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Accident at Harrow on 26th November 1870

Accident Summary



Train Operator

London & North Western Railway

Primary Cause

Driver error

Secondary Causes

Fog, excessive speed, inadequate time interval


Signal passed at danger, rear collision, derailment

9 fatalities, 44 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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Document not yet sourced - click if you have this itemAccident Returns: Extract for the Accident at Harrow on 26th November 18701870

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