Tag: train

LIRR Train Derails In Brooklyn Injuring 103 People

A speeding LIRR train in Brooklyn derailed during the morning rush hour Wednesday, injuring more than a 100 people, officials said. The Long Island Railroad train was arriving at the Atlantic Terminal about 8:20 a.m. when it overshot the platform and slammed into the bumper block, causing a sharp stop and a partial derailment, sources…

Hoboken Crash Victim Identified: Fabiola Bittar de Kroon [VIDEO]

The sole fatality of Thursday morning’s train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey, was identified as 34-year-old mother Fabiola Bittar de Kroon. According to ABC 7 New York, de Kroon had recently moved from Brazil to New Jersey for her husband’s career and was killed while standing on the platform when debris fell from above after…

At Least 3 Dead In Hoboken, New Jersey Train Crash

A train has crashed into a rail station in New Jersey, causing serious damage. TV footage and photos from the scene Thursday morning show damage to the rail car and extensive structural damage to the station. Radio station WFAN anchor John Minko told New York radio station WINS that the train “went right through the…

SF Train Derails, Plunges Into Creek [VIDEO]

Nine people were injured Monday night when a Bay Area commuter train derailed in a heavy rainstorm and fell into a swollen creek after it struck a tree that had fallen onto tracks. Authorities at the Sunol, California, crash scene said it was “an absolute miracle” that no one was killed, though four passengers sustained…

Several Killed in German Train Crash [VIDEO]

German police said at least nine people were killed and as many as 150 others were injured when two passenger trains collided head-on in Bavaria early Tuesday. Nearly 50 of the people who were wounded suffered “severe” injuries, police said. The crash happened at Bad Aibling, a town about 37 miles southeast of Munich. One…

U.S. Heroes Get France’s Highest Honor [VIDEO]

The three childhood friends who tackled and disarmed a suspected radical Islamist gunman on a French train were awarded the country’s highest honor by President François Hollande on Monday. Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, and Anthony Sadler received the award at the Elysee Palace, alongside Briton Chris Norman. “In the name of France, I would like…

400 feet of third rail sliced through train in Metro-North crash [VIDEO]

Some 400 feet of electrified rail sliced through the first car of a Metro-North train after it hit an SUV stalled on Valhalla, NY, tracks on Tuesday, the National Safety Board said Wednesday. The rail burned the entire interior of the train car and killed 5 passengers. Photo: A Metro-North train struck a car, sparking…

[VIDEO] Chicago Train Derailment Injures 32

A commuter train at Chicago O’Hare International Airport has derailed, injuring 32 people, officials say. The train came off the tracks, crossed a platform and travelled part way up an escalator at one of the busiest airports in the US. None of the reported injuries are serious. A spokesman said the train was likely to…

Train Derailment In Baltimore Causes Large Explosion

A cargo train has derailed outside of Baltimore causing a large explosion. The explosion caused a large tower of smoke visible from miles away. Officials are currently responding to the scene where witnesses saw at least three cars off the tracks. CBS Baltimore

Woman Steals Train, Crashes Into Building

A woman stole the keys to a train in Sweden and proceeded to crash the train into a building. The woman was injured and taken to a hospital. There were no reports of any injuries in the building. Officials are investigating how the woman obtained keys to the train. NBC News