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On 9 November 2016, a tram operated by Tramlink, a light rail tram system serving Croydon and surrounding areas in South London, England, derailed and overturned on a sharp bend approaching a junction. There were seven fatalities with 58 other people injured, sixteen of them sustained serious injuries. The tram was carrying about 70 passengers. It was the first tram incident in the United Kingdom in which passengers were killed since 1959.
The Engineer - 15 Jan 2019 Croydon tram crash prompts introduction of automatic braking
Transport for London (TfL) will equip its trams with automatic braking following recommendations made in the wake of the 2016 Croydon tram crash that killed ...
New Civil Engineer - 15 Jan 2019 Post-Croydon tram crash reforms introduced | News
The UK's first automatic braking system for trams will be introduced this year, following an investigation into the 2016 Croydon tram crash.
BBC News - 14 Jan 2019 London trams to get automatic braking system
The decision was among 15 safety recommendations after an investigation into the 2016 Croydon tram crash.
New Statesman - 27 Dec 2018 MPs criticise “unacceptable” tram safety
Two years on from the Sandilands tragedy, government, industry and Transport for London have been criticised for a lack of action over tram safety.
Aberdeen Evening Express - 14 Jan 2019 London trams to get automatic braking system after Croydon crash
Trams on the London network are to be fitted with automatic braking systems this year in response to safety recommendations made after the deadly Croydon ...
BBC News - 09 Nov 2018 Croydon tram crash: Safety concerns remain two years on
A memorial *service* has been held in south London to mark the second anniversary of the Croydon tram crash. Seven people died and another 62 were injured, ...
Evening Standard - 07 Nov 2018 Croydon tram crash: When will we know the truth, say families of victims in fresh call for inquest
Families of victims of the Croydon tram crash in 2016 today criticised the two-year wait for a decision on whether to bring charges against the driver. They want to ...
Express - 11 Jan 2019 Bandersnatch spoilers: Did you spot this huge White Christmas Easter Egg?
BANDERSNATCH is the Black Mirror interactive episode which has had all Netflix users searching for Easter Eggs. But did YOU spot the huge Easter Egg from ...
The Guardian - 07 Dec 2017 Croydon tram crash 'caused by driver falling asleep and speeding'
Investigators conclude tram operators failed to understand risk of vehicle overturning and to take enough safety measures.
BBC News - 31 Jan 2018 Croydon tram crash: TfL receives 87 claims
TfL said in the report it had paid out more than £2.2m in compensation since the 2016 fatal crash.
Metro - 24 May 2018 Woman who found out husband had died in Croydon tram crash on Sky TV wins payout
A woman who found out her husband had died in the Croydon tram crash after watching Sky News has received a six figure payout from Transport for London.
BBC News - 09 Nov 2016 Croydon tram: Seven dead and 50 injured after derailment
Seven people have died and dozens more have been injured after a tram overturned in London. People were trapped inside and more than 50 were taken to ...
Telegraph.co.uk - 25 Dec 2018 Telegraph Christmas charity appeal - this year's causes and how you can make a difference
For 28 years, the Telegraph has appealed to our readers at Christmas – and each time you have responded with extraordinary generosity. Never was this more ...
Belfast Telegraph - 28 Dec 2018 London Bridge attack A&E doctor among NHS staff recognised in New Year Honours
A doctor who operated through the night on 12 victims of the London Bridge terror attack is among dozens of National Health *Service* staff recognised in the New ...
BBC News - 24 Apr 2017 Croydon tram crash: Drivers 'fell asleep' on fatal line
Four drivers have admitted falling asleep while operating trams in Croydon, where seven people were killed after a tram derailed in November 2016. Drivers ...
Inside Croydon - 29 Oct 2018 Half of tram crash safety recommendations remain undone
Half the safety recommendations put forward after the 2016 Croydon tram crash have not been put in place, it is being reported today. Next month marks two ...
Inside Croydon - 08 Nov 2018 Tram crash victims’ families criticise delays over inquest
On the eve of the second anniversary of the Croydon tram crash in which seven people died, the families of crash victims and survivors have criticised the ...
Inside Croydon - 31 Dec 2018 Honoured? It’s still a case of ‘who you know’, and who you pay
There were several Croydon figures in the New Year's Honours list published on Saturday, many of them having been generous donors to political parties or ...
BBC News - 16 Nov 2016 Croydon tram crash: Driver 'doing 43.5mph in 12mph zone'
The tram that derailed in Croydon killing seven people was travelling at three and a half times the speed limit, investigators have said. The Rail Accident ...
