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Is the Balcombe Tunnel safe? Mark Norman investigates the partial collapse on the London to Brighton line. Natalie Graham asks who were the Saxons of Eastbourne? We get the DNA results. And rescued from the sea. Behind the scenes at the restoration of the Dornier.

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29 minutes

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Mon 30 Sep 2013 19:30
BBC One South East

Balcombe Tunnel

Balcombe Tunnel

Passengers on the London to Brighton line could have been killed because of years of maintenance work failures in a Victorian tunnel, a whistle-blowing rail engineer has claimed.

 

A report into the incident also highlighted Network Rail failures that left large girders hanging inches above trains.

 

Read the full story and watch the video feature on the BBC News website.

WWII Dornier bomber

WWII Dornier bomber

The team working to restore a German World War II bomber salvaged from the English Channel have found the aircraft was shot at from behind.

 

The badly-damaged aircraft is currently undergoing work at the RAF Museum in Cosford, Shropshire.

 

Watch the video feature on the BBC News website.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterNatalie Graham
ReporterMark Norman
Series EditorLinda Bell