30/09/2013

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Duration: 29 minutes

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.

  • 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

    Dormier

    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

Presenter
Natalie Graham
Reporter
Mark Norman
Series Editor
Linda Bell

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