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Major disaster averted as two trains almost collide head-on

Major disaster averted as two trains almost collide head-on

Two trains narrowly avoided a head-on collision in Ginthota on the Coastal Line as the drivers of the locomotives managed prevent a possible major train disaster this afternoon. MORE..

January 29, 2016  03:13 pm|

US trains Lanka Navy on underwater demining

US trains Lanka Navy on underwater demining

The U.S. Navy has concluded a two-week training session in Trincomalee to equip and support Sri Lankas underwater demining efforts, the US embassy in Colombo announced today. MORE...

October 13, 2015  03:28 pm|

Probe launched into explosion inside Chilaw train

Probe launched into explosion inside Chilaw train

Police today said that an investigation has been launched into the explosion which had occurred inside a train at the Chilaw railway station last night, injuring a railway employee. MORE..

August 7, 2015  12:09 pm|

South Africa train crash: 300 injured near Johannesburg

South Africa train crash: 300 injured near Johannesburg

About 300 people have been injured in a collision between two trains near South Africas largest city, Johannesburg, paramedics have said. MORE...

July 18, 2015  01:21 pm|

Trains delayed as Yal Devi collides with container truck

Trains delayed as Yal Devi collides with container truck

Trains on the main line have been delayed due to a collision involving the Anuradhapura-bound Yal Devi train and a container truck near Hunupitiya Railway Station. MORE..

May 16, 2015  07:34 am|

Mother jumps in front of train with infant

Mother jumps in front of train with infant

A woman carrying her infant son committed suicide this morning by jumping in front of a speeding train in the Pilimathalawa area. Police said that the both the mother and son were killed instantly. MORE..

April 17, 2015  11:06 am|

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