May 29, 2017 | Barb Carr

Monday Accident and Lessons Learned: Gatwick Express Rail Accident, Balham

August 7, 2016, a fatal accident occurred on the Gatwick Express that transports people to and from Gatwick Airport in London. When passing through Balham, South London, a passenger decided to stick his head out of the window at the same time the train passed a signal gentry going approximately 61 mph. The accident was fatal and tragic. Unfortunately the UK Rail didn’t have any regulations on securing the windows so passengers can’t open them. After investigating, two recommendations and one learning point were identified. Click here to read their results and the full story.

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