At least four people have died and 63 injured when a train derailed in New York, says an official.
A Spanish train was hurtling around a curve at 179kph, more than twice the speed limit, when it leapt off the tracks in a fatal disaster.
The driver of a train wreck in Spain was responding to a phone call from the rail company when the crash took place, according to a court report.
Investigators have been working to determine the cause of a train crash near Paris that has claimed six lives.
Train services have been interrupted as a result of an accident between two commuter trains that collided near Pretoria.
A Metrorail train driver has been critically injured after two passenger trains collided in Pretoria.
At least 19 people have been killed and 24 others were injured when a truck collided with a train at a level crossing in Malelane, Mpumalanga.
Two trains ferrying several hundred passengers collided head-on in Meadowlands, Soweto on Thursday evening.
A luxury train derailed outside Pretoria on Wednesday, killing three people including a woman and her baby, born just after the accident.
At least 15 people were killed and 50 injured in Italy when a train hauling liquefied petroleum gas derailed and exploded as it passed their homes.
The driver of one of the trains destroyed in crashes on Monday has been suspended, the South African Rail Commuter Corporation said on Thursday.
Two accident-hit train lines resumed normal services on Tuesday, as Metrorail announced a number of safety interventions.
Signal failure is the likely cause behind the two train crashes on Monday, Railway Safety Regulator spokesperson Kwazi Kwaza said on Tuesday.
About 160 commuters, including a pregnant woman, were injured when two Jo'burg-bound Metrorail passenger trains collided with each other on Monday.