The report on the derailment of a passenger train at Clipstone Junctions in 1950.
This document was published on 16th March 1951 by Ministry of Transport.
It was written by Col. R. J. Walker.
This item is linked to the Accident at Clipstone Junctions on 12th May 1950
The original document format was Stapled Book, and comprised 7 pages.
This document was kindly sourced from Stuart Johnson and is in our Accident reports collection. It was added to the Archive on 9th August 2007.
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"The train was the 7.25 a.m. Ordinary Up Passenger from Shirebrook North to Lincoln, and consisted of three coaches, hauled by Class N.5, 0-6-2 Engine No. 69319, chimney leading. The total weight of the train was about 148 tons, of which the engine weighed 62 tons 7 cwt.
Although the whole train was derailed, no injuries of any consequence were caused to passengers or train crew, and it was unnecessary to call for ambulances or medical aid."
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