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Accident at Wigan on 3rd August 1873

Accident Summary

Accident at Wigan on 3rd August 1873

Location

Wigan

Train Operator

London & North Western Railway

Primary Cause

Excessive speed

Secondary Cause

No firm conclusion

Result

Derailment, collision with structure

13 fatalities, 30 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 Wigan on 3rd August 18731873

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