Fatal train derailment 'like Hornby set thrown in air' [BBC News]





Date: 17/09/2020

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps makes the comparison about the Stonehaven crash in the House of Commons.


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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps makes the comparison about the Stonehaven crash in the House of Commons.

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21/09/2020Final train carriages removed from Stonehaven derailment site [Evening Express]
16/09/2020Old Military Road reopens as section of West Highland Railway is reinstated [Press and Journal]
16/09/2020Heart of Wales line to partially reopen in November as repairs following storm damage and freight derailment continue [Network Rail]
15/09/2020Climate proofed? Landslips on two iconic Scots routes lead to new concerns over transport resilience [HeraldScotland]
14/09/2020Highlands rail line closed following landslip [Press and Journal]
14/09/2020Travel disruption after landslip closes West Highland Line [BBC News]
11/09/2020Falkirk rail commuters face further disruption due to flooding at Polmont [Falkirk Herald]
11/09/2020Video: Work to clear scene of Stonehaven train derailment continues [Evening Express]
11/09/2020First carriage removed from Stonehaven derailment site travels south on A90 [Press and Journal]
10/09/2020In pictures: Carriage removed from Stonehaven crash site [Evening Times]
10/09/2020Stonehaven crash: Emergency instructions for trains issued after derailment [Scotsman]
10/09/2020Stonehaven crash: report finds almost 600 sites 'similar' to tragedy location [The Herald]
10/09/2020Stonehaven derailment: Report says climate change impact on railways 'accelerating' [BBC News]
10/09/2020Action taken to improve resilience of railway following Stonehaven tragedy [GOV.UK]
10/09/2020Stonehaven derailment: Work to remove train carriages begins [BBC News]
07/09/2020Work to reopen the railway at Stonehaven begins [Network Rail]
04/09/2020Safety fears after landslide near to Inverclyde railway line [Greenock Telegraph]
03/09/2020'No date' for when Edinburgh to Glasgow train route will return to normal [Edinburgh Live]
02/09/2020Rail line at Stonehaven closed until October as transport secretary highlights challenges of probing fatal rail crash [Press and Journal]
01/09/2020Network Rail report into resilience of UKs railway to be published shortly [Press and Journal]
31/08/2020New road to be built to help recover train following north-east derailment [Evening Express]
31/08/2020ScotRail introduces Stonehaven shuttle service to keep customers moving [ScotRail]
30/08/2020Vandals and landslips hit heritage railways in Borders and Bo'ness [Scotsman]
30/08/2020Investigations at scene of Stonehaven train crash to conclude within the week [Press and Journal]
28/08/2020Hundreds line the streets to pay tribute to tragic conductor in sombre day for Scotlands railway [Evening Express]
28/08/2020Stonehaven derailment: Line 'closed for several more weeks' [BBC News]
28/08/2020Derailment and fire involving a tanker train at Llangennech [RAIB]
27/08/2020Network Rail confirm plans for new road to Stonehaven crash site ahead of carriage removal [Press and Journal]
26/08/2020Stonehaven train derailment bravery marked at Scottish Parliament [Ellon Times]
25/08/2020Union seeks clarification over circumstances of fatal Stonehaven derailment [Press and Journal]
25/08/2020Task forces launched after train derailment [BBC News]
23/08/2020Glasgow to Edinburgh trains disrupted after landslip on line near Shotts [Daily Record]
22/08/2020Stonehaven train driver's wife in heartfelt response to claims husband was at fault [Scotsman]
22/08/2020Supporters of Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway raise 80,000 in a week for emergency appeal [Falkirk Herald]
21/08/2020Passenger train derailment near Carmont - updated 21/08/2020 [RAIB]
