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The report into the collision between two engines as a result of a porter undertaking a pointsman's duties, and failing to protect a train.
This document was published on 9th April 1866 by Board of Trade.
It was written by Col. W. Yolland.
This item is linked to the Accident at Middleton Junction on 19th March 1866
The original document format was Bound Volume, and comprised 2 pages.
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"I have the honour to state for the information of the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade, in obedience to your minute of the 24th instant, the result of my inquiry into the circumstances which attended a collision that occurred on the 19th instant between two empty engines near Middleton Junction, on the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, when the driver, W. Bate, of the leading engine was killed, and the firemen of both engines were badly, and the driver of the following engine was slightly, injured."
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