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Accident at Spa Road Junction on 8th January 1999

Accident Summary

Accident at Spa Road Junction on 8th January 1999


Spa Road Junction

Train Operators

Thameslink, Connex South Eastern

Primary Cause

Driver error

Secondary Cause



Signal passed at danger, sidelong collision, derailment

0 fatalities, 4 injured

Accident Investigation Status

This accident has been the subject of a published formal accident investigation, which you will find below.

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view document PDF (0.2Mb download)Report by the Health and Safety Executive's Railway Inspectorate into the train accident at Spa Road on 8 January 1999...1999

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