25 years since triple train crash that killed 35 people

Today marks 25 years since trains travelling from Dorset, Hampshire and Surrey collided at Clapham Junction on their way to Waterloo.

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  1. Mike Pearse

Memorial service to mark the 25th anniversary of the fatal Clapham rail disaster

A special service has taken place to remember the victims of the Clapham rail disaster 25 years ago today.

Thirty-five people were killed when two commuter trains from Basingstoke and Poole collided in the rush hour. A third train, which was empty, then hit the collision. Five hundred people were injured. Mike Pearse reports.

The interviewees are: Lee Middleton, a survivor from Winchester; Robin Gisby from Network Rail; and Richard Greenwood, a rescue worker.

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