The front six The buffet car Track debris Carriage G Rear carriage and cab
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The buffet car, between carriages F and G took the full force of the derailment.

Its roof was ripped off and the rear third of the carriage was torn almost clear away as it hit an electricity pylon.
As the car scraped along the track, tearing up both in the process, its rear bogie (the swivelling device which holds the wheels to the carriage) sheared clean off.

Four people, believed to have been already dining in the buffet car, lost their lives in these moments. Many more were injured.

Passenger Stephen Morgan said: "I was walking towards the bar and heard a bang, then the train started swaying and it went over. I just held on for dear life."

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