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 2018-08-01: According to media reports, at least 80 people were injured. There have been no reports of deaths so far. The Aeromexico aircraft with flight number 2431 was on its way from Durango City in Durango State to Mexico City when it crashed shortly after take-off from Durango International Airport near the airport. The cause of the crash is still unclear.
2018-06-28: On Thursday afternoon (28 June, local time) a chartered light aircraft crashed on a construction site near the Jagruti building in Sarvoday Nagar, in Mumbai's suburb of Ghatkopar. According to current media reports, at least two people were killed and three others were injured. All casualties involved, were passengers of the plane. Currently, there is no information available on the cause of the crash.
Update 2018-02-18: According to current media reports, the Iranian aircraft model ATR 72 of Aseman Air, with flight number 3704, crashed over the town of Semirom, in Isfahan Province.
2018-01-09: Around 200 people were injured, most of them slightly, in a train collision in Germiston, east of Johannesburg, on Tuesday morning (09 January, local time).
Ongoing disruptions to railway traffic are possible. Travellers are advised to schedule additional time for their journeys.
09.01.2018: Bei einer Kollision zweier Züge in Germiston, östlich von Johannesburg, wurden am Dienstagmorgen (09.01., Ortszeit) rund 200 Personen größtenteils leicht verletzt.
Anhaltende Zugverkehrseinschränkungen sind möglich. Reisende sollten Verspätungen in ihrer Reiseplanung berücksichtigen.
2017-12-22: According to media reports, a heavy train accident occurred near the village Kritzendorf, in the cadastral municipality of the municipality Klosterneuburg in Lower Austria, around 06:00 p.m. on Friday evening (22 December, local time). According to initial reports, two passenger trains collided near the station and toppled over. Authorities have called the highest alert. Accordingly, several people were injured and passengers are still trapped in the wagons.
Update 2017-12-21: According to current reports, multiple people drowned in the ferry disaster on the east coast of the Philippines. According to the authorities, rescue teams were looking for missing persons in waters near the town of Dinahican, about 74 kilometers east of the capital, Manila. 199 of the 251 people aboard the sunken ship were rescued.
Update 2017-07-28 (2): The train that collided with a buffer stop at the Franca railway station during morning rush hour was a regional train on the R2 line, arriving from Sant Vicenc de Calders. At least 48 people were injured, at least 18 were hospitalized, with five people severely injured. Authorities have put in place an emergency number, 0034 900 1010 20.
Railway traffic disruptions are to be expected. Travellers are advised to schedule additional time for their journeys.