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The type of ScotRail train involved in the fatal Stonehaven derailment should be withdrawn from service because of their lack of crashworthiness, a rail engineer has urged.
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A rail engineer has called for the type of train involved in the tragic Stonehaven derailment to be scrapped amid safety concerns.
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Passengers are facing disruption to services this morning after an engineering train derailed at Church Fenton overnight.
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A signalling fault caused a train in Dalwhinnie to wrongly divert from one line to another, causing it to derail.
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Dalwhinnie: This is the HST that derailed around 3AM this morning. A quote from RAIB: 'We are deploying inspectors to gather evidence following the derailment of a test train at Dalwhinnie on the Highland Line in ...
John Gray 10/04/2021

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 ...
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A union has urged Network Rail to examine 'every mile' of Scottish track to ensure the Stonehaven train crash which killed three people.
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Derailment of a passenger train at Carmont, Aberdeenshire, 12 August 2020.

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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.
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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.
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Three people died when a ScotRail train hit stones washed onto the track in Aberdeenshire on August 12 last year.
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Contractors at the scene of the Stonehaven rail disaster ran after hearing a 'loud rumbling noise,' a new report has said.
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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.
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Rail services between Perth and Inverness will be reinstated from tomorrow morning (Thursday). The railway line has been closed near Dalwhinnie since Saturday following the derailment of two rear vehicles on an overnight rail operations test train.
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Dalwhinnie: An aerial view of Dalwhinnie looking to the station over the level crossing showing the track damaged in the derailment repaired.
Network Rail 15/04/2021


Dalwhinnie: This is the derailed HST at Dalwhinnie viewed from the level crossing to the north.
John Gray 10/04/2021

Dalwhinnie residents have been urged to avoid the railway line at Ben Alder as Network Rail engineers are working to repair the line following a derailment.
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'It's hoped that jacks will do the job and no crane will be needed'.
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The Highland Mainline railway line between Inverness and Perth remains shut today following a train derailment at the weekend.
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The Highland mainline will remain closed into Monday after a train derailed at Dalwhinnie in the early hours of Saturday.
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Dalwhinnie: The rear of the short form HST which derailed south of Dalwhinnie with power car 43012 and a carriage off the rails.
John Gray 10/04/2021


Dalwhinnie: This is the HST that derailed around 3AM this morning. A quote from RAIB: 'We are deploying inspectors to gather evidence following the derailment of a test train at Dalwhinnie on the Highland Line in ...
John Gray 10/04/2021


Dalwhinnie: This is the derailed HST at Dalwhinnie viewed from the level crossing to the north.
John Gray 10/04/2021

The railway line between Inverness and Perth has been closed today after a train derailed during testing overnight.
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Dalwhinnie: This is the HST that derailed around 3AM this morning. A quote from RAIB: 'We are deploying inspectors to gather evidence following the derailment of a test train at Dalwhinnie on the Highland Line in ...
John Gray 10/04/2021


Dalwhinnie: This is the derailed HST just south of Dalwhinnie station (off to the right), in a view from the east. Loch Ericht is in the background.
John Gray 10/04/2021


Dalwhinnie: This is the derailed HST at Dalwhinnie viewed from the level crossing to the north.
John Gray 10/04/2021

ScotRail said it was not a passenger service and no-one was injured but the line between Perth and Inverness is closed.
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Dalwhinnie: This is the HST that derailed around 3AM this morning. Rail Accident Investigation Branch released a statement: 'We are deploying inspectors to gather evidence following the derailment of a test train ...
John Gray 10/04/2021


Dalwhinnie: The derailed HST with power cars 43015 and 43012 south of Dalwhinnie. The RAIB said: 'The train consisted of a short-form HST that was travelling south when the last two vehicles derailed in proximity ...
John Gray 10/04/2021

A relative of one of the Stonehaven derailment victims has commissioned her own report into the tragedy.
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A report has been published into the fatal accident that occurred near Carmont on the national rail network in Scotland on 12 August 2020.
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A report following the Stonehaven train crash recommends greater use of aerial safety checks.
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The railway throughLlangennechhas reopened for the first time in six months, following one of the biggest environmental recovery efforts Network Rail has ever been involved with.
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An interim report into the Stonehaven rail crash has been received by the procurator fiscal, six months on from the tragedy.
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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

Investigation into a runaway and derailment of wagons at Toton, Nottinghamshire, 17 January 2021.
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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.
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RAIB has today released its report into a runaway and derailment of a wagon at Clitheroe, Lancashire, 9 March 2020.
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It is understood survivors of the accident near Stonehaven in which three people died are involved in legal action.
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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.
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It has been a challenging year for Network Rail.
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Investigation into a freight train derailment at Sheffield station, South Yorkshire, 11 November 2020.
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A fund for the families of three men killed in the Stonehaven train derailment raises more than £142,000.
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Customers are being advised not to travel from Sheffield station after a freight train came off the track overnight.
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The line between Aberdeen and Dundee closed after the crash in August which left three people dead.
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The line between Aberdeen and Dundee will reopen on Tuesday, November 3, after the completion of work to repair the railway following Augusts tragic derailment.
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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


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

ScotRail is to restart through trains between Aberdeen and Dundee after the completion of major track repairs following a fatal derailment in August.
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Four emergency workers needed medical attention after the Network Rail manager allegedly forgot to activate the handbrake in the powerful SUV.
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The latest stage in extensive recovery and reinstatement works has begun following the Stonehaven derailment on August 12.
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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

USA: PS Technology has released its Precision Train Builder software, which is designed to provide a physically accurate simulation of train and vehicle behaviour, both to assist with analysing derailments and to support forward-looking scenario building to improve the safety of operations.
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The work of rescuers at last month's fatal north-east train crash has been praised as police handed control of the site back to Network Rail.
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Carron Water Bridge [West Carmont]: Track and bridge repairs seen at the derailment site near West Carmont. The heavy lift crane and quite a few of the portacabins are now off site.
Duncan Ross 22/09/2020

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps makes the comparison about the Stonehaven crash in the House of Commons.
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Passengers will again be able to travel on a section of the Heart of Wales line, which runs from Shrewsbury to Swansea, from November as Network Rail has set out the timescales for repairs to the line after two major incidents within a month.
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The first carriage to be removed from the site of the fatal derailment near Stonehaven has been mounted to the back of a lorry and transported south.
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The operation to remove all four of the carriages and two power cars is expected to take several days, depending on weather conditions.
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Government publishes Network Rails interim report on 12 Augusts tragic derailment of a passenger train at Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire.
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