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Young mother 'killed instantly' in freak Luas accident, inquest hears

Yao Webster from Eden Grove, Donabate, Co Dublin died when she was struck by a car that had collided moments before with a Luas at the corner of Jervis Street Shopping Centre on the morning of April 7 this year.


5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Victim's parents get say at train death inquest

The parents of a man who was killed when he was struck by a train will be among those allowed to directly take part in an inquest into the death.


5 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Daytrippers tell of terror as Longleat mini train tips over

Onlookers rush to help as the Longleat train topples over. Three people were hurt, one seriously, in Wednesday's accident Photo by Lisa Mowe More than 150 people were riding on the train when two rear carriages toppled over at 3.45pm on Wednesday.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Dorset County, England

8 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Fear of flying haunts air travellers after MH17 crash

For one horrifying second, Eliza Strauss thought she could see a fiery missile speeding up from the darkness towards her plane.


Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

12 hrs ago | The Times of India

Techie comes under train but keeps wits to dial for ambulance, saves leg

Naseer stood next to the train door for fresh air, slipped and fell on the tracks.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Independent

Watch as a pushchair rolls off a platform onto the train tracks below

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Longleat Safari Park: 6 hurt and one taken to hospital after miniature train derails

Visitors to the park pushed the carriage upright and dragged injured people to safety through the windows of the miniature train.


Hillingdon Times

One hurt in safari park train crash

One person has been taken to hospital after a miniature train with more than 100 people on board overturned at a safari park.


BBC News

People hurt in Longleat train crash

At least one woman, who suffered leg fractures, was airlifted to hospital after the crash, at about 15:45 BST.


The Macon Telegraph

A sampling of editorials from around New York

One of the big problems government bodies have always had with retaining public information is having enough room to store it.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Journalism, Opinion

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Lessons from an oil train disaster

A train carrying volatile North Dakota crude oil, using 1960a 2s vintage tank cars, rolled through four large U.S. cities before a break failure caused it to roll down into Lac-Megantic, Quebec, where it blew up destroying the town center and killing 47 people.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, North Dakota Government, North Dakota, Canada, Maine

Tue Aug 19, 2014

'This thing did not just happen' because of engineer, lawyer says

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.


KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Gregg Allman Biopic Producer Pleads Not Guilty to Manslaughter Charges

The criminal case authorities are pursuing against the producers of the Gregg Allman biopic 'Midnight Rider' proceeded as expected Aug. 18, with executive producer Jay Sedrish entering a not guilty plea to charges of criminal trespassing and manslaughter.


Cybercast News Service

NTSB: Southbound train told to slow before crash

The National Transportation Safety Board says a southbound Union Pacific train was given signals to slow down and wait for an oncoming train to move onto another track moments before the two trains collided in northeast Arkansas.

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A man was hit and killed by an NJ Transit train late Monday afternoon, an agency spokeswoman said.

A Hoboken-bound Main Line train struck the adult male who was on tracks just east of the Paterson station, said NJ Transit spokeswoman Nancy Snyder.



Japan volcanic isle may collapse, create tsunami: study

An erupting volcanic island that is expanding off Japan could trigger a tsunami if its freshly-formed lava slopes collapse into the sea, scientists said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Volcanic Eruption


Safety Board to release final report on Lac-Megantic disaster

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is to release its final report today on the catastrophic train derailment in Lac-Megantic in 2013.


Related Topix: Canada

Windsor Beacon

China's new rail line lures tourists, workers to Tibet

Travelers in the Himalayas can now bypass some of Tibet's hazardous roads by using a new railway line that has renewed fears about Tibet's cultural identity and deepened concerns about China's ambitions in the strategic, high-altitude region.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News

ABC News

Train Accident Kills 21 in Eastern India

A railway official says 21 people have died after a passenger train hit an overloaded rickshaw at a railway crossing in the eastern Indian state of Bihar.


Related Topix: India, World News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Age

Ukraine: Refugees attacked by rebels, says Kiev

People displaced by fighting in Ukraine wait before boarding a bus, ahead of their journey by train to the Russian Siberian city of Irkutsk where they are being relocated.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Ukraine,