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Prosecution is Scant Consolation for Families

Commenting on the news that Thames Trains will be prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive for the Paddington Rail Crash, Bath's MP, Don Foster, who is Liberal Democrat Shadow Transport Secretary, said:

"I welcome the news that after four years the long-discussed prosecution of Thames Trains will occur at last.

Main Image"But this is scant consolation for the survivors and families of the victims. They are still waiting to see if Network Rail will be prosecuted for manslaughter and they have not yet even received adequate compensation.

"I hope the soon to be established Rail Accident Investigation Branch will help prevent these inexcusable delays in the future."

This article published: 01/10/2023

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