Event    From 19/9/1997  To 19/9/1997

Southall rail crash

Categories: Tragedy, Transport

An InterCity 125 high speed passenger train from Swansea failed to slow down in response to warning signals and collided with a freight train crossing its path. Seven people were killed and 139 injured. Great Western Trains (whose managing director survived the crash) were fined for failure to ensure their high speed trains had their automatic warning system working during long journeys. Procedures were changed following a public enquiry.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Southall rail crash

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Southall rail crash - gate plaque

This is a memorial garden in memory of those killed in the Southall rail cras...

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Southall rail crash - memorial garden

The plaque is just inside the garden.

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Southall rail crash - names

In loving memory of all those killed in the Southall rail crash on September ...

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