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Flood-risked parts of rail network to be inspected after train derailment

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Flood-risked parts of rail network to be inspected after train derailment

Flood-risked parts of rail network to be inspected after train derailment

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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Minute’s silence held as first carriage recovered from train crash site [Video]

Minute’s silence held as first carriage recovered from train crash site

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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Investigators continue work at Stonehaven crash scene [Video]

Investigators continue work at Stonehaven crash scene

Investigators continue to work at the scene near Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire,following the derailment of a ScotRail train which cost the lives of threepeople on Wednesday August 12.

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Prince Charles visits train crash site [Video]

Prince Charles visits train crash site

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

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Charles commends first responders for bravery on train crash site visit [Video]

Charles commends first responders for bravery on train crash site visit

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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Police and Network Rail at scene of derailment [Video]

Police and Network Rail at scene of derailment

Police officers and Network Rail staff attend the scene of Wednesday’s passenger train derailment near Stonehaven. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Grant Shapps: Too soon to say if cutbacks led to fatal rail crash [Video]

Grant Shapps: Too soon to say if cutbacks led to fatal rail crash

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has claimed it is “far too soon” to saywhether cutbacks to Network Rail contributed to the fatal Aberdeenshire traincrash. The minister visited the “horrendous” scene of the incident nearStonehaven on Thursday, where three people died and six were injured whencarriages went off the track amid heavy rainfall on Wednesday morning.

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Network Rail: Climate change having ‘real impact’ on safety [Video]

Network Rail: Climate change having ‘real impact’ on safety

Network Rail Chief Executive Andrew Haines says the “whole rail industry is in mourning” following the deaths of three people in a passenger train derailment near Stonehaven. Mr Haines said that Network Rail is “concerned” about the increase in landslips, and that climate change can have a “real impact on safety”. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Stonehaven train removed from rails [Video]

Stonehaven train removed from rails

The ScotRail passenger train which derailed near Stonehaven in August is being removed from the tracks. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Transport Committee chairman says 'lessons really need to be learned' from Stonehaven crash [Video]

Transport Committee chairman says 'lessons really need to be learned' from Stonehaven crash

Conservative MP Huw Merriman, chairman of the Commons Transport SelectCommittee, said “lessons really need to be learned” about using trains in badweather. Speaking after the minute’s silence at London’s Waterloo Station, hetold the PA news agency: “We have looked, over my five years, at rail safety,and I’m very conscious that we have one of the safest railways in Europe. "ButI’m also of the view that we mustn’t rest on our laurels, and there’s alwaysmore that can be done. “I think lessons really need to be learned about usingthe trains when the weather just isn’t suitable."

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Minute's silence held for Stonehaven crash victims [Video]

Minute's silence held for Stonehaven crash victims

A minute's silence to honour the three people who died in the Stonehaven traincrash has been observed at stations across the UK. Driver Brett McCullough,45, conductor Donald Dinnie, 58, and passenger Christopher Stuchbury, 62, diedwhen the 6.38am Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street train derailed on WednesdayAugust 12. Train stations fell silent at 9.43am on Wednesday, exactly one weekafter the derailment was reported.

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