Passengers self-evacuating at North Pole Junction

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered at on 10 January 2020.

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Photo of Caroline Pidgeon Caroline Pidgeon Liberal Democrat

Following the publication on the 20th November 2019 by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch of its investigation into passengers self-evacuating at North Pole junction on the 15th July 2019, what steps is London Overground taking to address the safety issues raised by this investigation?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Transport for London (TfL) is in receipt of the Rail Accident Investigation Branch safety digest and the important safety messages it contains. These will be implemented by the operator of London Overground, Arriva Rail London. TfL will oversee implementation to ensure it is thoroughly completed.