France’s Alstom said it had agreed to buy the train division of Canada’s Bombardier for up to 6.2 billion euros ($6.7 billion), in the latest bid by Western rail companies to bulk up in the face of Chinese competition.
Irfan Ali Sammu said the bus driver was at fault in the late Friday accident, and had begun crossing without assessing how close the train was. The dead and injured were on both the bus and the train, he said.
Three coaches were sent crashing off the tracks at Mondobhag station in the town of Kasba when a Dhaka-bound train and a locomotive bound for Chittagong collided.
The man was hanging off the side of a moving train while his friends captured the footage on their mobile phones
Police and emergency services rushed to the scene of the accident, which happened at 0745 (0845 (GMT) near Ingenheim in the Bas-Rhin area, the local prefecture said in a statement.
The driver of the blue BMW seemed to be in a tearing hurry, and thought he would get the better of the locomotive at the railway crossing.
ISLAMABAD: After a prolonged delay, a trial run of the Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) Lahore was inaugurated on Tuesday. This was the flagship project of former Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif,
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan sent a cable of condolences to President of Pakistan Arif Alvi, expressing sympathy over the deaths of the massive fire that broke out on a moving train in eastern Punjab province on Thursday.
The Sikh pilgrims were from the northwestern city of Peshawar and were returning home from a visit to the shrine of Nankana Sahib in Sheikhupura.
Transport for London (TfL) confirmed a Chiltern Railways service stopped a few metres in front of a Tube train at Chalfont & Latimer station, in Buckinghamshire, on Sunday night. An image from the scene shows the two trains just metres apart on the Metropolitan line.