Track worker safety highlighted by RAIB

Report released into LU Chalfont & Latimer accident

London Underground should review the assessment and control of risks arising from working on the Metropolitan Line during traffic hours, says the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB).

It is one of four recommendations made in a report on an incident where a track worker was struck and injured by a LU train near Chalfont & Latimer station on 15 April 2022. The worker was undertaking the role of second lookout on a planned patrol in the area. She had been provided by a recruitment agency for the day’s work, which was due to take place when trains were running.

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