London commuter train broke emergency speed limit by 70mph – report

London commuter train broke emergency speed limit by 70mph – report

Rail investigators say incident involving London Midland train carrying 2,000 people had potential to be very serious

A commuter train carrying about 2,000 passengers exceeded a speed limit by 70mph, according to an official report.

The London Midland train was travelling through Queen’s Park in north-west London when the incident occurred, the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) said.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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