List of rail accidents in the United Kingdom

List of rail accidents in the United Kingdom

This list is of railway accidents in Britain sorted chronologically. For a list sorted by death toll see List of British rail accidents by death toll. It does not include incidents that did not involve rolling stock, such as the King's Cross fire of 1987.

2000 - present

* Weston Rhyn Crossing, 19 July, 2008; Arriva Trains Wales Class 158 crashed into a tractor at a railway crossing near Gobowen in Wales. There were 3 injuries, but no deaths.
* Barrow-upon-Soar, 1 February, 2008; East Midlands train from Nottingham to Norwich hit a footbridge which had been knocked down by a tipper lorry delivering track ballast to land by the running track. The lorry driver and train driver were injured; the train driver suffered serious leg injuries. The only passenger injured suffered minor injuries. [http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/33464/Train-crash-driver-freed-from-cabin ] [http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/33464/Train-crash-driver-in-serious-condition]
* Beattock Summit, 24 December, 2007: Train carrying 240 people hit a sleeper while traveling at 80 mph. No reported injuries.
* King Edward VII Bridge, 10 May, 2007; An EWS freight train derailed, causing major disruption along the Newcastle upon Tyne section of the East Coast Main Line. The cause was a combination of the track condition and a twisted wagon frame. [http://www.raib.gov.uk/cms_resources/080131_R022008_KEB.pdf]
* Swainsthorpe, 1 March, 2007; 1 killed; car on level crossing
* Grayrigg, 23 February, 2007; 1 killed, 22 injured: undetected points fault
* Copmanthorpe, 25 September, 2006; 1 killed; car crashed through lineside fence onto track, train hit wreckage
* Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, 10 July 2005; 1 killed: car on level crossing
* Ufton Nervet, 6 November 2004; 7 killed, 150 injured: car on level crossing, (suicide)
* Tebay, 15 February 2004; 4 killed; 3 injured: runaway work trolley caused by misuse (faulty brakes); ran-down railway track-workers.
* Norton Bridge, 16 October 2003; 1 injured: train passed signal at red: rear-end collision
* King's Cross, 16 September 2003; GNER train derailed after routing onto track with missing rail
* Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, 3 August 2003; 1 killed: car on level crossing
* Pershore, Worcestershire, 7 July 2003; 3 killed
* Dunhampstead (between Ashchurch and Bromsgrove), 8 April 2003; 1 killed (car driver); Royal Mail train from Plymouth to Low Fell struck car on level crossing (suicide). [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1476122/Crossings-carry-greatest-potential-for-catastrophic-risk,-says-report.html] [http://archive.malverngazette.co.uk/2003/7/25/183583.html]
* Southall East, 24 November, 2002; 31 injured: broken fishplate caused HST coach to derail; throwing ballast through windows.
* Potters Bar, 10 May 2002; 7 killed, 70 injured: undetected points fault; derailed carriage rolled, coming to rest on platforms. [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/file_on_4/7226343.stm]
* Nocton, Lincolnshire, 28 February 2002; 1 killed in van, 14 injured on train; after van crashed through wall and fell onto track
* Tisbury, 2 July 2001; 1 injured (train driver): Lorry became stuck on level crossing and was struck by commuter train. [http://archive.thisiswiltshire.co.uk/2001/7/5/214549.html] [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/wiltshire/3327839.stm]
* Hither Green "(2001)", 12 March 2001; train passed signal at danger; hit train from behind. (Distinguish from 1967 crash.)
* Selby (Great Heck), 28 February 2001; 10 killed, 80+ injured: Land Rover driver fell asleep and ran down embankment onto track; train hit wreckage, and subsequently collided with freight train
* Welwyn Garden City, 28 November 2000; 1 injured (train driver): empty Class 313 EMU derails; narrowly missing a 24ft drop into bus station
* Lawrence Hill, 1 November 2000; driver injured; an empty mail train passed red lights and hit the back of a loaded coal train
* Hatfield, 17 October 2000; 4 killed, 35 injured: derailment caused by broken rail; restaurant coach hit overhead catenary stanchion

