Signals to Danger

In 2020 1.8 billion rail journeys were made in the UK...

what happens when it all goes wrong?

Signals to Danger is a podcast that tells the stories of the darkest days of the UK rail network. Join us as we find out what happened, why it went wrong, and how we stop it from happening again.

The story of disaster

Each episode tells the detailed tale of the day of the accident, the who, where and how of each accident

The fingertip search

We tell the tale of how investigators descend on the scene, what they found and how they found it.

A new way forward

The disasters of the past improve the safety of the future, we close each episode by explaining how

Latest episodes

On a peaceful Sunday morning in 1861, an everyday journey…

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On a dreary October morning after heavy rainfall and widespread…

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Season Two kicks off with the story of Quintinshill. At…

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Really enjoying the latest episode of @SignalstoDanger and excited to premier our collaboration on our Harrow & Wealdstone episode next week (though am now very hungry after Dan’s description of the WCML as a “falafel”)! 😂

This week’s episode of Signals to Danger sees us visit the Staffordshire countryside in 1986. Two passenger trains collide at Colwich Junction as one train crosses over in front of another. Join us to hear the reasons why. As ever, available wherever you get your podcasts!

Hey all, livestream for the recording of the next episode will be tomorrow at 8PM UK time. Link to follow through Patreon, details below if you’re interested!

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