Unusual layout led to Ladbroke Grove crash

The unsafe track and signalling layout adopted by British Rail when the approaches to Paddington were remodelled in 1989-92 appears to be the root cause of the 210 km/h head-on collision that occurred at Ladbroke Grove on October 5 1999 (RG 11.99 p703). Lord Cullen’s report on the accident, published ...

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