There were 128 speeding incidents recorded on the tram network little more than six months after the Sandilands derailment last November, according to official figures from City Hall.
Seven people were killed and 58 injured when a tram, going faster than the speed limit for that section of track, derailed and overturned on a tight bend near the Sandilands stop on November 9 last year.
Since the tram service resumed, new speed limits and additional speed monitoring has been introduced across the network, which comprises about 27 miles of track between Beckenham Junction, through Croydon and Mitcham, to Wimbledon.
According to figures provided by the Mayor of London to a question from London Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon, the speeding incidents recorded between November 2016 and the end of June this year have resulted in four cases where disciplinary action has been taken against the drivers. Continue reading