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TSSA statement on double train crash near Salisbury

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TSSA General Secretary, Manuel Cortes has issued the following statement after reports that two trains have crashed between Andover and Salisbury. 

Emergency services, police, fire and the ambulance service, are at the scene, Wiltshire Police have confirmed.  

Commenting, Cortes said: “We will have to await further details but this is a very sobering reminder about why safety on our railways is always paramount. 

“The thoughts of our entire union are with the loved ones of everyone caught up in what may well turn out to be a tragic event. No doubt that over the coming days and weeks we will find out why this accident happened. A full investigation will now need to follow.”