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2 fatalities, 0 injured
This accident has been the subject of a published formal accident investigation, which you will find below.
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|Investigation into station pedestrian crossings (including pedestrian gates at highway level crossings); with reference to the fatal accident at Elsen...||Dec 2006|
|Link||Date & Time|
|Girls killed in railway accident||13:45 on 3rd Dec 2005|
|Tragedy for train death families||17:45 on 4th Dec 2005|
|Call for safety check at crossing||09:45 on 5th Dec 2005|
|Safety review after train deaths||19:45 on 12th May 2006|
|Safety gates after train deaths||16:15 on 27th Sep 2006|
|Father's letters to dead daughter||13:30 on 1st Nov 2006|
|Level-crossing deaths inquest set||15:15 on 10th Jan 2007|
|Train death girls 'given warning'||19:30 on 30th Jan 2007|
|Jury visits sites of rail deaths||13:30 on 31st Jan 2007|
|Girls' train deaths accidental||13:45 on 2nd Feb 2007|
|Father in rail death inquiry call||12:15 on 12th Feb 2011|
|Girls' rail deaths case re-opened||12:45 on 14th Feb 2011|
|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|
|VIDEO: Level crossing spend good news||11:45 on 31st Oct 2013|
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