Network rail court case

Network Rail executives will appear before Chelmsford Crown Court following the death of worker who was fixing overhead power cables in Essex.

The scene of the fatal accident
The scene of the fatal accident Credit: ITV Anglia

Three men were in a basket fixing the lines at Margaretting when they fell 15 feet on to the track in June 2008.

Malcolm Slater, who was 64, suffered spinal injuries and later died. His two colleagues were injured. The company will be prosecuted under the Health and Safety at Work act.

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