Derailment near Mitcham Junction Tram stop, London

Shortly before midnight on 29 December 2014, a tram travelling from New Addington to Wimbledon derailed near Mitcham Junction tram stop, Croydon.

There were about 20 passengers on the tram, plus a driver. No-one was hurt as a result of this accident. The derailment occurred at a set of points about 200 metres west of the tram stop platforms.

RAIB has identified two learning points for tramway companies, drivers and others responsible for using spring operated points.

150422_B012015_Mitcham_Jn.pdf

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