The report on the misrouting of a passenger train and its subsequent collision with wagons in a siding.
This document was published on 29th April 1872 by Board of Trade.
It was written by Lieut. Col. F. H. Rich.
This item is linked to the Accident at Kirkdale Junction on 28th March 1872
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"The passenger train passed Kirkdale junction cabin at a speed of about 10 miles an hour, and as soon as it reached the points of the cross-over road, which are about 30 yards to the west of Kirkdale junction cabin, the engine-driver felt his engine take the crossing. He shut off steam, reversed, whistled for the guard's breaks, but he could not stop his train before it struck, at a speed of about 8 miles an hour, the goods waggons that were standing on the dock line."
15th September 1870
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29th April 1872
Accident Returns: Extract for the Accident at Kirkdale Junction on 28th March 1872
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30th August 1889
Regulation of Railways Act
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