Efforts underway to 'rescue' stranded train passengers

A huge emergency response was underway today after another night of heavy rain triggered a train derailment and left several areas of west Cumbria devastated by flash floods. Title Author Copyright Description Efforts to 'rescue' passengers stranded on the derailed train suffered a blow when the second train was affected by a new landslip.
The Sellafield-bound train carrying passengers from the derailed service was halted after encountering the second slide.
Passengers were taken to Nethertown to be transported by road to a reception centre at the Sellafield nuclear site.
The initial 6am... read more

 
30 August 2012 in Regional North West , Views: 1
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