Topic: Derailment

Barking derailment under RAIB investigation

With the busy north London Barking to Gospel Oak line still out of action, questions still remain unanswered as to the cause of the incident, which has left freight operators seeking alternative routes and commuters...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Orange saftey suited engineer inspects stockpile of new rails at British Steel works in UK

Re-railing Britain after the derailments

Two major freight derailments hit the UK network in January. Trains came off at Barking in London and Eastleigh on the south coast. You can read the latest updates here. With the incidents ripping up...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Derailment near Southampton

There is more disruption to UK freight services as a second major derailment within a week brings south coast services to a halt, with an intermodal train off the rails near Southampton. Hard pressed engineers on...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

London freight train derailed on new track

An investigation into a freight train derailment in London that caused huge disruption has revealed that the incident occurred where new tracks had recently been laid and  follow-up engineering work done just two days before....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy