2017-08-19: Several people were killed and multiple others were injured in a train accident in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday (19 August). According to reports there are at least five dead. The train of the so called Utkal Express derailed near Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar district. It came from Puri in Odisha and was heading for Haridwar in Uttarakhand. The district hospital has opened a helpline number: +91 94544 55183.
Railway disruptions occur. Travellers should take into account local information.
2017-08-11: At least four people were injured in a fire in a train of London Tube's Bakerloo Line at Oxford Circus station on Friday (11 August). The fire caused major smoke development, the station was temporarily closed.
Travellers should take into account local information.
Update 2019-01-08: According to recent reports, the number of injured people amounts to up to 600. Some people are still trapped inside the carriages. The cause for the accident is still not known.
2019-01-08: According to reports from Tuesday (08 January), at least three people were killed and 200 others were injured in a train collision in the north of the capital Pretoria in the Mountain View neighbourhood.
Local traffic disruptions are possible.
Update 2018-12-13 (2): According to current reports, a German citizen is among the dead. The number of deaths has risen to 9, at least 47 persons were injured.
Update 2018-12-13 (1): According to recent reports, the high speed train collided with a local train. The train derailed and collided with a viaduct. Several people were killed, dozens were injured.
Update 2018-11-20: According to latest reports from Tuesday (20 November), at least one person was killed and 49 others were injured, five of them seriously, in the train derailment. There were 133 people on board.
Update 2018-11-15: According to recent reports, dozens of people were injured in the accident.
Update 2018-10-29 (2): According to official authorities, it is believed that all 189 passengers on board died in the crash.
2018-10-21: On Sunday (21 October), at least 17 people were killed and 126 others injured when a train derailed in the north-eastern county of Yilan. The train, Puyuma Express 6432, went off the tracks between the Dongshan and Suxin stations at about 05:00 p.m. (local time).
Traffic disruptions are possible.
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2018-10-05: More than a hundred passengers were injured after a commuter train rear-ended a stationary train in Van Riebeeck Park Station in Kempton Park on Thursday evening (04 October, local time). The stationary train had a technical defect.
Rail services on other routes are also possible. As a precaution, travellers can contact their railways company or tour operator about the current status in advance to their journey.
2018-09-01: At least one person was seriously injured in the collision of two trams in the east of Stuttgart on Saturday (01 September). The cause of the accident, which took place at the Carl-Benz-square in Untertürkheim and involved trams of line 4, initially remained unclear. Traffic in the area is currently disrupted.
Travellers should schedule additional time for their journeys.