South West Railways train derails near Wimbledon [BBC News]

Date: 06/11/2017

A train has derailed near Wimbledon station in south-west London, South Western Railway has said. Nine fire engines were sent to the scene, where there was one minor injury, according to the London Fire Brigade The rear axle of the last coach of the eight-carriage train derailed at low speed as the train was coming out of Wimbledon station. The train was the 04:54 commuter service from Basingstoke.

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A derailed train has caused knock-on delays on London's transport routes.

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General view south along the main line platforms at Wimbledon in July 2004, with the LU District line to the right and the South London Tramlink platform on the extreme left at the far end of the station. [See image 5322]
Location: Wimbledon
Company: London and South Western Railway
03/07/2004 John Furnevel