits Brussels airport, causing many delays

15 Jun - South Carolina terminal cleared after claims of 'dirty bomb' aboard ship

    Coast Guard: No Existing Threat At Wando Terminal

14 Jun - Metro-North has hour-long delays; bag found on bridge

13 Jun - Three wounded, including police officer, in shooting at Munich subway station

10 Jun - Amsterdam Central Station incident: Police nab motorist who drove into pedestrians, 8 injured

09 Jun - New York - NYC Subway Breakdowns Drive Riders Nuts

07 Jun - New York - Panic, Chaos Erupt Over Emotionally Disturbed Woman on B Train Near Central Park

07 Jun - Iran, Khomeini Metro Station - Explosion Rocks Tehran Subway

06 Jun - Tehran, Iran - Dozens injured in Tehran metro collision

03 Jun - 7 killed, 48 injured - London attacks: Van crash into London Bridge crowd,

    stabbings nearby were terror, police say

    'Fatalities' after central London vehicle and stabbing attacks

    London police say incident in Vauxhall area is a stabbing, not related to possible terrorist attack.

    London Bridge: British police respond to multiple security 'incidents'

    Sky News Live Coverage

    London Bridge Shut Down After Pedestrians Struck; Stabbings Reported in Nearby Market

    London Cops Rush to Car Crash, Stabbing as City on Terror Alert

    Theresa May Says London Terror Attack Is Part of ‘New Trend’

27 May - British Airways cancels flights after severe IT outage

    British Airways Computer Systems Crash Across The World

    British Airways outage cancels flights from London's Heathrow, Gatwick

27 May - Portland, Oregon - Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on train

25 May - Russia: Islamic State group 'prepared attacks' in Moscow

22 May - Manchester Victoria Station, Manchester, England - Manchester concert explosion; possible nail bomb

    The Latest: Armed officers deployed to trains across UK

    8-Year-Old Girl Was Among the 22 Manchester Bombing Victims

    Children Among 22 Dead in Bomb Attack During U.K. Campaign

    Manchester Arena Blast: 19 dead, 50 hurt,  Manchester Victoria Station closed, all trains cancelled


13 May -Adendro, Greece - Train derailment in northern Greece leaves 4 dead, 5 injured

09 May - Washington - Tunnel collapses at Hanford nuclear site; emergency declared - “a portion of a storage tunnel that contained rail cars used to store nuclear waste collapsed.”

    Washington Emergency Management

    Benton County Emergency Services

    King5 News

08 May - France - Paris' Gare du Nord station - Police pour in to Paris' train station, evacuate passengers

    Security Threat

22 Apr - Oakland, California - Coliseum Station - BART takeover robbery: 40 to 60 teens swarm train, rob weekend riders

22 Apr - Paris, France - Police arrest man with knife at Paris' Gare du Nord station

3 Apr - St. Petersburg, Russia (Sennaya Ploshchad) - Metro Explosion: 10 dead after bombings on  underground system
    Subway Blasts St. Petersburg Underground Rocked by Two Explosions

24 Mar - New York Penn Station - 2 trains clip each other in busy New York City station
22 Mar - 4th victim dies in London terror attack, police ID suspect
    London terror attacker kills 3, injures at least 20, police say
    Attack near UK Houses of Parliament being treated as terrorism: Police
    'Terror' attack near U.K. Parliament: What we know
10 Mar - Hamburg, Germany - Tear gas attack 6 injured - children left with burning eyes and breathing problems on train
10 Mar - Graettinger, Iowa - Derailed Freight Train In Iowa Causing Fires
09 Mar - Dusseldorf, Germany - 7 Injured, Suspect Arrested in Ax Attack at German Train Station
    Germany ax attack: Seven injured at train station
    German police: Italian tourists among victims of ax attack
    Second attack in less than 24 hours in Dusseldorf
    Number of people injured has risen to 9
07 Mar - Biloxi, Mississippi - At least 3 dead after train hits charter bus in Mississippi

23 Feb - NJ Transit trains resume service after fire suspension
22 Feb - Missouri - Mid-Mo man charged with attempting to aid terrorists
     Columbia man charged with plotting Islamic State terror attack on Kansas City
22 Feb - Sankt Eriksplan station in Stockholm, Sweden - Train passengers in Sweden have ‘breathing problems’ after liquid thrown on them
22 Feb - Philadelphia - Delays possible because of commuter trains crash
18 Feb - Brussels, Belgium - 1 killed in Belgium train derailment
11 Feb - Train Derails Near Sacramento, No One Injured
    22 Train Cars Plunge Into River in California Derailment
08 Feb - 'Explosion on Paris metro' as passengers evacuated from smoke-filled station

