Sunday November 29, 2009MOSCOW. An express train carrying hundreds of passengers from Moscow to St Petersburg has derailed, killing at least 22 people and injuring dozens of others.
Thursday November 12, 2009Train driver fault
Saturday March 15, 2008A COAL wagon derailment at Branxton yesterday is expected to cost the Hunter's coal chain about 300,000 tonnes of capacity before repairs to the rail line are completed tomorrow evening.
Monday February 4, 2008THE north-western NSW rail line between Werris Creek, Gunnedah, Narrabri and Moree has reopened after a derailment damaged 250 metres of track last Tuesday. The line was opened on Saturday at 8pm.
Thursday January 31, 2008COUNTRYLINK passengers to and from Gunnedah, Narrabri and Moree are being bused to their destinations as repairs are made to tracks damaged by a derailment.
Tuesday September 25, 2007AN empty coal carriage was the likely cause of last week's train derailment at Thornton station, according to authorities.
Monday September 24, 2007THE Hunter's coal train line was reopened about midday yesterday, eight hours earlier than anticipated, following a derailment at Thornton station on Thursday night.
Wednesday December 13, 2006ON THIS DAY: 1975PSYDNEY sweated again as the temperature soared to 39.5 degrees. Thousands of fires blazed across the state, with one threatening to approach the Holdsworthy Firing Range near Liverpool where there were known to be unexploded artillery shells lying in the bush. Five bushfire brigades were fighting this fire. Police blamed the heat for the derailment of a goods train on a bridge crossing the Nepean River at Menangle after a section of the line buckled.
Tuesday October 31, 2006RAIL commuters faced delays in and out of Newcastle yesterday morning after an empty train left the tracks at Newcastle station.
Tuesday February 14, 2006RAIL engineers are still inspecting all XPT power cars following last Thursday's derailment that forced the suspension of CountryLink XPT services across the state.
Friday February 10, 2006THOUSANDS of long-distance rail passengers were stranded yesterday when the entire XPT fleet was halted for safety inspections after a derailment.
Sunday January 8, 2006THE Australian Government's much-hyped climate change conference in Sydney this week is in danger of derailment after the sudden cancellation by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and possible withdrawal of Prime Minister John Howard.
Sunday May 15, 2005FROM season's dawn there has been no doubt this Hawthorn team will give its fans something to cheer in 2005. But at 1-6 from seven rounds - despite playing well - the kids seemed only a small stumble from derailment. It hasn't happened yet.
Saturday May 14, 2005Last month's horrific derailment revealed some harsh truths about Japanese culture
Sunday April 10, 2005EMERGENCY services spent hours yesterday rescuing the "victims" of a simulated train derailment as part of a police operation on the Central Coast.
Wednesday October 13, 2004AN investigation will continue today into Monday's derailment of a coal train at Thornton, which threw commuter and freight services into chaos for more than 24 hours.
Tuesday October 12, 2004PASSENGER services were expected to be back to normal this morning after CityRail commuters suffered major delays overnight because of a coal train derailment at Thornton.
Tuesday March 16, 2004The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is investigating Victoria's third train derailment this month.
Wednesday February 25, 2004AN investigation is under way to determine the cause of a train derailment that left carriages strewn across tracks at Broadmeadow and sparked a toxic chemical scare among residents.
Monday February 9, 2004They looked happy, but they lied. The 35,000 fans crammed into Wellington's Westpac Stadium for the International Rugby Sevens tournament seemed like they had overcome the Wallabies' derailment of the All Blacks' Rugby World Cup campaign last year.
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