Re: [SystemSafety] Spanish train crash

From: Martyn Thomas < >
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2013 16:42:18 +0100


I know Roger Kemp well and I have never known him to be wrong.

Martyn

On 29/07/2013 16:38, Chris Dale wrote:
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> Thank you, Peter.
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> Surely the lesson of the Morpeth derailments is that speed limits on
> tight curves need to be enforced technologically, not merely
> procedurally by the imposition of speed limits.
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> According to Prof. Roger Kemp of Lancaster University, quoted by MSN,
> the accident in Spain occurred on a section of 'half completed' track
> that was still being brought up to date with the safety standards of
> the European Rail Traffic Management System, which would have
> prevented the train from exceeding the speed on the section of track.
> http://news.uk.msn.com/world/why-spains-horror-train-crash-cant-happen-in-the-uk569032
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> If this is true, the driver should not be the only one under
> investigation.
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> Chris Dale
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> (also speaking for himself only)
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