Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the fatal train derailment inAberdeenshire must “never happen again” as he paid tribute to the victims.Three people have died in the train derailment in Aberdeenshire with sixpeople also injured.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is fully behind Chancellor Rishi Sunak'sCovid-19 plan for workers and is hopeful it will mean more people self-isolateif they have symptoms of the virus. Mr Johnson's comments come during a visitto Northamptonshire Police HQ.
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Boris Johnson battled the sound of loud thunderclaps as he tried to talk to reporters about the new NHS Covid-19 app during a visit to a police training centre in Northamptonshire. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson chose to visit a police training centre in Northamptonshire today instead of attending his chancellor's major announcement in the House of Commons. Downing Street denied speculation about a rift at the top of Government, insisting there was "absolutely not" a problem between Mr Johnson and Rishi Sunak. The prime minister told reporters that his visit was to talk to police about enforcing new coronavirus rules he laid out on Monday. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
A minute’s silence has been held ahead of the recovery of the first carriagefrom the site of the fatal train crash near Stonehaven. Train driver BrettMcCullough, 45, conductor Donald Dinnie, 58, and passenger ChristopherStuchbury, 62, died when the 6.38am Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street ScotRailservice derailed in Aberdeenshire after hitting a landslip on August 12following heavy rain. Workers at the site and members of the emergencyservices took part in the minute’s silence on Thursday morning. A 600-tonnecrawler crane is being used to lift the derailed carriages from the railwayline.
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The Prince of Wales has visited the scene of the train crash in Aberdeenshire that killed three people on Wednesday morning.
Charles, who is known as the Duke of Rothesay when in Scotland, thanked emergency responders who were among the first on the scene of the derailment near Stonehaven. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The Prince of Wales thanked emergency responders for their bravery as hevisited the site of the fatal Aberdeenshire train crash. Three people died onWednesday when carriages of the 6.38am Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail service derailed near Stonehaven amid heavy rain and landslips.Charles, known as the Duke of Rothesay while in Scotland, visited the site onFriday and surveyed the wreckage from a hillside above.
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Inspections are to be carried out across parts of the country’s rail networkdeemed at risk of flash flooding to avoid a repeat of Wednesday’s trainderailment in Aberdeenshire. Network Rail will inspect trackside slopes aspart of a Government-ordered review after a landslip during heavy rain andflooding is suspected to have played a part in the incident near Stonehaven.
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