Rail Accident Investigation Branch

The fire-damaged Class 150s involved in the collision at Craven Arms on 22 May. News Premium

TfW cuts services after Craven Arms collision

Two of TfW Rail's 36 Class 150/2 DMUs will be out of action for months after they hit an abandoned mini digger on the track near Craven Arms on 22 May.

RAIB probes Lumo overspeed

A Lumo train exceeded the speed limit on points on the approach to Peterborough by 50mph on 17 April.

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Older train safety questioned after Carmont

The crashworthiness and safety of older trains running on the network was questioned during RAIB's investigation into the Carmont derailment.

An investigator examines the accident site at Carmont. News Premium

Faults found in weather management at Carmont

Management of extreme weather processes in conditions such as those which caused the Carmont Accident prompted recommendations in RAIB's report.

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Faulty drainage installation caused Carmont derailment

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch report into the August 2020 derailment at Carmont says faulty drainage caused the accident.

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Driver convicted after Merseyrail crash

The driver of a Merseyrail train which collided with the buffers at Kirkby on 13 March 2021 has been convicted.

RAIB probes railhead conditions in Salisbury crash

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch is probing the role railhead conditions could have played in the collision between GWR and SWR trains near Salisbury on 31 October.

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Track spread in Sheffield freight derailment

Track spreading on a set of points at the north end of Sheffield Midland station caused Freightliner’s 02.13 Hope (Earles Sidings) to Dewsbury cement train to derail on 11 November 2020, according to the Rail Accident Investigation Branch.

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THE RAIL Accident Investigation Branch is continuing to investigate...