The damaged coaches from the train which derailed near Watford Junction have been removed from the tracks and are heading to Germany for an inspection.

The London Midland train hit a landslide during torrential rain on September 16 and was then struck by another service, leaving two passengers injured.

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London Midland 350 264, the most badly damaged unit, has now been split up and was removed from the Watford goods yard, coach by coach, by a haulage firm over several days for its transit back to Siemens in Germany.

Watford Observer:

It is expected that the unit will be scrapped after a damage assessment is carried out.

The final coach was cleared from the goods yard on October 16 but not before it was daubed with graffiti.