2002 Potters Bar station with train lying on platform
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Potters Bar crash caused by points failure

A points failure caused the Potters Bar train crash which killed seven people, an inquest jury has decided.

It said the points were in an unsafe condition and there had been failures to either inspect or maintain them.

The train hit faulty points south of Potters Bar station in Hertfordshire on 10 May 2002, injuring more than 70.

Jon Brain reports.

  • 30 Jul 2010
  • From the section UK