Officials are investigating why the Amtrak Cascades train went into a 30 mph curve at 80 mph before derailing off a bridge and falling onto highway traffic below.
Two passenger trains derailed in the state of Madhya Pradesh only minutes apart. Wednesday's accidents happened on a flooded bridge, as vast swaths of the country continue to be hit by heavy monsoon rains.
All eight passengers killed in last week's Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia have been identified. Officials have ordered Amtrak to implement several procedures to improve safety on the railway's northeast corridor.
And at least 50 were injured when the express train running from Dehradun to Varanasi blew a signal, railway officials said.
A train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded near Charleston, destroying one home and contaminating local water supply. One person was treated for possible respiratory problems.
A rush-hour subway train derailed in Moscow on Tuesday, health officials said. Warning: Some graphic images.
A passenger train derailment on Sunday left four dead and more than 60 injured. It is still too early to determine if human error played a factor, officials said.
Four people are dead, and at least 67 are injured following the Metro-North train derailment. The train was traveling at 82 mph as it was entering a 30 mph curve.
UPDATED: "Dozens" wounded, 9 in critical condition after a deadly high-speed train derailment in the suburbs of Paris. "It is an apocalyptic spectacle," said one official.