The report on the collision of a mail train with a goods train at Retford in 1923.
This document was published on 20th March 1923 by Ministry of Transport.
It was written by Major J. W. Pringle.
This item is linked to the Accident at Retford on 13th February 1923
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"In this case No. 146 up mail train (Aberdeen sleeping car express), travelling at high speed, collided with the rear of No. 101 up goods ("A" class) train as it was backing at a slow speed to clear the points giving access to the up platform. road. I regret to report that the driver and fireman of the express, as well as a locomotive inspector who, was travelling on the footplate on duty, were killed. The conductor of the express fortunately escaped with serious cuts, whilst 17 passengers and five railwaymen travelling as passengers suffered minor injuries, bruises, and the effects of shock. "
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