VIDEO: Notts Fire Service stages major rail disaster exercise

Notts Fire Service joined other emergency response teams to take part in a major exercise involving the derailments of both a goods train carrying dangerous chemicals and a passenger train which had injured passengers trapped.

The exercise took place at the DB Schenker depot at Sandiacre near Toton, where the new HS2 line will have a station, and saw members of both the Notts and Derbyshire Fire Services, Notts Police, British Transport Police, East Midlands Ambulance Service, DB Schenker Rail UK Breakdown and Recovery Teams and the Casualties Union all involved.