Bexley Derailment

Bexley Derailment

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Bexley derailment was an accident on the British railway system which occurred in Bexley, south east London, United Kingdom on 4 February 1997 when an EWS freight train derailed near to Bexley station on the Dartford Loop Line. Railtrack plc, SEIMCL and STRCL were each convicted of various offences under section 3 of the Health & Safety at work etc. Act 1974 resulting in fines totalling 150,000 and 41,768 awarded to the Health and Safety Executive. In his sentencing remarks, the judge said that it "was merciful that nobody was killed although four people were injured." The Inspectorate report describes it as "fortunate" that nobody was killed.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135701363
  • 9786135701364