London Waterloo train derailment adds to commuter misery
Train collides with Network Rail engineering wagon as unrelated points failure prompts advice to avoid South West Trains all day
Passengers already battling disruption at one of the UK’s busiest stations face yet more misery after being told to avoid London Waterloo altogether because of a train derailment.
Pictures emerged on social media of a train leaning against an engineering wagon. A joint statement from South West Trains and Network Rail, which manages the infrastructure, confirmed there had been a low-speed, partial derailment after the two vehicles collided.
Source: Guardian Transport