Signals passed at danger near Crofton West Junction

At around 09:54 hrs on 7 May 2020, a freight train passed a red signal protecting Crofton West Junction and came to a stop 250 meters beyond the junction; damaging a set of points as a result.

The train had passed another red signal at Hare Park Junction around 2 minutes earlier.

We have undertaken a preliminary examination into the circumstances surrounding this incident. Having assessed the evidence which has been gathered to date, we have decided to publish a safety digest.

The safety digest will be made available on our website in the next few weeks.

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