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Tram tracks remain closed until safety report is published today

A tragic affair 😞😢

Inside Croydon

Transport for London has delayed the re-opening of the tram line between New Addington and East Croydon, pending the publication of the preliminary report from the Rail Accident Investigation Branch.

The tram crash in Sandilands has left the community shocked and numb The tram crash in Sandilands has left the community shocked and numb

The line has been closed for a week, since the tragic derailment of a tram at the bend into Sandilands claimed the lives of seven people and injured more than 50 others, some of them seriously.

The RAIB preliminary report is expected to be released this afternoon, seven days since their investigators arrived on the scene of the worst tram accident in this country for more than half a century.

In an incident update issued by the council today, staff and councillors were informed, “We continue to go through the careful assurance processes required as we work towards resumption of service.

“We expect the RAIB’s interim report to…

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