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Accident at Wellingborough on 2nd September 1898

Accident Summary

Accident at Wellingborough on 2nd September 1898



Train Operator

Midland Railway

Primary Cause

Platform slope towards track

Secondary Cause

Inadequate brake power


Collision with plant, derailment

7 fatalities, 65 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 (1.3Mb download)Accident Returns: Extract for the Accident at Wellingborough on 2nd September 18984th Oct 1898

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