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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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Flowers and tributes for victims of Croydon tram crash

Flowers and tributes for victims have been placed near the police cordon around the site of the Croydon tram crash.

Flowers and tributes for victims of Croydon tram crash. Credit: ITV London
Flowers and tributes for victims of Croydon tram crash. Credit: ITV London
Flowers and tributes for victims of Croydon tram crash. Credit: ITV London
Flowers and tributes for victims of Croydon tram crash. Credit: ITV London

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