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Accident at Ladbroke Grove on 5th October 1999

Accident Summary

Accident at Ladbroke Grove on 5th October 1999

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Location

Ladbroke Grove

Train Operators

First Great Western, Thames Trains

Primary Cause

Driver error

Secondary Causes

Signal layout defect, inadequate training

Result

Signal passed at danger, head on collision, derailment, fire

30 fatalities, 400 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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Related Documents

Link  [?] Document Date
view document PDF (0.1Mb download)Train Accident At Ladbroke Grove: First HSE Interim Report8th Oct 1999
view document PDF (0.1Mb download)Train Accident At Ladbroke Grove: Second HSE Interim ReportNov 1999
view document PDF (0.1Mb download)Ladbroke Grove: HSE Enforcement and Other Action since the Accident1st Nov 1999
view document PDF (1.8Mb download)The management of safety in Railtrack - A Review by the Health and Safety Executive2000
view document PDF (1.1Mb download)Automatic Train Protection for the rail network in Britain: A studyFeb 2000
view document PDF (0.3Mb download)Train Accident At Ladbroke Grove: Third HSE Interim Report14th Apr 2000
view document PDF (0.1Mb download)Supplementary Report to Automatic Train Protection for the Railway Network in Britain a StudyAug 2000
view document PDF (4.1Mb download)The Train Collision at Ladbroke Grove 5 October 1999: A Report into the InvestigationDec 2000
view document PDF (1.8Mb download)The Joint Inquiry Into Train Protection Systems29th Mar 2001
view document PDF (3.1Mb download)The Ladbroke Grove Rail Inquiry: Part 1 Report19th Jun 2001
view document PDF (0.7Mb download)Track and Driving Diagrams to the Ladbroke Grove Rail Inquiry19th Jun 2001
view document PDF (1.4Mb download)The Ladbroke Grove Rail Inquiry: Part 2 Report20th Sep 2001
view document PDF (0.3Mb download)Ladbroke Grove Rail Inquiry Part 1 Report - HSC's Action PlanNov 2001
view document PDF (0.2Mb download)Ladbroke Grove Rail Inquiry Part 1 Report - HSC's Action Plan: Progress ReportDec 2001
view document PDF (4.4Mb download)Railway Safety - Assessment of Railtrack's Management of Multi-SPAD Signals2002
view document PDF (0.2Mb download)The Ladbroke Grove Rail Inquiry Part 2 Report: Progress ReportMar 2002
view document PDF (0.5Mb download)Report on Overall Progress on All Recommendations from the Rail Public InquiriesNov 2002
view document PDF (0.3Mb download)Report on Progress on the Remaining Recommendations from the Rail Public InquiriesAug 2003
view document PDF (0.6Mb download)Report on Progress on the Remaining Recommendations from the Rail Public Inquiries14th Sep 2004
view document PDF (0.2Mb download)HSC report on overall progress as of March 2005 on the remaining recommendations from the Rail Public Inquiries...Mar 2005

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