Rail union claim that faults were previously found on train which 'decoupled' outside Leeds Station



A rail union has slammed the culture of 'cost cutting' at a train maintenance provider after a Northern train 'decoupled' outside Leeds Station
The service from Manchester Victoria was approaching the station on Wednesday February 7 when its two units uncoupled and partially separated.
Engineers had to completely divide the train before it was removed from the line, causing hours of residual delays for travellers. Forty passengers were evacuated across the tracks into the station.
The Rail, Maritime and Transport Union now claims it has uncovered an incident report which suggests a fault... read more

 
13 February 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 29
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