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On 9 November 2016, a tram operated by Tramlink, a light rail tram system serving Croydon and surrounding areas in South London, England, derailed and overturned on a sharp bend approaching a junction. There were seven fatalities with 58 other people injured, sixteen of them sustained serious injuries. The tram was carrying about 70 passengers. It was the first tram incident in the United Kingdom in which passengers were killed since 1959.
BBC News - 22 Feb 2019 UK tram safety body gets £1.5m funding
Croydon Central MP Sarah Jones said the funding should not just be a one off.
MyLondon - 19 Mar 2019 Croydon's tram drivers are going on strike next week
Union chiefs says drivers must be rewarded for their "difficult and stressful" job.
MyLondon - 22 Feb 2019 Croydon tram crash: £1.5million to be spent improving tram safety so tragedy 'never happens again'
The new tram safety body will drive forward much-needed safety improvements across the UK tram industry.
MyLondon - 27 Feb 2019 Croydon's tram drivers to be stopped from working more than five days in a row
It's one of the measures to improve safety after the tragic crash in which seven people died.
Your Local Guardian - 13 Mar 2019 Opinion: solicitor calls for closure for victims of Croydon tram crash
Trevor Sterling is a major trauma solicitor representing several of the victims of the Croydon Tram Crash.
BBC News - 09 Nov 2018 Croydon tram crash: Safety concerns remain two years on
A memorial *service* has been held in south London to mark the second anniversary of the Croydon tram crash. Seven people died and another 62 were injured, ...
The Engineer - 15 Jan 2019 Croydon tram crash prompts introduction of automatic braking
Transport for London (TfL) will equip its trams with automatic braking following recommendations made in the wake of the 2016 Croydon tram crash that killed ...
Your Local Guardian - 28 Feb 2019 Safety measures ongoing over two years after Croydon tram crash
More than two years on from the tragic Croydon tram crash, measures are still being put in place to improve safety.
MyLondon - 24 Jan 2019 Croydon tram crash: Transport for London 'failed to hand over vital information' to investigations
Transport for London (TfL) 'failed to hand over vital information' during the investigations into the Croydon tram crash which killed seven people and injured 61 ...
Evening Standard - 07 Nov 2018 Croydon tram crash: When will we know the truth, say families of victims in fresh call for inquest
Families of victims of the Croydon tram crash in 2016 today criticised the two-year wait for a decision on whether to bring charges against the driver. They want to ...
New Civil Engineer - 15 Jan 2019 Post-Croydon tram crash reforms introduced | News
The UK's first automatic braking system for trams will be introduced this year, following an investigation into the 2016 Croydon tram crash.
BBC News - 14 Jan 2019 London trams to get automatic braking system
The decision was among 15 safety recommendations after an investigation into the 2016 Croydon tram crash.
The Guardian - 07 Dec 2017 Croydon tram crash 'caused by driver falling asleep and speeding'
Investigators conclude tram operators failed to understand risk of vehicle overturning and to take enough safety measures.
BBC News - 09 Nov 2016 Croydon tram: Seven dead and 50 injured after derailment
Seven people have died and dozens more have been injured after a tram overturned in London. People were trapped inside and more than 50 were taken to ...
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The Guardian - 16 Nov 2016 Croydon tram going three times speed limit when it derailed, investigators say
Interim Rail Accident Investigation Branch report on crash that killed seven people says tram was well in excess of 12mph limit.
The Guardian - 10 Nov 2016 Croydon tram crash: police examine reports of incident in previous week
Facebook messages described how a tram took sharp bend near Sandilands too fast and braked hard on 31 October.
BBC News - 24 Apr 2017 Croydon tram crash: Drivers 'fell asleep' on fatal line
Four drivers have admitted falling asleep while operating trams in Croydon, where seven people were killed after a tram derailed in November 2016. Drivers ...
International Railway Journal - 14 Jan 2019 Automatic braking system to be installed on Croydon LRV's following fatal derailment
TRANSPORT for London has awarded Engineering Support Group (ESG) a contract to install an automatic braking system on London's Croydon tram network.