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Accident at Welshampton on 11th June 1897

Accident Summary

Accident at Welshampton on 11th June 1897

Location

Welshampton

Train Operator

Cambrian Railway

Primary Causes

Track defect, inadequate maintenance

Secondary Cause

Excessive speed

Result

Derailment

11 fatalities, 15 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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Related Documents

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view document PDF (2.0Mb download)Accident Returns: Extract for the Accident at Welshampton on 11th June 18979th Jul 1897

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