21/08/2020Derailed train had reached almost 73mph [BBC News]
20/08/2020People invited to submit messages to online book of condolences for Stonehaven train crash victims [Press and Journal]
19/08/2020Minute's silence honours train crash victims [BBC News]
18/08/2020Stonehaven train crash: One person remains in hospital as plans to remove carriages from tracks discussed [Evening Express]
18/08/2020Calls for hero off-duty conductor to receive Pride of Britain award after courageous efforts during Stonehaven train tragedy [Evening Express]
17/08/2020Calls for more funding to protect transport infrastructure in north-east in wake of Stonehaven train tragedy [Press and Journal]
17/08/2020Nearly 20,000 raised by separate fundraisers after Stonehaven train derailment [Press and Journal]
17/08/2020Bellwin scheme unlocked to support financial impact of Stonehaven train crash [Press and Journal]
16/08/2020Fatal train may have hit 50mph on bend [Sunday Times]
16/08/2020Stonehaven train derailment: Minute's silence to remember rail crash victims [BBC News]
16/08/2020Stonehaven train crash: Sister of train driver blames ScotRail bosses for his death [Scotsman]
15/08/2020Thousands raised in 48 hours for Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway's emergency landslide appeal [Falkirk Herald]
15/08/2020Calls for north-east to stand together to pay tribute to Stonehaven train crash victims [Evening Express]
15/08/2020Chief inspector of rail accidents says Stonehaven disaster would have been much worse under normal passenger levels [Press and Journal]
15/08/2020Efforts being made to protect environment from diesel spilled by damaged train after tragic crash [Press and Journal]
14/08/2020Duke of Rothesay visits Stonehaven train derailment site [Press and Journal]
14/08/2020Firefighters called to Stonehaven rail crash faced with hazardous and difficult scene [Press and Journal]
14/08/2020Hero train worker walked miles while injured to raise Stonehaven crash alarm [Daily Record]
14/08/2020Investigators will probe how Stonehaven rail crash went unnoticed due to poor phone signal [Daily Mail]
14/08/2020Major delays on Scotland's busiest transport routes in aftermath of flooding [Scotsman]
14/08/2020Probe into Stonehaven rail disaster will look at storm and structure of the earth [Evening Express]
14/08/2020Are we doing enough to modernise infrastructure with a changing climate? [BBC News]
14/08/2020Investigation into ScotRail tragedy confirms train crashed after hitting landslip [Metro]
14/08/2020Passenger train derailment near Carmont, Aberdeenshire [RAIB]
13/08/2020Nicola Sturgeon: 'Hearts of a nation' are with families after Stonehaven train crash - Evening Express [Evening Express]
13/08/2020Scotland's papers: 'Horror on the 06:38' and 'tragedy on the tracks' [BBC News]
13/08/2020Stonehaven: Rail crash investigation launched after three die in derailment [Scotsman]
13/08/2020The fatal train crashes in Scotlands modern railway history [Scotsman]
13/08/2020Andrew Haines arrives at Stonehaven following derailment [Network Rail]
13/08/2020Changes to Scotrail services announced after Stonehaven derailment and extreme weather [Evening Times]
13/08/2020Colleagues pay tribute to train driver killed in Stonehaven train crash [Press and Journal]
13/08/2020Driver and conductor killed in Stonehaven train crash named [Evening Express]
13/08/2020Four firefighters injured in Stonehaven rail tragedy as investigation launched [Daily Record]
13/08/2020Network Rail to carry out site inspections across country following Stonehaven train crash [Evening Express]
13/08/2020Site of Stonehaven rail disaster has history of mudslides [Evening Express]
13/08/2020Stonehaven train crash: Crew member walked a mile along tracks to raise alarm [Scotsman]
13/08/2020Network Rail pledges immediate action following Stonehaven derailment [Network Rail Media Centre]
13/08/2020Checks ordered across rail network following Stonehaven train tragedy [Scotsman]
