Track worker struck by a train between Wimbledon and Raynes Park stations, Greater London, 22 August 2017.
At 12:06 hrs on Tuesday 22 August 2017 a track worker was struck a glancing blow by a train travelling at about 48 mph (77 km/h). The track worker suffered minor injuries.
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.
4 September 2017
Rail Accident Investigation Branch
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