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Baku Metro Fire (1995)

In October 28, 1995, an electrical failure led to a fire on one of the trains in Baku’s Metro. The electrical failure caused a fire in the fourth of five … Continue reading

O’Hare CTA station train crash (2014)

On March 24, 2014, a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) passenger train overran the bumper at O’Hare subway station, injuring 34 people. The cause is under investigation. The front car of … Continue reading

Buenos Aires Rail Disaster (2012)

The 2012 Buenos Aires rail disaster, also known as the Once Tragedy, occurred on 22 February 2012, when a train crashed at Once Station in the Balvanera neighbourhood of Buenos … Continue reading

Kaprun Disaster

The Kaprun disaster was a fire that occurred in an ascending railway car in the tunnel of the Gletscherbahn 2 railway in Kaprun, Austria, on 11 November 2000. The disaster … Continue reading