13/08/2020Passengers evacuated after train gets stuck in landslip [Metro]
13/08/2020Train crash near Stonehaven: everything we know about the incident at Carmont in Aberdeenshire - and what caused the derailment [Scotsman]
13/08/2020Emergency Landslide Appeal [Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway]
12/08/2020Boris Johnson 'saddened' by train derailment in Scotland after landslide [Metro]
12/08/2020Three dead after passenger train derails near Stonehaven [BBC News]
12/08/2020ScotRail train derails near Aberdeen sparking emergency response [Mail Online]
14/07/2020Rail Regulator: More needs to be done to tackle impact on safety from climate change [ORR]
12/07/2020West Highland line to reopen for customers [Network Rail Media Centre]
25/06/2020Landslip causing major disruption to Highland railway services [Press and Journal]
23/06/2020More reliable journeys along the West Coast main line in Cumbria [Network Rail]
04/05/2020Works to stabilise crumbling embankment on West Highland railway line to begin this week [Press and Journal]
06/04/202014th century cave and drawings discovered during landslip repair works near Guildford [Rail Business Daily]
13/03/2020Michael Matheson visits site of storm-damaged Dumfries rail line [Network Rail]
03/03/2020Successful emergency landslip repair reopens southbound West Coast main line to passengers a day early [Network Rail]
01/03/2020Railway landslip forces section of West Coast main line near Warrington to close [Network Rail]
23/02/2020Vital repairs for storm-damaged Dumfries rail line now underway [Network Rail]
22/02/2020New section of road could solve rockfall woes at Stromeferry [Press and Journal]
21/02/2020Rail commuters face month of chaos due to landslip repairs [Daily Record]
13/02/2020Kilmarnock to Dumfries rail line repairs to take four weeks [BBC News]
10/02/2020Landslip on Ayrshire railway line causing chaos for passengers [Daily Record]
01/02/2020Update: Derailment at Eastleigh [Network Rail]
16/01/2020Glenfinnan Viaduct is the back drop to railway protection work [Network Rail]
05/08/2019Caledonian Sleeper forced to cancel service as West Highland Line closes due to landslip [Press and Journal]
05/08/2019Weather warnings as heavy rain causes landslides [BBC News]
28/07/2019Train derailment sends 70 cars off track [BBC News]
14/06/2019England flooding: Flood passengers stranded on rescue train [BBC News]
12/04/2019Cement slabs dropped onto Fife railway line threaten derailment [Scotsman]
22/03/2019Mammoth project to move 50,000 tonnes of earth on West Cumbrian coast line [Network Rail]
15/11/2018First Greater Anglia FLIRT bi-mode arrives in Norwich for testing [RTM]
29/10/2018ScotRail train driver involved in derailment tested positive for drugs twice [Scotsman]
26/10/2018Stonehaven derailment train driver failed drug test but investigations ongoing [Press and Journal]
20/10/2018New system signals changes for Stromeferry motorists [Network Rail]
11/10/2018Train derailment closes line between Aberdeen and Dundee [BBC News]
05/10/2018Council wants ScotRail to help ease disruption on Stromeferry bypass [West Highland Free Press]
19/09/2018Train services disrupted after derailment at Inverness [BBC News]
19/09/2018Trains cancelled between Inverness and the central belt after overnight derailment [Press and Journal]
27/08/2018Work begins at Stromeferry bypass [Highland Council]
08/08/2018Train derailment in Lochaber caused by rapid thaw of snow [Scotsman]
08/07/2018Turkey train derails en route to Istanbul, killing 24 [BBC News]
05/04/2018Stromeferry Bypass users face long detour [BBC News]
03/04/2018Lynton and Lynmouth cliff railway closed after landslip [ITV News]
25/01/2018Italy train crash: Three killed in derailment near Milan [BBC News]
25/01/2018Glasgow-Edinburgh railway line closed for second day [BBC News]
24/01/2018Landslip closes main Glasgow-Edinburgh railway line [BBC News]
