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The report on the collision of a light engine with a passenger train at Doncaster in 1920.
This document was published on 19th June 1920 by Ministry of Transport.
It was written by Major G. L. Hall (RE).
This item is linked to the Accident at Doncaster on 27th May 1920
The original document format was Bound Volume, and comprised 4 pages.
This document was kindly sourced from Stuart Johnson and is in our Accident reports collection. It was added to the Archive on 21st October 2007.
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"This passenger train was standing at the up platform (on the up slow road) of Doncaster station, when the Great Northern engine, which had come out of No. 1 up siding road, collided with the rear vehicle. The train was at the time about half full of passengers, most of whom were in the front part of the train. As a result of the collision five passengers were injured, none seriously. Five coaches of the Great Central train were damaged, the last vehicle considerably. This coach body was lifted off the frame and telescoped with the brake-van ahead of it. Very little damage was done to the light engine and none to the permanent way."
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