BREAKING: Crashed Croydon Tram Travelling Three-And-A-Half Times Speed Limit

1tramA tram which crashed in Croydon killing seven people was travelling at three-and-a-half times the speed limit, the Rail Accident Investigation Branch has said.

The train was running from New Addington to Wimbledon when it derailed on 9 November.

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch’s (RAIB) initial review of the on-tram data has shown the tram was travelling at a speed of approximately 70km per hour as it entered the curve.

The speed limit on that particular section of track is 20km per hour. Six men and one woman died, and more than 50 people were injured.