Hatfield Remembered

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Yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of the Hatfield rail crash.

Survivors attended a remembrance service at the local church with a period of silence at 1223 – the exact moment of the crash.
Four passengers were killed when an express train from London to Leeds derailed in 2000.

The BBC quoted Rail Minister Theresa Villiers:

“The impact of the tragedy at Hatfield still resonates today and my thoughts are with the friends and relatives of those killed and injured as they mark the 10th anniversary.”

She added that, “Rail travel has never been safer than it is today.”

Read the full article here.