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An MP is claiming that lessons haven't been learned from the Grayrigg train crash, which happened 7 years ago. The disaster killed one passenger and injured 86 others.
MP Tim Farron says that a review carried out after the crash in 2007 was a "missed opportunity" to look at the safety of the points on railway lines nationwide.
Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron says there should be a public inquiry into the Grayrigg train derailment.
Dhemar Johnson lives in Grayrigg and was one of the first on the scene with Kendal Mountain Rescue when a Virgin West Coast train left the track and fell down an embankment near the Cumbrian village.
Seven years ago today, On 23 Febryary 2007, a Virgin West Coast train left the track and fell down an embankment near the Cumbrian village of Grayrigg.
Kendal Mountain Rescue was one of the first on the scene. Eddie Harrison was the team leader that night.
The Grayrigg train disaster which killed one person and left several other passengers injured will be remembered.
Today marks seven years since the Virgin West Coast Pendolino Train derailed near the village of Grayrigg in Cumbria.
A points failure was blamed for the accident.