21 Jan - India Andhra Pradesh train crash leaves 39 dead and scores injured
    Train in Southern India Derails, Killing Scores
21 Jan - India Andhra Pradesh train crash leaves 12 dead and many injured
18 Jan - Rome's subway evacuated as powerful earthquakes rock Italy
12 Jan - Chicago - Nightmare Commute On South Shore: Commuters Stuck For Hours Due to Ice On Overhead Electric Lines
Mark Warner grills D.C.'s Metro transit system over cybersecurity, warns of 'grave' consequences
04 Jan - New York - Long Island Rail Road train derails in Brooklyn; 100+ injured
    103 injured in train derailment at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal

Archive: Lampholder Publications’ Railroad Disaster, Subway, Tunnel & Train Accidents


List of World's Worst Train Disasters

~  2007 - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Benaleka train crash, 100+ killed 
~  2005 - India - Veligonda train disaster kills 114+
~  2005 - Japan - Amagasaki train wreck kills 103
~  Apr 2004 - Ryongchon, North Korea - hundreds reported dead and 1,000+ wounded in

        train station explosions
~  Mar 2004 - Madrid, Spain - terrorist attack kills and wounds hundreds
~  2004 - North Korea - Ryongchon train disaster kills 150
~  2004 - Telwatta, Sri Lanka - Indian Ocean Earthquake tsunami causes Queen of the Sea

        train disaster; 1,700 casualties
~  Feb 2004 - Neyshabur, Iran - at least 300 killed when a runaway train explodes
~  Jun 2002 -  Dodoma region, Tanzania - at least 200 killed when passenger train collides

        with goods train
~  Feb 2002 - Egypt - Al Ayatt train disaster - 350 killed in fire on train traveling to Cairo
~  2002 - India - Rafiganj train crash kills 130+
~  2002 - Mozambique - Muamba rail crash kills 196
~  1999 - India - Gaisal train wreck - 285 killed when a Delhi train collides with another train

~  1998 - India - 201 passengers killed in Punjab state when Delhi train derails
~  1998 - Germany - Eschede train crash kills 101
~  1998 - Cameroon - Yaounde train explosion kills 120
~  Jun 1989 - Ufa, Russia - More than 400 killed in gas explosion under two trains
~  1997 - India - Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh train disaster kills 120
~  Aug 1995 - Uttar Pradesh, India - 350 killed when two trains collide near Agra 
~  1995 - Baku (Azerbaijan) 337 killed in train disaster
~  Sep 1994 - Tolunda, Angola, train plunges into deep ravine 300 killed
~  1993 - Kenya - Ngai Ndethya train crash kills 114
~  Jan 1990 - Sindh Province, Pakistan - passenger train collides with freight train over 210

~  Jun 1981 - Bihar, India - 800 killed when cyclone blows train into river
~  1972 - Saltillo, Coahuila Mexico - 208 killed
~  Feb 1970 - Bueonos Aires, Argentina - express train crashes into commuter train, 236

         people killed
~  1963 - Japan - Yokohama train crash kills 161
~  1962 - Tokyo, Japan - Triple train crashes kill 162
~  1960 - Czechoslovakia - Steblova train disaster kills 118
~  Sept 1957 - Montgomery, West Pakistan - express train crashes into oil train with 250 killed
~  Apr 1955 - Guadalajara, Mexico - train plunges into a deep canyon killing more than 300
~  1953 - New Zealand - Tangiwai train crash kills 151
~  1952 - England - Harrow and Wealdstone rail crash
        London - Three Trains Crash At Harrow
"At least 85 people have been killed and more than 200 injured in the country's worst peacetime rail crash. The accident happened at 0820 GMT at Harrow, a north-west suburb of London. A London-bound express train from Perth ploughed into the back of the 0731 Tring-Euston commuter train as it was about to leave Harrow and Wealdstone station, on the London Midland region line.  Seconds later, a third train coming from Euston crashed

into the wreckage."
~  Oct 1949 - Danzig,Warsaw express derails in Poland - 200+ people killed
~  1947 - Komagawa, Japan train crash kills 184
~  Mar 3, 1944 - Salerno, Italy - Balvano (Basilicata) train disaster - 521 (illegal) passengers

        killed by carbon monoxide poisoning when freight train (not passenger train) stalls in

        Armi tunnel
~  Jan 1944 - Spain, Torro Tunnel, Leon train disaster - 500+ people killed
~  1940 - Osaka, Japan - train crash explosion - 181 killed
~  1918 - Nashville, Tennessee - The Great Train Wreck of 1918
~  Dec 1917 - Train carrying troops derails near the entrance to Mt. Cenis Tunnel, Modane,
        France - 543 people killed
~  1915 - Scotland - Quintinshill rail crash kills 227
~  Nov 1901 - U.S. - Michigan - A train wreck fire kills 100 people
~  Jan 1895 - Butte, Montana - Railroad Yard Explosion and Fire - 50 Killed and 100+ Injured        

        "During a fire in the Montana Central railway yards at [illegible] o'clock this evening, a
        warehouse containing powder caught fire and exploded with tremendous force, killing a

        number of firemen and spectators and maiming many others."

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(2)  Graniteville, S.C., photo Jan 6, 2005
(3)  New York Grand Central Station Photo


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