The report into the collision between a passenger train and a freight train at Albion sidings in 1970.
This document was published on 26th February 1971 by Department of the Environment.
It was written by Major C. F. Rose.
This item is linked to the Accident at Albion Sidings, Oldbury on 27th May 1970
The original document format was Stapled Book, and comprised 9 pages.
This document was kindly sourced from Nick Smith and is in our Accident reports collection. It was added to the Archive on 25th October 2006.
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"The 17.04 electric multiple unit (EMU) passenger train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton, having passed at Danger a signal protecting the exit from the Gulf Oil Depot sidings at Albion, collided with, a train of empty oil-tank wagons that was leaving the sidings and crossing onto the Up line. The collision was a sidelong one and resulted in the first two coaches of the passenger train and two of the oil tank wagons becoming derailed, and damage being caused to other coaches and tank wagons. There were no injuries to passengers in the 17.04 train.. The driver and the guard of this train needed. Hospital attention, ,but were not detained."
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