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Accident at Port Carlisle Branch Junction on 16th February 1872

Accident Summary

Location

Port Carlisle Branch Junction

Train Operator

Caledonian Railway

Primary Causes

Signaller error, insecure points

Secondary Causes

Driver error, lack of signal telegraph

Result

Points split under train, derailment

0 fatalities, 2 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 (0.2Mb download)Accident Returns: Extract for the Accident at Port Carlisle Branch Junction on 16th February 18724th Mar 1872

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