New Civil Engineer - 22 Jan 2018 Croydon tram crash prompts safety action plan | News
A tram safety “action plan” is to be rolled out following the fatal Croydon tram crash in November 2016, which killed seven people and injured 61.
Inside Croydon - 31 Oct 2018 Memorial event for tram crash to be held at New Addington
The second anniversary of the Sandilands tram derailment will be marked at a civic ceremony in New Addington next week. Croydon Council has organised a ...
BBC News - 13 Nov 2016 Croydon tram crash: Who were the victims?
Six men and one woman were killed when a tram derailed on a sharp bend in Croydon, south London. Tributes have been paid to the victims of the crash, all of ...
BBC News - 10 Nov 2017 Tram crash a year on: Some changes but still deep anger
One year after the Croydon tram derailment and there are still many questions. Many of those who were injured or lost loved ones in the incident find that ...
Croydon Advertiser - 27 Nov 2018 Croydon tram safety measures WILL be in place by next autumn, London mayor vows
It's been two years since the derailment in which seven people tragically lost their lives.
BBC News - 09 Nov 2017 Croydon tram crash: Two memorials unveiled
Seven people died when the tram overturned near Sandilands Junction on 9 November 2016.
The Sun - 25 May 2018 Payout for woman who heard of husband’s death in Croydon tram crash on the news
Philip Logan, 52, and seven others died when the tram derailed in 2016.
The Guardian - 09 Nov 2016 Croydon tram derailment – aerial video | UK news
Aerial footage shows the scene of a tram derailment in Croydon, south London, on Wednesday.
Inside Croydon - 03 Apr 2018 More calls for TfL officials to face questions over tram crash
A public transport safety campaigner has called for a former Transport for London director to be called in for questioning over his handling of a safety audit on the ...
Croydon Advertiser - 07 Nov 2018 Croydon tram crash victim's husband wants answers on 'delay' in charging decision against driver
The husband of the only woman who died in the Croydon tram crash has called for an end to the two year wait for a decision on whether the driver will be ...
The Guardian - 12 Dec 2016 Croydon tram crash survivors sue TfL and FirstGroup
Several passengers involved in derailment at Sandilands, south London, seek compensation for injuries and trauma.
BBC News - 13 Nov 2016 Croydon tram crash victims named
All seven victims of the Croydon tram derailment on Wednesday are named by British Transport Police.
The Guardian - 14 Mar 2017 Transport for London admits liability over Croydon tram crash
Survivors and victims' families taking legal action after crash that killed seven and injured 51 others when a tram derailed at high speed.
BBC News - 20 Feb 2017 Croydon tram crash victims 'ejected through windows'
The seven people who died in a tram crash in Croydon fell out of windows as they shattered, investigators said. The Rail Accident Investigation Bureau (RAIB) ...
Inside Croydon - 14 Mar 2018 TfL withheld key audit report from tram crash investigators
A transport safety campaigner has accused Transport for London of suppressing vital information related to the causes of the Sandilands tram crash by keeping ...
BBC News - 12 Jun 2017 Croydon tram crash: TfL to add warning systems to trams
Transport for London (TfL) is to introduce speed monitoring devices on its trams to tell drivers if they are going too fast and to apply the brake. It comes in the ...
Croydon Advertiser - 29 Nov 2018 Croydon tram crash: Rail firms urged to install devices to wake up train drivers
'Fatigue monitors' were introduced to the Croydon tram network after the fatal Sandilands crash.
Inside Croydon - 20 Mar 2018 More questions after TfL is forced to publish tram fatigue report
Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON on an intriguing turn of events over a previously suppressed Transport for London report Within days of Inside ...
Croydon Advertiser - 10 Nov 2018 Palace and Tottenham fans pay fitting tribute to tram crash victims
Crystal Palace and Tottenham fans rose to applaud in the seventh minute of the Premier League fixture in memory of the seven people who died in the Croydon ...
Brinkwire - 08 Jan 2019 Gongs for terror attack heroes in London and Manchester
The 999 and medical staff heroes who dealt with last year's terror attacks in London and Manchester were given a total of 43 gongs in this year's list.
Daily Mail - 23 May 2018 Widow whose husband died in Croydon tram disaster wins ‘substantial’ payout
Croydon tram crash widow Marilyn Logan (pictured) has received a settlement from Transport for London but says she still wants answers. Husband Philip was ...
