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Overspeed incidents, Somerset

This news article was withdrawn on 24 October 2016

This item has been moved to the National Archives as RAIB has published its Safety digest describing these incidents. See Safety digest 06/2016.

A series of significant overspeeding incidents between East Somerset Junction and Blatchbridge Junction, 19 July 2016.

We have undertaken a preliminary examination into the circumstances surrounding these incidents. 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.