By Inquirer Business
, Miguel R. Camus
, Niña P. Calleja
The apparent suicide that disrupted the operations of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 on Wednesday was the fifth case of people jumping onto train tracks in Metro Manila in the last three years, lending urgency to calls to install protective barriers on the heavily used transport systems.
A passenger train has plowed into and killed five elephants of a herd crossing railroad tracks in eastern India.
The world’s longest high-speed rail route, running from the Chinese capital Beijing to Guangzhou in the south, will open for business on December 26, state media said Saturday.
By Juan Escandor Jr.
Passing the villages of the town of Ragay in Camarines Sur in the wee hours of the morning Friday, a Philippine National Railways (PNR) train bound for Ligao City from here ran over two men in Apali, according to police.
Services were disrupted along a new multibillion-dollar Singapore metro line on Wednesday, the third straight day of rush-hour delays for the city-state’s gleaming train system.
By Katherine Evangelista
The Light Rail Transport Lines 1 and 2 will stop operations early on Wednesday for extensive maintenance activity which will begin Thursday, a spokesman from the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) said Wednesday.
By Daniel Merolla
BUENOS AIRES—Desperate families were searching for loved ones Thursday after a massive train crash in Buenos Aires killed 50 people, injured nearly 700 and left dozens trapped for hours in the wreckage. Rescuers spent much of the day prying people from the wreckage after the packed train slammed into a wall at a major railway [...]
By Karen Boncocan
The Metro Rail Transit system, which temporarily implemented half-line operations due to track problems at its Guadalupe Station earlier on Monday, is now fully operational, a spokesman said.
By Paolo G. Montecillo
A 34-year-old man was killed Friday when his Honda Civic rammed into a southbound commuter train at a railroad crossing in Posadas, Parañaque City.
By Julie M. Aurelio
The Quezon City government is carefully studying the pros and cons posed by the proposed Metro Rail Transit (MRT-7) project.
BEIJING—A Shanghai subway train crash last week was caused by negligence and three subway employees have been removed from their posts, the city’s safety authorities said. Nine other subway train managers and workers were also punished for negligence that led one train to crash into a stationary train on September 27, injuring around 290 passengers, [...]
By Karen Boncocan
Metro Rail Transit 3 resumed half-line operations Saturday afternoon, after being suspended due to power failure, a spokesman for the MRT3 and Light Rail Transit Authority said.
By Jamie Marie Elona
Operations of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) for stations beyond Bicutan have resumed after hours of interruption due to a hole found along its track, a PNR officer said Saturday.