The report on the collision between a passenger train and its banking engine at Lartington in 1910.
This document was published on 2nd September 1910 by Board of Trade.
It was written by Lieut. Col. P. G. von Donop.
This item is linked to the Accident at Lartington on 29th July 1910
The original document format was Bound Volume, and comprised 5 pages.
This document was kindly sourced from Steve Thompson and is in our Accident reports collection. It was added to the Archive on 19th February 2008.
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"In this case the 12.40 p.m. down passenger train from Darlington to Tebay, consisting of an engine and six vehicles, me, on arrival at Lartington station, run into from the rear by a banking engine which had assisted it up the incline between Barnard Castle and Lartington, and which had become uncoupled from the train without the knowledge of its driver.
Six passengers and the guard of the train were slightly injured by the collision, but none of the injuries were of a serious nature."
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