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collided 7km north of Paddington Station, London.
Survivor Shiela Downs, 27, a Mother from Leeds said: “Everything was fine and then all of a sudden there was a screeching noise and the train began to lurch forward. There was a loud bang and everything went black. When I opened my eyes I The 5.50am London to Stevenage and the wasn’t in the train anymore, but was lying in the 5.30am Northampton to London collided after middle of a field.” the Stevenage train failed to stop at a red light. It is believed the driver may have had a heart Investigations are underway to ascertain the exact attack however details can not yet be cause of the impact. Those seeking information confirmed. about relatives and passengers from the trains should telephone 0845 666666. Emergency crews are working with the RAF and local villagers at the scene of the crash, Services north of London are disrupted for which happened at 6am outside the village of foreseeable future. A rail spokesman said: “We Linton, to deal with casualties and passengers are advising travelers using Paddington Station to suffering from shock. stay at home unless journeys are absolutely necessary as there is widespread disruption of the Around 400 passengers were travelling on the rail network.” trains when they crashed. Half of one of the trains left the track and is resting in a nearby For further travel details and advice on routes field. passengers should call 08454444.