22/01/2018Train trapped by tonnes of mud after landslip [BBC News]
18/12/2017Amtrak Washington train crash: Deaths as carriages fall on US motorway [BBC News]
22/11/2017Landslip closes train line between Inverness and Dingwall [BBC News]
04/04/2017Glasgow landslip causes week-long rail disruption [BBC News]
31/03/2017Flying Scotsman marks Carlisle-to-Settle line reopening [BBC News]
20/03/2017Somerset freight train derailment causes 48 hour blockage [BBC News]
19/02/2017First scheduled steam train service used by 5,500 people [BBC News]
14/02/2017Settle-Carlisle line: Tornado powers 12 scheduled services [BBC News]
23/01/2017Southeastern Railway commuters hit with major delays after freight train derails [Evening Standard]
22/01/2017India train crash: 36 killed in Andhra Pradesh derailment [Guardian]
14/01/2017Steam to run timetabled Northern trains on S&C [Rail]
13/12/2016Iconic Settle-Carlisle line to reopen by 31 March following remarkable works [RTM]
28/11/2016Train derailment causes delays to rail passengers in North West [BBC News]
20/11/2016India train crash: 115 killed in derailment near Kanpur [BBC News]
19/11/2016Croydon line tram driver suspended over Sun footage [BBC News]
18/11/2016Croydon trams: 'Sleeping' driver footage probed [Sun]
09/11/2016Croydon tram: Seven dead and 50 injured after derailment [BBC News]
03/11/2016Tramway suggested as solution to Stromeferry Bypass [BBC News]
19/09/2016Services on landslip line return to normal [Rail News]
16/09/2016Train derailed in 'landslide' near Watford Junction [BBC News]
22/08/2016Restoration of a once busy mine railway in remote moorland valley [Northern Echo]
15/08/2016Landslide debris cleared from Highland railway line [BBC News]
12/08/2016Landslide blocks Highlands railway line and road [BBC News]
07/07/2016Landslip-hit Settle-to-Carlisle line section shut until 2017 [BBC News]
17/06/2016Train derails at Paddington: Services disrupted in and out of station [BBC News]
17/05/2016Landslip could close section of S&C until late 2017 [Rail]
15/03/2016HS2 denies claims that its trains are at risk of derailing at top speeds [Guardian]
12/03/2016HS2 at risk of derailing at top speeds, report finds [Telegraph]
04/03/2016Appleby landslip: Carlisle-to-Settle rail repair plan agreed [BBC News]
17/02/2016Appleby landslip: Part of Settle to Carlisle route 'shut for months' [BBC News]
07/02/2016Carlisle to Newcastle trains set to resume [ITV News]
15/01/2016Thousands of tonnes of debris blocks Newcastle to Carlisle railway [BBC News]
30/12/2015Landslip causes disruption to Inverness-Kyle rail service and closes A835 Tore to Ullapool road [Inverness Courier]
19/11/2015Late braking blamed for TGV Est derailment [IRJ]
14/11/2015Seven dead as French TGV high-speed train derails [BBC News]
28/09/2015Freight train derailment in Dundee causes delays [BBC News]
15/08/2015Rail line repair on track after derailment at Cumnock [BBC News]
05/08/2015Indian trains in deadly derailment in Madhya Pradesh [BBC News]
03/08/2015Two weeks to repair line after engineering train derailment [BBC News]
13/05/2015US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, five killed [BBC News]
13/03/2015Chiltern rail line reopens after 350,000 tonne landslip [BBC News]
05/03/2015Harbury landslip line to reopen three weeks early [Rail News]
18/11/2014Dramatic picture shows derailed train strewn across tracks in Bedlington [Evening Chronicle]
20/08/2014Lac-Megantic report condemns Transport Canada [International Railway Journal]
13/08/2014Swiss train derailed in landslide [BBC News]
15/07/2014Russia derailment: 21 dead in Moscow metro crash [BBC News]
13/07/2014Fully prepared for the long haul [Yorkshire Post]
06/07/2014 Boeing 737 fuselages damaged in train derailment [Reuters]
29/06/2014Rail warning system 'ears' can hear landslide [Scotsman]
13/04/2014Wensleydale railway reopens for Easter after major feat of restoration by three engineers [Northern Echo]
