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Accident at Elsenham on 3rd December 2005

Accident Summary



Train Operator

Central Trains

Primary Cause

Inadequate level crossing layout

Secondary Cause



Person(s) run down

2 fatalities, 0 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

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view document PDF (2.3Mb download)Investigation into station pedestrian crossings (including pedestrian gates at highway level crossings); with reference to the fatal accident at Elsen...Dec 2006

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VIDEO: New inquiry into crossing deaths 15:30 on 14th Feb 2011
Court action over railway deaths 09:45 on 25th Nov 2011
Guilty plea over rail death girls 11:30 on 31st Jan 2012
VIDEO: Network Rail 'could have been kinder' 13:30 on 31st Jan 2012
Network Rail fined after deaths 16:15 on 15th Mar 2012
Network Rail comments inhuman 09:15 on 22nd Oct 2013
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