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Although the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has yet to produce its final report on the fatal train crash at Carmont on 12 August 2020, there are now clear lessons about earthworks and weather management from this tragic event. Network Rails earthworks assets comprise 70,000 soil cuttings, 20,000 rock cuttings and 100,000 embankments.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment

The type of ScotRail train involved in the fatal Stonehaven derailment should be withdrawn from service because of their lack of crashworthiness, a rail engineer has urged.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment HST Landslide Stonehaven derailment

A rail engineer has called for the type of train involved in the tragic Stonehaven derailment to be scrapped amid safety concerns.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment HST Landslide Stonehaven derailment

The publication yesterday of the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) Interim Report on the derailment of a passenger train at Carmont, Aberdeenshire, last August offers more questions than answers, writes Lisa Gregory. Despite the huge advances we have seen in road safety, workplace safety, and health and safety law generally, we accept that accidents still happen and that some accidents ...
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment

A union has urged Network Rail to examine 'every mile' of Scottish track to ensure the Stonehaven train crash which killed three people.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment

Derailment of a passenger train at Carmont, Aberdeenshire, 12 August 2020.

(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment


Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont]: The huge Ainscough crane being used at the Carmont crash site to lift the rear power car out on 10th September 2020.
Duncan Ross 10/09/2020


Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont]: The site of the derailment has been restored with new track,and drainage and repairs to the bridge.
Network Rail 30/10/2020

A report says a signaller was not aware of any obstruction on the line where a train crashed, killing three people.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment

The family of an Aberdeen man, killed when a train derailed near Stonehaven last summer, say their grief is still 'very raw' - as they speak publicly about their loss for the first time.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Chris Stuchbury Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment

Three people died when a ScotRail train hit stones washed onto the track in Aberdeenshire on August 12 last year.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment

Contractors at the scene of the Stonehaven rail disaster ran after hearing a 'loud rumbling noise,' a new report has said.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment

The ScotRail train which derailed near Stonehaven leaving three people dead and six other injured came off the tracks after striking stones and debris, an official report has ruled.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment

A relative of one of the Stonehaven derailment victims has commissioned her own report into the tragedy.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment

A report following the Stonehaven train crash recommends greater use of aerial safety checks.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment

An interim report into the Stonehaven rail crash has been received by the procurator fiscal, six months on from the tragedy.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment


Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont]: The huge Ainscough crane being used at the Carmont crash site to lift the rear power car out on 10th September 2020.
Duncan Ross 10/09/2020

The sister of a man who died in the Stonehaven rail crash has accused rail authorities of 'structural failures' after a third safety incident came to light.
(Permalink) Carmont Carron Water Bridge [East Croft of Carmont] Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Stonehaven derailment


Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont]: The huge Ainscough crane being used at the Carmont crash site to lift the rear power car out on 10th September 2020.
Duncan Ross 10/09/2020


Carron Water Bridge [East Croft of Carmont]: A close up of the damaged parapet on the Carron Water Bridge, which collapsed the previous day on 16th January 2021 (See news item). Network Rail engineers can be seen firing up the chainsaw so I migh ...
Duncan Ross 17/01/2021

An investigation has been launched into trains speeding through the site of the Stonehaven rail crash despite emergency restrictions being in place over landslip fears.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Speed limit Stonehaven derailment

It is understood survivors of the accident near Stonehaven in which three people died are involved in legal action.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment

In the aftermath of the Stonehaven crash, our readers asked exactly what happened, how it happened, and why. We spoke to a panel of some of the UK's leading rail experts, and leaders of rail unions, to find out more about the derailment.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment

It has been a challenging year for Network Rail.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment

A fund for the families of three men killed in the Stonehaven train derailment raises more than £142,000.
(Permalink) Aberdeen Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Dundee Landslide Stonehaven derailment

The latest stage in extensive recovery and reinstatement works has begun following the Stonehaven derailment on August 12.
(Permalink) Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont] Derailment Landslide Stonehaven derailment


Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont]: Repairs to the embankment, railway and viaduct at West Carmont.
Network Rail /10/2020


Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont]: Repairs to the railway and improvements to the water course at West Carmont.
Network Rail /10/2020

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