Rail Technology Magazine - 17 May 2018 TfL seeks suppliers for post-Croydon automatic braking system on London Trams
The London Trams network will receive an installation of a new automatic braking system that will apply the brakes should the speed limit be exceeded at ...
Croydon Advertiser - 03 Sep 2018 eBay seller apologises for listing postcard of Croydon tram crash
Apparently, one of the postcards had been sold for £3.99.
Inside Croydon - 27 Jan 2018 Crowded rush-hour tram in ‘scary’ incident at Sandilands
Dozens of rush-hour passengers on a crowded tram heading towards New Addington last night were thrown to the vehicle floor when the driver applied the ...
The Sun - 20 Nov 2016 After Croydon tram crash kills seven shocking video emerges showing driver SLEEPING at wheel while doing
Shocked passengers looked on in panic as they saw their driver nodding off just three miles from a bend where the Croydon tragedy happened earlier this ...
Croydon Advertiser - 16 May 2018 TfL to install automatic braking system on trams in latest safety measure introduced after fatal crash
The new system is the latest safety measure to be installed after the fatal Sandilands derailment.
Metro - 29 Nov 2018 Trains to be fitted with vibrating chairs to make sure drivers don't fall asleep
Rail bosses are considering installing eye scanners, alarms and vibrating chairs in train drivers' cabs to stop them falling asleep. Infra-red beams will monitor ...
Rail Technology Magazine - 16 Mar 2017 TfL admits liability over Croydon tram crash
Transport for London (TfL) has today begun admitting liability for its part in the Croydon tram crash of 9 November 2016, in relation to compensation claims from ...
BBC News - 18 Nov 2016 Croydon tram line services resume
Services on the Croydon tramline reopen 10 days after a tram derailed killing seven people and injuring more than 50.
The Sun - 10 Nov 2016 Croydon tram crash survivors tell of horrific scenes as it emerges vehicle rolled THREE TIMES
A DAD who survived a tram crash that killed seven yesterday said: “It was just like a horror film.”
Brinkwire - 08 Jan 2019 New Year honours’ list rewards failure
Britain's top taxman has been handed a knighthood despite failing to crack down on foreign tech giants. Jon Thompson, the chief executive of HM Revenue and ...
Sky News - 29 Dec 2018 New Year's honours: Seven heart-warming stories behind people recognised this year
Behind the New Year's honours list are a host of heart-warming stories, as Britons are awarded for some of the most moving contributions to public life. From the ...
BBC News - 01 Nov 2017 Croydon Tram drivers to strike over 'sleep detectors'
Tram drivers are to stage two 24-hour strikes in a dispute over the introduction of a device to detect if a driver has fallen asleep. Drivers in Croydon, south ...
Inside Croydon - 23 Jun 2018 Council report says roads ‘will not cope’ with Westfield traffic
Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON on how the Town Hall scrutiny committee wants Croydon to 'champion' the local tram network to ensure that TfL ...
BBC News - 19 May 2017 'Sleeping' Croydon tram driver footage probed
A passenger filmed an apparently sleeping driver on the Croydon tram network.
Croydon Advertiser - 18 Oct 2018 Live updates: Croydon trams suspended after Addiscome Road car crash near Sandilands
Trams have stopped running in Croydon after a car crash near the Sandilands tram stop. A red Toyota Prius and silver Peugeot hatchback appear to have ...
Evening Standard - 20 Sep 2017 Police quiz Croydon tram crash driver again as report for Crown Prosecution Service is finalised
The driver of the Croydon tram which crashed killing seven people has been further questioned by police on suspicion of manslaughter. Alfred Dorris, 43, from ...
Croydon Advertiser - 24 Jan 2018 New report reveals more details about the causes of the Croydon tram crash
The system operating on trams at the time of the Croydon crash which killed seven people did not provide enough engineering controls to combat human failure, ...
Railway Gazette International - 20 Jul 2018 Three 'key challenges' to ensure UK railways remain safe
UK: The Office of Rail & Road published its annual health & safety performance report on July 17. No passengers died as a result of using...
Croydon Advertiser - 11 Nov 2018 Nine people injured in West Croydon bus station crash
*UPDATE* London Ambulance *Service* have since provided an update to say 20 people were injured and 18 were taken to hospital. A woman has been ...
New Civil Engineer - 25 Oct 2018 UK's first tram train sets out on maiden voyage
The UK's first tram train, capable of using both tram lines and conventional rail, begins operation today.
