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Synonyms for derail

Synonyms for derail

cause to run off the tracks

run off or leave the rails


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BNSF Railway said crews continued Sunday to transfer ethanol from the derailed cars and get the cars back on the tracks.
A commuter on the train described how he felt a huge jolt and heard something like a blast when the train derailed and came to a sudden stop.
Just last month, a Freightliner Heavy Haul wagon derailed from the track close to Gateshead Stadium.
Trains between Barry and Bridgend are unable to run after a freight train derailed at Porthkerry
Madras Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express has got derailed because about four to five cattle got run over and the driver, loco-pilots tried their best to stop the train under the safety standards specified but these cattle got run over and because of that the first two wheels of the locomotive got derailed.
Meanwhile Kazakh Ministry of Emergency Situations said that eight derailed carriages were loaded with sulfuric acid, 17 carriages with hardware and one with grain.
The mayor said the main part of the train was eventually uncoupled from the derailed cars and moved, allowing the city to reopen East Broadway.
Ballester said about 30 people were on board when it derailed.
In a backdrop where no less than seven bogeys were reported by media to have derailed we received injured in tits and bits that too by grace of Allah not in serious condition," added the senior doctor.
THREE passengers were killed and over 35 injured when coaches of the Mangla Express train derailed near Nashik on Friday morning.
Published on Wednesday, 13 November 2013 11:43 PNN Saeb Erekat, member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)'s Executive Committee in charge of Palestinian-Israeli negotiations warned Wednesday that the negotiations will be derailed if Israeli authorities move ahead with plans to build over 20,000 new illegal settler units in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
AT least seven people are believed dead and several injured after a packed passenger train derailed outside Paris, France's interior minister says.
On Saturday in eastern Quebec, Canada, a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed, igniting fires and causing explosions in a town s downtown center.
Summary: A train has derailed and caught fire on a bridge in Manchester city centre.
Four people were killed after Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed near Chhapra in Bihar early on Wednesday morning, according to Indian media.