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Accident at Stockport on 30th November 1948

Accident Summary

Accident at Stockport on 30th November 1948



Train Operator

British Railways (London Midland Region)

Primary Causes

Driver error, fog

Secondary Cause

Inadequate communication


Signal passed at danger, rear collision, derailment, telescoping

5 fatalities, 36 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 (0.5Mb download)Report on the Collision which occurred on the 30th November 1948, at Stockport in the London Midland Region British Railways...10th Mar 1949

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