Croydon Advertiser - 04 Sep 2018 'Disgusting and disrespectful' - People criticised for leaving litter at New Addington tram crash memorial
A New Addington volunteer has hit out at the "very disrespectful and disgusting" people who have left litter at a memorial to the victims of the Croydon tram crash.
BBC News - 03 Sep 2017 Croydon crash: Tram drivers voting on industrial action
Tram drivers are voting on whether to take industrial action over plans to introduce a device to detect if a driver has fallen asleep. The Aslef union said its ...
New Civil Engineer - 08 Aug 2018 'Insufficient' risk assessment led to Highlands train derailment
An “insufficient” risk assessment relating to snowmelt has been blamed for a train derailment in the Highlands.
Wired.co.uk - 09 Apr 2018 Trams are great for city transport – why doesn't the UK have more?
The UK used to be covered in trams, with networks in virtually every city and town, but now just eight (or six, depending on what you include) British metro areas ...
Croydon Advertiser - 06 Nov 2018 How to download song recorded by Croydon children in memory of tram crash victims
A song which has been professionally recorded by New Addington schoolchildren has been released as a charity single to mark the second anniversary of the ...
Mirror Online - 22 Nov 2016 Croydon tram crash survivors have had limbs amputated - with four still in hospital
Officers on the scene offered counselling amid fears they could suffer PTSD - as police in charge of investigation reveal those killed 'died instantly'
Croydon Advertiser - 08 Dec 2017 Croydon tram crash: The key things we’ve learned from the RAIB report into the causes of the disaster
*Content* editor Tom Matthews looks in depth at the key parts of the RAIB report.
Croydon Advertiser - 05 Sep 2018 Croydon tram crash widow meets heroic firefighter who tried to save her husband's life
Edric Kennedy-Macfoy was one of the first firefighters at the scene of the tragedy.
Croydon Advertiser - 25 Jun 2018 Trams stopped between East Croydon and Reeves Corner due to crash - live updates
Services between East Croydon and Reeves Corner have been halted due to a road traffic collision.
Rail Technology Magazine - 10 Sep 2018 RAIB releases report after passenger trapped in door and dragged by Metrolink tram
A passenger was dragged along by a Metrolink tram after the safety system failed to register that his hand was trapped in the door, a rail accident report has ...
The Star - 28 Sep 2018 Sheffield Supertram passenger ‘could have been flung from speeding vehicle when doors opened’
Supertram bosses in Sheffield are making safety improvements after a passenger was sent flying through a speeding vehicle, causing the doors to open.
Croydon Advertiser - 07 Dec 2017 Croydon tram crash: The 15 recommendations to improve tram safety in full
The RAIB has made the recommendations in its report into the causes of the fatal tram crash.
Croydon Advertiser - 10 Oct 2018 Dad who helped plan Croydon tram crash response opens up on mental health struggle
A Croydon London Fire Brigade worker is going to row 3000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean, facing 40ft waves, to raise money for mental health charity Mind.
The Telegraph - 16 Nov 2016 Croydon Tram crash survivor: I feel pain all over my body
Taiye Ajibola, who was one of 51 people injured in last week's Croydon tram crash, says he has difficulty sleeping due to pain all over his body.
Croydon Advertiser - 01 Nov 2018 Latest plans to extend the Croydon tram network to Sutton revealed
Transport for London (TfL) has revealed highly-anticipated plans, including its final three route options, to expand south London's tram network into Sutton.
Croydon Advertiser - 21 Mar 2018 Future plans for Croydon's trams put forward by TfL slammed as 'a figment of imagination'
Transport for London (TfL) has plans to increase the number of trams heading to New Addington.
Metro Report International - 02 Jun 2017 Tramlink automated tram speed monitoring systems sought
UK: Transport for London has begun early market engagement for the potential retrofitting of automated vehicle speed monitoring and driver vigilance...
Croydon Advertiser - 14 Mar 2017 Transport for London admits liability over Croydon tram crash and agrees to pay compensation
Seven people were killed when a tram travelling from New Addington to Wimbledon came off the tracks near Sandilands tram stop at about 6.07am on ...
Mirror Online - 25 Nov 2016 Glass used on tram which killed seven people in Croydon crash could have contributed to deaths
The type of glass on the tram which crashed in Croydon two weeks ago may have contributed to the deaths of seven people and injuries of more than 50 people ...
Croydon Advertiser - 10 Oct 2017 This is what the two memorials for the 7 people killed in the Croydon tram crash will look like
One memorial will be built in New Addington - where most of the victims came from.
