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Level crossing collision, Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

Collision between a train and tractor near Dymchurch, Kent, 10 September 2016

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This item has been moved to the National Archives as RAIB has published its safety digest describing this accident. See safety digest 09/2016.

Derailed train after the collision, shown on its side
Incident train shown after the collision

We have undertaken a preliminary examination into the circumstances surrounding this accident. Having assessed the evidence which has been gathered to date, we have decided not to conduct a full investigation, but to publish a safety digest.

The safety digest will shortly be made available on our website.

Published 21 September 2016