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Accident at Ais Gill on 2nd September 1913

Accident Summary

Accident at Ais Gill on 2nd September 1913
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Location

Ais Gill

Train Operator

Midland Railway

Primary Cause

Driver error

Secondary Causes

Gas lighting, fireman error, inadequate motive power, failure to protect train

Result

Signal passed at danger, rear collision, derailment, fire

14 fatalities, 38 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 (3.1Mb download)Report by Major J. W. Pringle, R.E., on the Fatal Collision that occurred on the 2nd September, 1913, between two Passenger Trains near Ais Gill, on t...10th Oct 1913

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