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Passenger train derailed at Bognor Regis

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has announced that it is looking into the derailment of a passenger train at Bognor Regis on 22 October.

At about 05:11, the 05:05 service from Bognor Regis to Littlehampton derailed on departing from Platform 4. The train was travelling slowly at the time. There were around 15 passengers on board, all of whom evacuated via the rear portion of the train, which was still in the platform. The derailment resulted in some damage to a set of points, and no injuries.

RAIB has undertaken a preliminary examination into the circumstances surrounding this incident and publish a safety digest in the next few weeks.

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