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The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has announced they will be investigating an incident where a freight train passed a red signal earlier in May.
Around 09:54 on the 7th May 2020, a freight train passed a red signal which was protecting Crofton West Junction and came to a stop 250 metres after the Junction.
In the incident, a set of points were damaged as a result of the Signal Passed At Danger (SPAD).
The train had additionally passed another red signal at Hare Park Junction around 2 minutes before the incident.
The RAIB will be publishing a safety digest after further investigation regarding this incident.
This article first appeared on www.railadvent.co.uk
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