02/04/2014Scots trains 'ran despite landslip risk' [Scotsman]
25/03/2014Union: Train operator dozed off [Salt Lake Tribune]
25/03/2014Teignmouth Controlled Landslip [Network Rail]
23/03/2014Holme Tunnel due to reopen following repairs [BBC News]
09/02/2014Landslip causes further rail misery for South West travellers [BBC News]
22/12/2013Landslip blocks Cumbrian rail line at Harrington [BBC News]
01/12/2013New York train crash: Metro-North derailment in Bronx [BBC News]
15/10/2013'Extensive damage' after north London derailment [ITV News]
25/07/2013Spain train crash: Galicia derailment kills 78 [BBC News]
15/07/2013Loose fishplate identified following French inter-city derailment [Railway Gazette]
08/07/2013Rail line reopens after Hatfield Colliery landslip [BBC News]
13/06/2013Stainforth landslip rail line to reopen in July [BBC News]
18/05/2013Metro-North Trains Collide in Connecticut; Dozens of Injuries Are Reported [New York Times]
18/04/2013Alternative train route now being trialled after Scunthorpe line landslip [Scunthorpe Telegraph]
11/04/2013The trains are back at Wensleydale Railway [Harrogate News]
24/03/2013Wensleydale Railway volunteers in funds plea after landslip [BBC News]
15/02/2013Owners write off derailed locomotive due to costs [Scotsman]
13/02/2013South Yorkshire landslip rail line closed for weeks [BBC News]
14/01/2013Egypt train crash kills army recruits [Guardian]
19/12/2012Mudslide derails BNSF train near Everett [KOMO News]
15/11/2012Reward offered over Angus train derailment [BBC News]
04/11/2012Train derailment halts services between Aberdeen and Edinburgh [STV News]
30/10/2012Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway reopens after 1m repairs [BBC News]
18/09/2012Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway hits £1m target [BBC News]
31/08/2012Engineers work overnight to clear blocked rail line after landslip [STV]
30/08/2012Train derails in Cumbria after landslide [Guardian]
29/08/2012Heavy rains hit parts of Scotland [BBC News]
09/08/2012Innovative response to Highland landslip short-listed for top rail award [Railscot]
08/08/2012Corrour Station House view 'spoilt' by derailed train [BBC News]
18/07/2012Passengers escape uninjured in two separate landslide incidents on Scotlands railways [Scotsman]
12/07/2012Boulder 'likely cause' of West Highland line derailment [BBC News]
10/07/2012West Highland line repaired after Tulloch derailment [BBC News]
03/07/2012Derailment recovery work continues on WHL [Network Rail]
01/07/2012West Highland Line disruption to last several more days [Lochaber News]
29/06/2012Landslides and fire disrupt rail services as rains hit Scotland [BBC News]
09/05/2012Derailed train causes major disruption to northern rail services [STV]
02/05/2012Inverness and Aviemore rail line reopens after landslip [BBC News]
29/04/2012Two taken to hospital after train derails [Telegraph]
28/04/2012Engineers work around the clock to repair damaged rail line [Inverness Courier]
27/04/2012Highland Chieftain train stopped in its tracks by landslide [Highland News]
11/04/2012Rockfall road set for full reopening [Ross-shire Journal]
05/04/2012Network Rail fined £4m over 'preventable' crash [Independent]
04/04/2012New Blackpool tram derailed on first journey [BBC News]
19/03/2012Road traffic allowed onto railway at Stromeferry [BBC News]
15/03/2012Rubber mats laid on railway at Stromeferry [BBC News]
01/03/2012Early Inverness commuter train service to be restored [Highland News]
26/02/2012Officials say 3 dead in Canadian train derailment [Chippewa Herald]
31/01/2012Work has begun to repair a heritage railway line embankment in Gloucestershire [BBC]
17/01/2012Additional service for Plockton High School pupils [Railscot]
06/01/2012Cars on rails to end 140-mile detour in Wester Ross [BBC News]
08/12/2011Five-tonne landslip closes Highland railway line [STV]
26/08/2011ScotRail to introduce more loco-hauled trains [Railscot]
