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Accident at Straffan on 5th October 1853

Accident Summary

Location

Straffan

Train Operator

Great Southern & Western Railway

Primary Cause

Failure to protect train

Secondary Causes

Fog, inadequate time interval, poor visibility

Result

Rear collision

18 fatalities, unknown number of injured

Accident Investigation Status

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

Related Documents

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Document not yet sourced - click if you have this itemAccident Returns: Extract for Accident at Straffan on 5th October 18531853

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