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24Feb94 UK: BR FINED FOR ENDANGERING THE LIFE OF DIGGER DRIVER.

British Rail was fined £20,000 last week for endangering a worker whose mechanical digger hit an underground 750V cable supplying power to Britain's busiest railway line.Digger driver Andrew Hall escaped injury on September 12 last year near Kenton station in north west London.BR pleaded guilty at Brent Magistrates Court to putting the safety of Mr Hall in jeopardy.Mr Hall was excavating a new drainage system between the up and down tracks of the West Coast Main Line when he struck ...

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