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Train Crashes Through Buffers at Busy London Station

Two people were injured when a train crashed through buffers at a station. The incident involved a London Overground service at Enfield Town station, north London, during rush hour on Tuesday morning. Images posted on social media show the train remained upright but came off the tracks and stopped just short of hitting a station building. London Fire Brigade said around 50 people were evacuated from the eight-carriage train by Transport for London (TfL) and station staff. The train driver is being “treated for shock,” Network Rail said. A British Transport Police spokeswoman said the driver and another person were “checked over by paramedics at the scene.” She added, “As is routine, the driver has been breathalysed and blew negative.” Rory O’Neill, TfL’s general manager for London Overground, described the incident as “a low-speed collision with a buffer.” He said, “There will be a full investigation to establish how this …

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