Posted 17th November 2020 | 1 Comment

Full service restored at Sheffield after derailment

TRAIN services through Sheffield have returned to normal after six days of disruption caused by a derailed cement train.

Network Rail had to remove 11 derailed tanker wagons and carry out ‘significant’ repairs to the track and signalling. 

The cause of the derailment at 02.45 on 11 November is not yet known, and inspectors from the Rail Accident Investigation Branch are continuing to compile evidence,

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  • Andrew Gwilt, Benfleet Essex

    But do you know what caused the derailed cement train to derail. Was it due to track defects or signalling issues. Or did the driver missed the red signal.
    [I have already explained that we must wait for the RAIB to tell us. We will report the findings when they are published.--Ed.]

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