Train Collision

Photos: 3 killed, 11 injured in train-microbus collision in northern Egypt’s Sharkia

Fri, 02 Sep 2022 - 12:10 GMT

The crash took place in Faqus town of Sharkia governorate near a railway crossing.

1 killed as train collides into pickup truck in Upper Egypt

Fri, 02 Jul 2021 - 12:01 GMT

The body was moved to the mortuary of the Qena General Hospital and the Public Prosecution was informed to proceed with investigations.

Investigations into Egypt’s Sohag train collision reveal railway employees’ negligence, forge, drug addiction

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 04:56 GMT

The investigations showed that the two trains’ drivers, assistants, and signaling tower employees are involved in the accident.

LE100K for family of victims killed in Sohag train collision, death toll decreases after 20 recovered from coma

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 05:11 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has said measures have been taken to compensate the victims of the Sohag train collision and their families, as well as precautions to avoid such accidents.

Transport minister apologizes for Sohag train collision, promises atomization of railways to avoid human error

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 04:13 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir apologized on Saturday for the Sohag train collision, promising to upgrade the railways in a high-tech system so human error may be avoided.

World Leaders offer condolences to Egypt for victims of Sohag train collision

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 02:12 GMT

World leaders expressed their sincere condolences to Egypt after a collision of two trains in Upper Egypt’s governorate of Sohag that left 32 dead and 108 injured on Friday.

Egyptian president says ‘deterrent punishment’ will be inflicted on culprits of Sohag train collision

Fri, 26 Mar 2021 - 01:41 GMT

Two trains in the Upper Egyptian governorate collided on Friday causing the death of 32 people and the injury of dozens, according to the official data by the Health Ministry.

Four officials at Railway Authority arrested for two-train collision

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 04:14 GMT

Two days ago, a two-rain collision occurred between Imbaba and Ramsis railways stations, injuring13 passengers and no deaths reported.

24 dead after train collision in Pakistan

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 12:36 GMT

One woman has died of her wounds and bodies of a child and a man were found beneath the rubble earlier today, according to Geo TV.

20 dead in Ramses Railway collision moved to hospitals: Health min.

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 - 10:56 GMT

Health Minister Hala Zayed said that 20 bodies, and 40 injured individuals were moved to hospitals including al-Helal, while the remaining cases will be moved to Nasser Institute and Dar al-Shefa hospitals.

At least two killed in South Africa train collision

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 - 09:15 GMT

At least two people were killed and dozens injured on Tuesday when two trains collided in the South African capital Pretoria, an emergency services official said.

Investigations reveal cause of Alexandria train accident

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 - 07:37 GMT

Investigations about the Port Said railway train revealed that the driver of the Express 13 train was the cause of the accident.

Alex prosecution remands Port Said train driver into custody

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 - 06:30 GMT

The Alexandria prosecution has decided to remand into custody the driver and assistant of the Port Said railway train.

Most of the injured in Alexandria train accident left hospitals

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 - 01:57 GMT

Spokesman's Health Ministry Megahed said that most of the wounded in Alexandria train accident were discharged from hospital.

TE launches blood donation campaign for Alex. train accident victims

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 - 01:22 GMT

Telecom Egypt (TE) has launched a campaign for blood donation for the injured of a recent train collision in Alexandria.

Cairo-Alexandria train driver put under 15 days in custody

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 - 11:38 GMT

East Alexandria prosecution decided to hold the driver of the Express 13 train.

Railway Authority aims to repair 1,200 km of rail

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 10:09 GMT

Two passenger trains collided in Alexandria on Friday, killing 41 people and injuring 120 others.

Sudan FM extends condolences over Alexandria train mishap

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 10:07 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received a call from his Sudanese counterpart Ibrahim Ghandour who extended his condolences over Alexandria’s train collision.

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