Paddington rail crash 20 years on: Are safety standards slipping?
October 8, 2019
On the morning of 5 October 1999, two trains traveling at 130mph collided and crashed into each other, causing the death of 31 passengers at Ladbroke Grove. Read More
Probability case study: the Paddington rail crash
July 22, 2014
Phil Chambers BSc, CMIOSH Strategic Safety Systems Ltd: For another real example of how probabilities combine to create an incident, I'll take the Paddington rail crash. This was caused by a train outbound from Paddington going through a red signal (SN 109) and colliding with the inbound train. Read More