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Old January 27th 20, 02:56 PM posted to uk.railway,uk.transport.london
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Default Excellent picture of a broken rail following a derailment

On Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:48:32 +0000
Basil Jet wrote:
On 27/01/2020 13:49, Recliner wrote:
On Mon, 27 Jan 2020 13:34:55 +0000,
wrote:


https://www.railadvent.co.uk/2020/01...-freight-train
-derails-repair-work-starts.html

Yes, that's the latest problem to hit the unfortunate GOBLin.


"Eight bridges were also damaged"

Holy crap!


Whatever if any warning systems there are on the train to warn the driver
of a possible derailment clearly didn't work if it took him 2 miles to
notice since if the freight on the Goblin runs at the same speed as the NLL
then it was probably trundling along at under 30mph so could have stopped
fairly quickly.