By ROGER FORDInformed Sources
- 38 days to hand back Carmont derailment site
- Police in charge of ‘crime scene’
- Dundee to Aberdeen service restoration unlikely before November
Carmont site: aerial view of the derailed HST on 8 September.
Courtesy Network Rail
I come from a generation which grew up at a time when fathers, uncles, elder brothers and cousins went away to war and sometimes did not return. Countless small personal tragedies provided the background of everyday life. In my post-war childhood, telegrams were to be feared.