24/08/2011Train wagons 'jumped' at level crossing in Sutherland [BBC News]
06/08/2011Track points 'heavily worn' at Waverley derailment site [BBC News]
29/07/2011Rail services from Waverley return to normal [BBC News]
28/07/2011Travel disruption caused by derailed train to continue until Friday [STV]
27/07/2011The politics of China's high-speed train wreck [Washington Post]
14/07/2011Rock fall calls after Argyll train derailment [BBC News]
10/05/2011Station Manager sacked for moving trolley off line [BBC News]
26/04/2011Thank you ceremony for staff from Loch Awe train crash [Oban Times]
23/04/2011Gloucestershire Warwickshire railway line reopens [BBC]
30/03/2011Network Rail faces Potter Bar sentence [RailNews]
19/11/2010Argyll train derailment driver honoured [BBC]
17/11/2010Fierce weather blocks Cornish main line [Rail-News]
14/06/2010Track reopens after derailment [BBC News]
25/05/2010Derailment - Wind River Canyon, Wyoming [Sheridan Media.com]
12/04/2010Landslide derails Italian train leaving 9 dead [BBC News]
30/03/2010East Coast line hit by landslips [BBC News]
23/01/2010No injuries in train derailment [BBC News]
11/01/2010Carrbridge derailment - day 8 [Railscot]
09/01/2010Carrbridge derailment - day 6 [Railscot]
05/01/2010Snow derailment problems continue [BBC News]
04/01/2010Carrbridge derailment 4 January 2009 [Railscot News]
22/10/2009Harwich line passenger services suspended till 9 November [Network Rail Article]
31/07/2009Rail disaster victims remembered [BBC News]
28/01/2009Train derailment probe under way [BBC News]
28/01/2009Train derailment oil hits birds [BBC News]
22/08/2008Rail services resume after floods [BBC News]
16/04/2008Rail strike threat looms [Channel 4 News]
18/01/2008Landslip closes busy railway line [BBC News]
03/10/2007Work will close key 120-mile rail link for nine days [Scotsman]
03/09/2007Rail workers hurt in derailment [BBC News]
20/07/2007Railway line blocked by landslip [BBC News]
06/07/2007Tube disruption after derailment [BBC News]
05/07/2007Tube route safety checks ordered [BBC News]
22/06/2007Landslide causes rail disruption [BBC News]
24/05/2007Crash cuts Network Rail bonuses [BBC News]
11/05/2007Train accident slows services [Scotsman]
10/05/2007Derailment sparks delays [Scotsman]
28/02/2007'Avoid witch hunt' says rail crash survivor [Scotsman]
10/01/2007More rail misery for thousands as signals fault causes mayhem [Scotsman]
08/01/2007Train services on track after derailment [Scotsman]
06/01/2007Derailment continues to affect Waverley rail services [Scotsman]
06/01/2007Train disruption set to continue [BBC News]
30/11/2006Train derailment report released [BBC News]
24/10/2006Disruption after train derailment [BBC News]
06/11/2004Major delays forecast after freight train derailment [Scotsman]
05/11/2004Rail line disrupted by derailment [BBC News]
11/08/2004Weather leads to service cancellations in Scotland [Railscot]
28/06/2004Theme park fined over derailment [BBC News]
12/05/2004Tube to reopen after derailment [BBC News]
11/05/2004Derailment track 'just worked on' [BBC News]
16/04/2004Drunk man put 25kg of metal on city railway line [Scotsman]
07/02/2004Rail companies fined over failures [Scotsman]
26/01/2004Vandal hunt after train hits rubble [Scotsman]
10/10/2003Jarvis withdraws from railway infrastructure maintenance [Jarvis]
18/11/2002Weather impacts on ScotRail's performance [Scotsman]
10/11/2002Line blocked by landslip near Larbert [Railscot]
01/11/2002Landslide at Hartwood [Railscot]
23/10/2002Service disruption and reinstatement [Railscot]
22/10/2002Flooding affects services [Railscot]
12/10/2002Derailment at Airdrie station [Railscot]
30/07/2002'Monsoon' disrupts services [Railscot]
17/06/2002Derailment at Quintinshill [Railscot]
29/10/2001Mudslide closes Kyle of Lochalsh to Strathcarron [Railscot]
02/01/2001Landslide near Gleneagles [Railscot]
28/07/2000Flooding of the East Coast Mainline at Grantshouse [Railscot]