Philadelphia Train Riders Failed to Intervene as Woman was Allegedly Raped, Authorities Say

Bystanders failed to help a woman from being raped on a transit train in Philadelphia last week or to call police, authorities said. The alleged incident, described as a “horrendous criminal act,” occurred on the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s (SEPTA) …

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Metro Train Collision in Kuala Lumpur Injures Over 200 Passengers

Two metro trains collided in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, injuring over 200 passengers. A train carrying 213 passengers collided with an empty one in an underground tunnel near the Petronas Twin Towers at about 8:45 p.m. local time, according …

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Mexican Overpass Collapses, 23 Dead, 60 Injured

A Mexico City subway overpass collapsed onto a busy street below Monday night, killing at least 23 people, including children, officials said. More than 60 people were injured.  Photos and video from the scene show several damaged train cars hanging …

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Taiwan Train Derails Inside Tunnel, At Least 54 Dead, 156 Injured

At least 54 people have died so far including the conductor after a train derailed inside a tunnel in Hualien County while 156 were injured. A Taroko Express train carrying 490 people from Shulin, New Taipei City was headed to …

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Malaysia Pays Singapore $76m for Cancelling High-Speed Rail Project

Malaysia has paid $76.30 million to Singapore for the cancellation of the high-speed rail line between the neighbors after years of “stop-start negotiations,” officials said on Monday. In the joint statement, the two countries said they agreed on the amount …

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Wandering Beaver Causes Toronto Subway Station Closure

The entrance of the Royal York subway station was temporarily closed after a beaver wandered inside. The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) explained that the beaver entered the Royal York Subway Station on Bloor Street, near the Humber Marshes after 6 …

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Richard Branson’s Virgin Enterprises Sues South Florida’s Brightline for Reputational Damage

Virgin Enterprises has filed a lawsuit against Brightline railways for $251 million in damages, after Brightline says that Virgin “tarnished” their reputation. Brightline told Virgin that they were tarnishing their reputation, saying that the “Virgin brand had ceased to constitute …

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