A train derailment at Bletchley has caused havoc with long-distance passengers seeking to reach London Euston station this morning. Tens of thousands of passengers from Scotland and north of England are believed to be affected, following the derailment of a freight train on the West Coast main line earlier.
The condition of two Japanese holidaymakers who were critically injured when a tourist train derailed in the Alps is reported to be improving. One Japanese woman was killed and about 42 people injured when several carriages of the Glacier Express travelling between the ski resorts of Zermatt and St Moritz overturned.
At least 60 people have been killed and a further 120 injured in a train crash in the Indian state of West Bengal.
Network Rail is targeting one of Devon’s busiest level crossings today (22 June) to warn users of the dangers of ignoring warning signs at level crossings.
At least 25 were feared dead and dozens more injured after two commuter trains collided during the rush hour in the worst rail accident in Belgium for 30 years today.