A train pulling tankers full of ethanol derailed and exploded in rural Ohio this weekend, sending up a fireball that could be seen 20 miles away. No one was hurt, but the train's conductor is probably never using E85 again.
An out-of-control service train barreling down the track on a small peninsula in Stavoren, Netherlands sliced right through a boating store and 300 yards of parking lot after busting through safety barriers. Incredibly, nobody was injured. [NBC-2]
According to this eyewitness account, a line of train cars mistakenly unhooked and rolled away down a gentle slope, smashing through a blockade into a lot full of brand-new GM vehicles awaiting transport, destroying as many as 300. Gallery below.