Notes of evidence taken from key individuals as part of the enquiry into the terrible Harrow & Wealdstone collision of 1952.
These papers are from the Frank Cheevers collection. They were rescued from the skip by the late Inspector Bill Hay when the old Euston Division of the London Midland Region closed in the late 1980s. Bill passed them on to Frank, who now has custody of them and kindly loaned them to the archive for copying. Please note that they are not presented in any particular order, and that some readers may find some of the details distressing, particularly the details of fatalities and injuries.
This document was published on 6th November 1952 by Ministry of Transport.
It was written by Lieut. Col. G. R. S. Wilson.
This item is linked to the Accident at Harrow and Wealdstone on 8th October 1952
The original document format was Paper, and comprised 35 pages.
This document was kindly sourced from Frank Cheevers and is in our Accident reports collection. It was added to the Archive on 8th August 2007.
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