A brake pipe valve was left closed on a Caledonian Sleeper train which overshot the platform at Edinburgh Waverley, a preliminary rail accident investigation has found. The Northbound Lowlander service ended up 650m (711 yards) east of the station following the incident on 1 August. The error happened when the locomotive had been attached at Carstairs.
A preliminary rail accident investigation is released into the incident which happened at Edinburgh Waverley.
RAIB Report - Loss of brake control on a passenger train approaching Edinburgh Waverley
Investigation into a loss of brake control on a passenger train approaching Edinburgh Waverley station, resulting in a station overrun, 1 August 2019.