The Event

A special event to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Ladbroke Grove Rail Crash will be held on 5th October, 2019.

This will have two parts, a small gathering at the Memorial site at the time of the crash, (this will not be ticketed) followed by a Memorial Service at St Helen’s Church, North Kensington. 

The Memorial Service will be ticketed, to be considered for a ticket please fill out your details on the Ticket for Event page. Spaces may be limited.

The Crash

The Ladbroke Grove Rail Crash, also known as The Paddington Train Crash, took place when a Thames Turbo ran through a red signal into the path of a First Great Western 125 train.

The crash was devastating. 31 people were killed and well over 400 injured. More details can be found on this page.

08:00
at the Crash Memorial

A gathering of those bereaved and involved will mark the time of the crash with a silence

We have arranged with a local florist for anyone that would like a floral tribute on Saturday. 

The Flowered Corner Tel: 020 7221 3320
Ref: LG20 - all wreaths with this ref will be upgraded to luxurious and delivered together.

Jane and Wendy are the owners. They are offering to upgrade all wreaths to luxurious for the usual price
as a contribution to the memorial. Extra flowers, foliage, etc.
Messages can be added, as can ribbons, badges etc for agencies. Please telephone them to order and add messages.

Please place orders over Wednesday and Thursday this week.

The wreaths will be delivered to the Memorial site on Saturday morning at 7.30am.

Thank you.

11:00
The Memorial Service

A memorial service will be held at St Helen’s Church, North Kensington. 
Spaces may be limited and the event will be limited, so we ask that if you are interested in attending to fill out your details on the Contact Event page. 

Directions to the events

The Crash Memorial is between Sainsburys,
Ladbroke Grove and the railway line.
Directions to the Church can be found here.
The Church is a 18 min walk from the Memorial, two routes are shown on this map.