The Croydon Citizen - 13 Aug 2018 A new voice for Croydon's trams?
Croydon's light rail system will celebrate its twentieth birthday in 2020, and with 2019 just round the corner that's not long to wait. Croydon Tramlink, as it was ...
Rail Technology Magazine - 04 Aug 2017 Investigators moot industry tram safety body after Croydon crash
More speed restrictions and the establishment of an industry body to facilitate effective co-operation between UK tramway owners and operators on safety ...
The Telegraph - 09 Nov 2018 NHS tells staff to use WhatsApp to communicate during emergencies
The NHS has told staff to use Whatsapp to communicate during emergencies after producing its first guide for staff. Medics have already turned to encrypted ...
Croydon Advertiser - 07 Oct 2018 Anger that a tram link to Sutton is 'no nearer than it was 10 years ago'
One local politician is fuming about the impact of delays to the Crossrail project on Sutton and Croydon residents.
Inside Croydon - 15 Feb 2018 TfL to steam ahead with tram timetable changes from Feb 25
JEREMY CLACKSON, our transport correspondent, on how TfL is pushing through timetable changes for New Addington trams, just as they had wanted to four ...
New Civil Engineer - 17 Sep 2018 Network Rail debt tops £50bn | News
Network Rail's debt has risen to above £50bn for the first time ever.
Inside Croydon - 24 May 2018 Tram’s Elmers End branch on track with £3.3m from TfL
The Elmers End branch of the tram network is to be upgraded, including double tracking of the branch line and a second platform at the tram stop, as part of ...
ITV News - 10 Nov 2016 Aerial footage shows Croydon tram crash devastation | London
Read the latest London stories, Aerial footage shows Croydon tram crash devastation on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest London news.
New Civil Engineer - 09 Oct 2018 Safety | HGV accident prevention | Feature
Construction clients are being called on to help cut HGV-related accidents.
New Civil Engineer - 22 May 2018 TfL funds four tube and tram projects | News
Part of TfL's Growth Fund, the money will go towards improving tube services at Colindale, Walthamstow Central and Ilford, as well as upgrading the tram *service* ...
Daily Star - 06 Dec 2016 Driver of tram which killed seven people in hiding over fears of revenge attacks | Daily Star
THE driver of a tram which crashed killing seven people has been moved from his home for his own protection.
Croydon Advertiser - 03 May 2018 Release date for song recorded by Croydon schoolchildren in memory of tram crash victims announced
A song which has been professionally recorded by New Addington schoolchildren in order to raise money for the victims of the Croydon tram crash will be ...
Evening Standard - 15 Dec 2016 Fund for Croydon tram crash victims raises over £90k
More than £90000 has been donated to a fund supporting victims of the Croydon tram crash. Croydon Council launched a fund to help survivors and bereaved ...
Croydon Advertiser - 13 Nov 2017 'It helped me get through the day' - tram crash victim's wife on memorial
Hundreds of people gathered in New Addington to remember the seven victims of the Croydon tram crash at the public memorial to mark one year since the ...
South West Londoner - 10 Nov 2017 Croydon stands silent to remember victims of the Croydon tram crash
Two memorials have been unveiled on the first anniversary of the Croydon tram crash, honouring the seven people that died. A civic ceremony took place in ...
Evening Standard - 08 Feb 2016 Croydon tram crash: Dramatic moment car smashes into tram in south London leaving four in hospital
This was the dramatic moment a car careered through traffic lights and smashed into a tram in south London, knocking it off its tracks and leaving four people in ...
Express.co.uk - 06 Dec 2016 Croydon tram crash: Driver moved out of his home for his own protection
THE driver of the Croydon tram which crashed killing seven people has been moved out of his home for his own protection, it was revealed.
Croydon Advertiser - 27 Sep 2017 Tram crash widow 'disgusted' at drivers who voted to strike over safety device
The widow of a tram crash victim says she was “absolutely disgusted” to find out that tram drivers had voted for strike action over a new safety device.
Croydon Advertiser - 23 Jan 2018 Tram driver safety device could be used on other tram networks, according to rail boss
The controversial device for monitoring driver fatigue introduced on the Croydon tram network in the wake of the fatal derailment could be used on other tram ...
Mirror Online - 19 Nov 2016 Crystal Palace supporters pay tribute to victims of Croydon tram crash during Manchester City encounter
Seven people lost their lives when a tram derailed in Croydon on November 9, a number of whom were fans of the Selhurst Park club.