Incident investigation

Responses to RAIB reports 2020

23 September 2021
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Our responses to the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) in relation to their recommendations published in 2020.

Responses to RAIB reports 2012

23 September 2021
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Our responses to the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) in relation to their recommendations published in 2012.

Sandilands tram incident

17 May 2021
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Shortly after 6:00 AM on Wednesday 9 November 2016, a tram travelling from New Addington to Wimbledon on the Croydon Tramlink Network overturned on a curve approaching Sandilands junction. Seven people lost their lives and many more were injured.

20 Years on: Recalling the Great Heck rail disaster

26 February 2021
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The train, from Newcastle to London King’s Cross, derailed into the path of an oncoming freight train. Ten people lost their lives that day including the drivers of both trains. 82 were seriously injured.

Stonehaven incident statement

13 August 2020
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Following the tragic Stonehaven incident, Network Rail has announced it is to inspect high-risk trackside slopes across Britain and the government has also asked Network Rail to review its resilience to, and management of, extreme weather.

HM Chief Inspector of Railways Stonehaven statement

12 August 2020
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HM Chief Inspector of Railways Ian Prosser CBE, said: "We are saddened by today's incident and our thoughts are with the families and friends of those affected. ORR Inspectors are on site at Stonehaven, assisting in the preliminary investigation.

Responses to RAIB reports 2019

6 August 2020
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Our responses to the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) in relation to their recommendations published in 2019.

Responses to RAIB reports 2018

15 August 2018
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Our responses to the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) in relation to their recommendations published in 2018.