Rescuers in Bangladesh were struggling on Tuesday to pull passengers from mangled wreckage after a head-on collision of two trains killed at least 16 people and injured more than 40, officials said.
Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters blocked train services during the early morning rush hour on Tuesday, causing commuter chaos in the latest anti-government campaign to roil the former British colony.
Indian navy helicopters and emergency service boats came to the rescue of about 700 people stuck on a train caught in floods near Mumbai on Saturday.
A fire in a switch box has caused massive delays and chaos on a main train route in Italy on Monday.
Four people died in 'unbearable' heat while travelling by train in northern India, which has been in the grip of a heatwave for two weeks, officials and passengers said Tuesday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boarded his train to return to Pyongyang on Saturday, two days after nuclear disarmament talks with US President Donald Trump collapsed in Hanoi.
A high-speed train from Germany derailed in the Swiss city of Basel late Sunday, a spokesman for German rail company Deutsche Bahn said, but no injuries have been reported.
The train, with over 360 people on board, was travelling from the Edirne region on the Greek and Bulgarian borders to Istanbul's Halkali station.