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Accident at Sutton Coldfield on 23rd January 1955

Accident Summary

Accident at Sutton Coldfield on 23rd January 1955

Location

Sutton Coldfield

Train Operator

British Railways (London Midland Region)

Primary Cause

Excessive speed

Secondary Cause

No firm conclusion

Result

Derailment

17 fatalities, 23 injured

Accident Investigation Status

This accident has been the subject of a published formal accident investigation, which you will find below.

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view document PDF (1.3Mb download)Report on the Derailment which occurred on 23rd January 1955 at Sutton Coldfield in the London Midland Region British Railways...10th Jun 1955

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