The report on the collision of a passenger train with a cutting slip at Oubeck North in 2005.
This document was published in November 2006 by Rail Accident Investigation Branch.
It was written by Rail Accident Investigation Branch.
This item is linked to the Accident at Oubeck North on 4th November 2005
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"On the afternoon of 4 November 2005, passenger train 1C62, a three car Class 175 Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) operated by TransPennine Express, travelling on the down line of the Preston to Lancaster section of the West Coast Main Line, derailed after running into a landslip in a cutting at Oubeck North...
The trailing wheelset on the leading bogie derailed to the six foot. No other wheels were derailed. The train travelled a further 1430 m before coming to rest in an upright position.
There was no collision with structures or other trains and there were no injuries as a result of this derailment."
Rail Accident Report: Derailment at Oubeck North near Lancaster - 4 November 2005
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