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Train en-route to Reading derails

Credit: NETWORK RAIL

An urgent safety investigation is underway after a high speed train heading from Paddington to Reading and to the south west derailed.

The incident happened as the service left the London station yesterday lunchtime. The power car at the back of tne train left the tracks.

Passengers were evacuated from the the train with other services delayed.

Great Western Railway say the incident was at low speed and there were no injuries.

There are still some delays this morning.