Track worker struck near Wimbledon

Rail Accident Investigation Branch

September 4
09:59 2017

At 12:06 hrs on Tuesday 22 August 2017 a track worker was struck a glancing blow by a train travelling at about 48 mph (77 km/h). The track worker suffered minor injuries.

We have undertaken a preliminary examination of the circumstances surrounding this accident. Having assessed the evidence which has been gathered to date, we have decided to publish a safety digest.

The safety digest will shortly be made available on our website.

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