Major rail disaster narrowly averted after two huge construction drills burst through tunnel wall

Major rail disaster narrowly averted after two huge construction drills burst through tunnel wall Train driver noticed water pouring down onto the roof of his train Train sent to investigate stopped just as drills penetrated tunnel ahead By Emily Davies PUBLISHED: 20:56 GMT, 8 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:57 GMT, 8 March 2013 Rail staff averted a possible major disaster today when two huge construction drills came through a tunnel wall on a major commuter route. The driver of a train from Moorgate in London to Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire saw muddy water pouring on to the roof of his 10.02am First Capital Connect (FCC) train north of Old Street station. He reported the incident and all rail services were stopped.

Spitfire is half the plane it used to be as Imperial War Museum prepares Battle of Britain plane for transfer

Go-wing somewhere Spitfire is half the plane it used to be as Imperial War Museum prepares Battle of Britain aircraft for transfer WWII plane set for IWM in Duxford, Cambs while London branch undergoes major revamp | UPDATED: 01:46 GMT, 13 December 2012 A spitfire stands forlorn as a wing is removed from its fuselage. But far from heading for the scrapheap, this Mk 1 plane, which flew in the Battle of Britain, is in safe hands.

Aldham plane crash: One dead after plane crashes into a tree before landing in a pond

One dead after plane crashes into a tree before landing in a pond | UPDATED: 17:14 GMT, 8 December 2012 One person was killed when a light aircraft crashed into a tree in a village today, police said. Emergency services went to the scene after a member of the public called police reporting that the plane had come down at Aldham near Hadleigh, Suffolk. After hitting the tree, the plane became submerged in a pond.