BREAKING NEWS: Grayrigg guilty plea

George Masson
George Masson, son of Margaret Masson Credit: ITV Border

Network Rail says it will plead guilty to a series of health and safety offences following the fatal Grayrigg train crash in 2007.

Passenger Margaret Masson died and 86 others were injured when a Virgin Pendolino was de-railed in Cumbria.

The company will be sentenced next month.

Today Margaret Masson's son, George, said that his family had been through hell for the last five years.

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Grayrigg Court Case

Network Rail will appear for the first time today for a breach of health and safety law which it's claimed caused the Grayrigg rail disaster in 2007