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Eight injured in train crash in northwest England

Eight passengers were seriously injured when a high-speed London-to-Glasgow train derailed in northwest England late on Friday, rescue services said. Rescue services were for a time unable to reach many of the 180 passengers trapped in train carriages because of live power lines on the track. But a spokesman for Virgin Trains said later all had been taken off the train. “You were suddenly aware of a jolt and the train started swaying really quite dramatically,” BBC executive Caroline Thomson, a passenger, told BBC News 24 Television. She said the train then flipped over and came to rest on its side. Full Story

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