Demon boss survives Paddington rail crash Summary: Demon Internet managing director Chris Goodall was one of the lucky few to escape the Paddington rail disaster it emerged Wednesday. By Jane Wakefield | October 7, 1999 -- 08:39 GMT (01:39 PDT) Goodall had a miraculous escape from the front carriage of the InterCity 125 travelling from Cheltenham to London Paddington on Tuesday. Topic: Networking Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.