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Accident at Bicester on 6th September 1851

Accident Summary



Train Operator

London & North Western Railway

Primary Causes

Pointsman error, station staff error

Secondary Cause

Inadequate planning


Points split under train, derailment

6 fatalities, 20 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 (0.7Mb download)Accident Returns: Extract for the Accident at Bicester on 6th September 185113th Sep 1851

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