Croydon tram service reopens a week after derailment

The Croydon tram service has reopened, just over a week after the derailment in which seven people died.

Investigators have said the tram was travelling at three-and-a-half times the speed limit when the crash happened near the Sandilands stop.

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) said the tram, which was carrying about 60 people, was doing 43.5mph in a 12mph zone.

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Aerial footage shows Croydon tram crash devastation

Aerial video footage shows the scale of the devastation of the Croydon tram crash.

Forensics teams are combing the crash site for clues to what caused the derailment which killed seven passengers.

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