Chief inspector of rail accidents says Stonehaven disaster would have been ‘much worse’ under normal passenger levels

Pictured is Simon French (Chief Inspector of Rail Accidents at Rail Accident Investigation Branch) at the scene of Wednesday's fatal railway derailment near Stonehaven.
Picture by DARRELL BENNS
Pictured on 14/08/2020
Pictured is Simon French (Chief Inspector of Rail Accidents at Rail Accident Investigation Branch) at the scene of Wednesday's fatal railway derailment near Stonehaven. Picture by DARRELL BENNS Pictured on 14/08/2020