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Accident at Wrawby Junction on 17th October 1898

Accident Summary


Wrawby Junction

Train Operator

Great Central Railway

Primary Cause

Poor rolling stock stability

Secondary Cause



Buffer locking, derailment, collision with train load

8 fatalities, 27 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 (1.4Mb download)Accident Returns: Extract for the Accident at Wrawby Junction on 17th October 189814th Dec 1898

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