The Event

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

There were two parts, a small gathering at the Memorial site at the time of the crash, followed by a Memorial Service at St Helen’s Church, North Kensington. 

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.

This website

Over the next weeks we will update this website with photographs of the two memorial events, and other details. 

We will also provide more information about the memorial stone and garden.


Thank you

We would like to thank everyone who attended the events, sent their best wishes, helped organise and manage the gathering at the memorial and the Church service.
The two events meant a great deal to those affected by the crash. 
Thank you.

at the Crash Memorial

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

The Memorial Service

A memorial service was held at St Helen’s Church, North Kensington. 


The Crash Memorial is between Sainsburys, Ladbroke Grove and the railway line.