Stranded train passengers rescued after landslip
Last updated at 21:43, Thursday, 30 August 2012
A huge emergency response swung into action today after a night of heavy rain triggered a train derailment and left several areas of west Cumbria devastated by flash floods.
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Intersting to note that Sellafield turned down request to assist in rescuing/transporting stranded passengers.as for Norther rail offfering bus service from Sellafield to Whitehave - what they don't tell you is that they won't/don't hold the Carlisle bound train at Whitehaven until the buses arrive!!!!Feel sorry for anyone wanting to go to Parton or Harrington - Friday's bus went straight to Workington
To Anon and others - unless you can control the weather then there isn't that much you can do to prevent events like this - at the end of the day we don't live in a perfect world.
Am sure that the people affected by these recent floods are not at all concerned that the world is looking on and find them embarrassing. They have more important things to think about and get on with.
Well Jim,I think you will find we are having, and will be having a lot more 'acts of God' in years to come - increased global temperature will lead to warmer water in the oceans - hence more energy and more destructive weather patterns. Then throw in a shifting Jet Stream for good measure. That's an act of man, not God.