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Rail commuters have been warned to avoid Waterloo station tomorrow,
following a derailment during this morning's rush hour.
It was just one of three separate incidents on the transport network.
A train at King's Cross crashed into platform buffers,
And Holborn station was evacuated after a fire on a tube train.
Here's our transport correspondent, Tom Edwards.
At 5:40am this morning, just outside the UK's
busiest station, Waterloo, a passenger service collided with
an engineering train and derailed, causing huge disruption.
All day, commuters have been warned not to use the station.
I was trying to get out of London, so I arrived
One thing on top of another, signal failures, derailments,
train breakdowns, half of the platforms are closed anyway.
I don't know if they have told us anything, really.
Just that it was slow and taking an hour and a bit
No-one was hurt but investigators are trying to find out why
the passenger train went onto the wrong track.
At 6:20am this morning, this train failed to stop in time
at platform nine at King's Cross, and hit the buffers at speed.
They said they were sent flying due to the impact.
And at 9am this morning at Holborn tube station,
it was evacuated after a train motor caught fire.
It later reopened, but there was panic as many passengers wrongly
It's the second tube train fire in four days.
There was a lot of people being really aggressive.
There was a kid with her mum and a scooter.
And she was trying to get to the platform, but she couldn't
turn around because there were so many people running out.
A lot of people sort of rushing toward escalators.
It was completely packed, there was nowhere to move.
At one point, the doors were closing and some people
Before the train had even stopped, there was a massive bang.
Then immediately, the carriage I was in, at the end,
People rose from their seats and tried to funnel out of the doors.
People were just manic in trying to get out.
Very few trains have used Waterloo station today.
It's expected the disruption will last into tomorrow.
Marc Ashdown joins me - this couldn't come at
That's right, it's already at the centre of a huge redevelopment to
try to expand some platforms and create more capacity. Ten out of 24
platforms were already out of action. Because of this, a further
three cannot be used. Engineers were on the scene all day, they will try
to get the train back on the rails, see if there is long-term damage and
try to get services back up and running. The redevelopment work is
supposed to be done by August the 28th. The question now is if they
are still on track. Work has continued, including today,
since this incident this morning. We are continuing to
monitor the progress. The project has actually been
progressing very well and we will clearly continue
to monitor it very closely. Does that sound convincing? It
didn't to me, it is a change of June. No firm commitment. Last week
they were very bullish, saying they would get the work done on time. To
be fair, they went expecting to deal with a derailed train. Transport
campaigners and some politicians are saying if things do slip, passengers
should be reimbursed. We do not want the Waterloo
upgrade to overrun. And if it does, we will be calling
on Network Rail and the Government to actually
compensate passengers. There could be more problems ahead.
They are due to change the franchise, a different operator is
taking over who will run the trains out of Waterloo. That is due to
happen on August 20. Will that run smoothly? The advice for tomorrow,
at least, is to avoid travelling through Waterloo at all costs.
A mother whose 32-year-old daughter took her own life
inside Holloway Prison says she needed care, not custody,
and is calling for better protection of vulnerable prisoners.
Sarah Reed, who had mental health issues, died last year.
An inquest found a series of failings by staff
contributed to her death, as Thomas Magill reports.
This report starts with a distressing images.
This is Sarah Reed in 2012 being assaulted
by a Metropolitan Police officer, after being accused of shoplifting.
He was later charged with assault and dismissed.
Sarah struggled with mental health issues for years after the death
She would have seasons where she would go into dark moods.
You know, whenever she thought about the child that she lost.
Because she never recovered from that.
In 2015, she was admitted to the Maudsley Hospital in south London.
Her family claim she was sexually assaulted by another
Afterwords, she was transferred to Holloway
Marilyn says her daughter needed care, not custody
It needs to stop, it needs to be investigated,
we need to have things put in place, that mental health is dealt
It's something that if people had done their proper jobs,
At her inquest last month, Peter Thornton QC raised concerns
about the care Sarah received and highlighted
The jury found amongst the shortcomings there'd been
a failure by staff here to treat Sarah in a timely manner,
a failure in the management of her medication and monitoring
and an unacceptable number of cancelled visits by staff.
It found that all of these failings significantly contributed
Now campaigners say Sarah is just one example of how the system
is failing prisoners with mental illness.
What we need to do is invest in quality specialist
services for women in the community, especially mental health services,
given we know the majority of women who are sent to prison have
The Government say they take mental health of prisoners extremely
seriously and have launched a suicide and self-harm reduction
Marilyn remembers her daughter with fondness, and hopes her death
Next, how does the capital balance the need for more affordable homes
It's an issue which is causing a row at London's oldest allotments -
I've really struggled, but these are supposed to be parsnips.
Nolan is new to Northfield allotments.
It's really about bringing my kids down here and actually letting them
understand how fruit and veg and flowers grow.
Just a short time that I have been here, I have been able to feel that
The allotments were much bigger than they were founded in 1830s.
Now the charity that owns the land, Pathways, want to develop more.
Every bit of land from here back to the road is the area
that the charity want permission to develop.
It's only 4% of the overall allotment - which might not sound
like a lot, but the people here are worried that
So if I said you, just eat one little cube of that bar
of chocolate, you will realise how good it is and eventually
you will come back for more until there is nothing left.
The homes the charity want to build would be for older
He lives across the road in another Pathways flat.
and I was basically homeless, jobless and if I hadn't come
to Pathways, I believe I would still now be homeless.
For the sake of a few allotments, you know, something can be achieved
for people that are in the position that I was in eight years ago.
Some of the properties might be sold privately,
but the charity says that will only happen if they need the funding.
They say they can't promise they will never build on more
of the allotments because they don't want to bind future boards,
What do you say to people that say this is nimbyism?
We realise we are in politically difficult situation because we most
definitely need social housing, but everything I read says
The allotment owners want the charity to look at other options
to build on because once this Greenland has gone, they don't
I'll wish you a very goodnight and I'll leave you with Lucy Martin
Yes, tomorrow is not looking back, and today was not bad. We finished
with a lovely sunset in Greenwich. Tomorrow, we are looking at another
decent day. Dry and bright with plenty of sunshine around. First,
through tonight, some clear skies mean that the temperatures will fall
away. Feeling fairly fresh in the countryside, slipping into single
figures. In the city, overnight lows between 12 and 14 Celsius. Tomorrow,
we start off with sunshine first thing. It will be dry and bright.
There will be some patchy cloud through the day. The sunshine could
turn hazy banks to high-level cloud. Temperatures not doing too badly, a
maximum of 23 Celsius. Tomorrow night, we will see the next band of
rain pushing across to the West. Some heavy bursts into the early
hours. Rain clearing eastwards through Thursday. Brightening up
from the West, a few sunny spells developing. Temperatures reaching 22
or 23 Celsius. Breezy as we move into Friday. A mixture of sunny
spells and showers. Temperatures reaching a maximum of 22 Celsius.
That's spells and showers. Temperatures
reaching a maximum of 22 Celsius. That's it from us.