Three Thames Valley Police officers were reprimanted for using their riot shields to sledge down Boars Hill in Oxford.The recent heavy snowfalls across the country have brought out a playful side in our local officers, whose snowy prank was uploaded on the internet site YouTube by one of the participants.However, they were
This item has been moved to the National Archives as RAIB has published its safety digest describing this incident. See safety digest 03/2018,At around 14:36 hrs on 2 March 2018, a northbound train travelling at around 85 mph (137 km/h) nearly struck the driver of a stationary southbound train at Stafford station. The driver of the stationary train was between the Up and Down Stafford Fast lines attending to a train brake fault. There were no injuries.We have undertaken a preliminary examination into the circumstances surrounding this incident. Having assessed the evidence which has been gathered to date, we have decided to publish a safety digest.The safety digest will be made available on our website in the next few weeks.