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Accident at Parkgate & Rawmarsh on 19th November 1926

Accident Summary

Accident at Parkgate & Rawmarsh on 19th November 1926

Location

Parkgate & Rawmarsh

Train Operator

London, Midland & Scottish Railway

Primary Cause

Defective coupling

Secondary Cause

Inadequate inspection

Result

Derailment, sidelong collision

9 fatalities, 28 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 (2.7Mb download)Report on the Accident at Parkgate & Rawmarsh on 19th November 192613th Jan 1927

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