The train, which was traveling from Poughkeepsie and carrying about 150 customers, jumped the tracks
at a curve near the Spuyten Duyvil Station in the Bronx, just a few miles north of its destination at Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal.
Xabier Martinez, a photographer who arrived at the scene as rescue workers were removing dozens of bodies, said two injured train passengers told him they felt a strong vibration just before the train's wagons jumped the tracks
Just before going into the northwestern shrine city of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, about an hour before sunset Wednesday night, a passenger train jumped the tracks
on a curvy stretch and crashed.
The train jumped the tracks
in the small town of Lac-Megantic in the province of Quebec, officials said Saturday.
In that state a train could have been derailed or jumped the tracks
and hit an on-coming service.
The locomotive and 16 coaches of the Kalka Mail, which runs from eastern Howrah to northern Kalka town, jumped the tracks
at 60mph near Malwa station in the Fatehpur district of northern India's Uttar Pradesh state.
Thirteen carriages of the Gyaneshwari Express travelling from Kolkata to Mumbai jumped the tracks
and most of the casualties were in four that collided with an oncoming goods train.
Seven coaches and the engine of the 2445 up Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express jumped the tracks
due to the impact of the blast.
Officials and police said the train jumped the tracks
as it approached a station near Hua Hin on the Gulf of Thailand before dawn.
A sheriff's office spokesman said dispatchers were told that five cars had tipped over and seven or eight had jumped the tracks
The Metra train, which was headed into Chicago from Joliet, Illinois was traveling almost 60 mph over the speed limit when it jumped the tracks
at a crossover.
While it would be dangerous to jump to hasty conclusions, we must take note of survivor reports that the train was running faster than usual when it jumped the tracks