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Speed restrictions at four sites as trams start running again

Inside Croydon

Croydon’s trams are running services on all routes again, 10 days after the tragic derailment in which seven people died and 50 people were injured. But the service has only resumed after additional speed restrictions have been put in place at the crash site at Sandilands and three other places on the network.

Trams have started to run through Addiscombe and Sandilands again for the first time since the crash 10 days ago Trams have started to run through Addiscombe and Sandilands again for the first time since the crash 10 days ago

The additional restrictions are the result of the Rail Accident Investigation Branch’s interim report into the crash, which was published on Wednesday.

Transport for London made a low-key announcement on the resumption of service this morning. “Following the tragic events in Croydon last week, tram services have today resumed across the whole tram network,” they said.

“Prior to resuming, and in accordance with advice in the Rail Accident Investigation Branch’s (RAIB) interim report into the derailment, additional…

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