Four injured as train from Basingstoke derails

Four people have been injured and almost 300 others evacuated after a train partially derailed near to Wimbledon.

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Train from Basingstoke derailed in London

The train is said to have shaken before coming off the rails Credit: London Fire Brigade

A train from Basingstoke to London has derailed between Wimbledon and Clapham Junction.

The service is said to have shaken before it came off the rials.

Services have been disrupted.

The slow-speed rear-axle derailment on the 04.54 Basingstoke to Waterloo service occurred between Wimbledon and Wimbledon Park. This is affecting London Underground services on the District Line but will not affect South Western Railway services into London this morning. The train is eight carriages in length and it was the the rear axle of the 8th coach which came off the track at slow speed. We do not have any information regarding passengers on board the train at this time.

– South Western Railway
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