Network Rail has today been fined £125,000 and ordered to pay £85,000 in costs following the death of one of its wokers.
Network Rail had pleaded guilty to a major health and safety breach which resulted in the death of 64-year-old Malcolm Slater.
The 64-year-old died after falling from a raised hoist onto the railway track at Margaretting in Essex in 2008. The case was heard at Chelmsford Crown Court.
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