At 06:23 hrs on Tuesday 15 August 2017 a train arriving from Royston collided with the buffer stops in platform 9 at Kings Cross station, while travelling at about 4 mph (6 km/h). Three passengers were slightly hurt, and there was minor damage to the train and the buffer stop equipment.
We have undertaken a preliminary examination of the circumstances surrounding this accident. Having assessed the evidence which has been gathered to date, we have decided to publish a safety digest.
The safety digest will shortly be made available on our website.