Investigation reveals train driver involved in UK crash was texting

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The train driver who crashed and derailed a train at Kirby station in the metropolitan borough of Knowsley near Liverpool was using his phone for texting just seconds ahead of the crash, a police investigation has revealed.

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Author: Nick Augusteijn

Former Chief Editor of RailTech.com

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