Train crash

Families of deceased in Egypt’s Qalyoub train crash to get LE 100,000 compensation: Ministry

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 10:06 GMT

Families of the deceased in the train crash that took place on Tuesday in Qalyoub railway station in Greater Cairo will get LE 100,000 compensation each, Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine El-Qabbaj announced.

Death toll in Egypt’s Qalyoub train crash rises to 4

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 08:57 GMT

Death toll in a train crash that took place in Greater Cairo’s Qalyoub city has risen to four, Ministry of Health said in a statement early on Wednesday.

Egypt’s prosecution detains railway technician over deadly train crash in Suez

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 10:03 GMT

Train no. 115 travelling from Ismailia to Suez crashed into a pickup truck towing a trailer and loaded with bricks. The accident took place in a level crossing in Suez’s Al-Amer village.

Railways movement suspended after 2-train collision due to heavy rains

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 05:31 GMT

Egypt's railways movement was suspended due to bad weather, Thursday according to Egyptian National Railways statement.

Sadek summons national railways top official over Ramses blaze

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 - 02:33 GMT

The chairmanship of the Egyptian National Railways has been assumed by engineer Ashraf Raslan.

Saudi King, CP condole with Sisi after Ramses railway blaze

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 09:59 GMT

King Salman of Saudi Arabia, and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman sent a cable of condolences to the Egyptian president following Ramses Railway Station blaze.

Citizens line up to donate blood after Cairo railway blaze

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 06:57 GMT

Walid Mordy, a railway employee, said that he, along with his colleagues, managed to save over ten people who caught fire, using water and blankets.

How Ramses train moved without driver, crashed into platform

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 06:55 GMT

There was an altercation between the driver and the other worker in the station and the train was moving slowly and then accelerated so they could not not catch it, the source said in press remarks.

Salah sends a condolence message to train accident victims

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 06:35 GMT

Liverpool Egyptian winger, Mohamed Salah, sent a message to support the families of the train crash victims.

President mourns victims of Cairo's railway blaze

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 - 02:31 GMT

Sisi said that he issued directives for the government to immediately move to the incident scene, identify and punish whoever is responsible for it after thorough investigation.

What we know about Ramses Railway Station fatal blaze

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 - 01:27 GMT

Official sources said the railcar could not move with such high speed without a driver unless someone had set it to move.

14 railway officials referred to investigation over Giza train crash

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 08:23 GMT

Minister of Transportation Hesham Araft referred 14 officials of Egyptian Railways Authority to be investigated over derailment of the Upper Egypt-bound train

UPDATE: Death toll of Beheira train crash reaches 15

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 - 12:13 GMT

10 persons died, 15 were injured in a train crash took place in Beheira governorate on Wednesday

At least 3 dead after train derails near Milan

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 09:01 GMT

A train derailment near Italy's financial capital Milan killed between three and five people on Thursday

Death toll of S. Africa passenger train crash rises to 18

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 - 10:32 GMT

The death toll of a train crash in South Africa's Free State province that resulted from a collision between a truck and a passenger train on Thursday has risen to 18.

Alexandria train crash drivers’ imprisonment sentence renewed

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 - 04:05 GMT

The detention of the two trains’ drivers involved in the crash incident in Alexandria .

Putin extends condolences to Sisi over deadly train crash – Kremlin

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 03:56 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi over the deadly trains’ collision in Alexandria.

Railway official died upon seeing bodies of Alex train collision victims

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 12:26 GMT

Mostafa El-Sayed, the minister of transportation’s advisor for the maintenance of the railway, died upon seeing bodies of Alexandria’s train collision victims.

King Abdullah II extends condolences to Sisi over train collision

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 08:43 GMT

King Abdullah II of Jordan extended his condolences to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over Alexandria’s train collision

LE 50,000 compensation for families of Alex train collision victims

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 06:02 GMT

Minister of Solidarity Ghada Wali announced compensations worth LE 50K for each family of victims who perished in Alexandria’s train collision.