1990–1999

* Ladbroke Grove, 5 October 1999; 31 killed, 400 injured: driver passed signal at danger; head-on collision and fire; allegations that signal (SN109) hard to see
* Winsford, 23 June 1999; 31 injured: train passed red signal; rear-end collision
* Spa Road Junction rail crash, 8 January 1999; 4 injured: train passed signal at danger, converging collision: driver error
* Southall, 19 September 1997; 6 killed, 150 injured: signal passed at danger; collided with freight train crossing path; driver inattention and faulty AWS equipment
* Bexley derailment, 4 February 1997; 4 injured: derailment; overloaded train and poor track maintenance
* Watford South, 8 August 1996; 1 killed, 69 injured: driver passed signal at danger, rear-end collision
* Stafford, 8 March 1996; 1 killed, 22 injured: axle box failure, train derailed across other tracks, mail train hit wreckage
* Royal Oak, 10 November 1995; 1 injured
* Largs, 11 July 1995; train hit temporary buffers during station rebuild; wreckage travelled through fencing onto Largs High Street.
* Ais Gill, 31 January 1995; 1 killed, 30 injured: train hit landslide; on-coming train hit wreckage
* Cowden, October 1994; 5 killed, 12 injured: train passed dirty, poorly lit, signal at danger; head-on collision
* Morpeth "(1994)", 27 June 1994; 1 injured: excessive speed on curve
* Greenock, 25 June 1994; 2 killed: train derailed by concrete blocks placed on track; vandalism
* Morpeth "(1992)", 13 November 1992; 1 killed: light engine hit train in rear; driver of light engine misunderstood signal operators instruction
* Appleford level crossing, 3 December 1991; 1 injured
* Severn Tunnel, December 1991; 100 injured: rear-end collision, cause uncertain
* Newton July 1991; 4 killed, 22 injured: head-on collision at junction
* Cannon Street Station, 8 January 1991; 2 killed, 240 injured: train hit buffer stop: allegations of driver being intoxicated by a non prescribed drug
* Stafford, August 1990; 1 killed, 35 injured: train passed signal at danger, rear-end collision: intoxicated driver, allegations excessive working hours
* Carr Lane, Doncaster, 19 June 1990: 1 adult and 2 children killed when struck by HST on un-protected pedestrian crossing.

1980–1989

* Newcastle Central Station, 30 November 1989; 15 injured
* Bellgrove (Glasgow), March 1989; 2 killed: Inattention by driver ("ding-ding, and away"); head-on collision
* Purley Station, 4 March 1989; 5 killed, 90 injured: Missed distant signal, over-ran signal at danger; rear-end collision, part of train down embankment
* Clapham Junction, 12 December 1988; 35 killed, 100+ injured: rear-end collision, on-coming train ran into wreckage: wrong-side failure in signalling equipment
* St. Helens, November 1988; 1 killed, 18 injured
* Docklands Light Railway March 1987; train under test crashed through buffers at Island Gardens station.
* Forest Gate, October 1987; 14 injured: 2 trains collided
* River Towy, October 1987; 4 killed: river flood washed bridge away; train fell in river
* North Berwick, 1986; 4 injured
* Colwich, September 1986; 1 killed 60 injured: head-on collision at converging route: driver failed to read a notification regarding recent signalling changes; mis-read signals
* Lockington, 26 July 1986; 9 killed, 11 injured; road vehicle on level crossing
* Summit Tunnel fire, 20 December 1984; 0 injured: faulty axle box caused derailment of petrol tanker train in tunnel; fire
* Eccles, 4 December 1984; 3 killed, 68 injured: Inattention by driver; signal passed at danger, rear-end collision
* Wembley, 11 October 1984 3 killed, 18 injured: collision: signal passed at danger; drivers mental state incapacitated due medical condition occurring
* Polmont, July 1984; 13 killed, 44 injured: leading DBSO of Edinburgh to Glasgow train hit stray cow on line, total train derailed
* Morpeth, June 1984; 35 injured: excessive speed: sleeping car train derailed: driver intoxicated
* Forteviot, 4 May 1982; 31 injured: vehicle on farm crossing, train derailed
* Seer Green, 11 December 1981; 4 killed, 5 injured: signalman misread equipment; excess speed after driver authorised to pass signal at danger; rear-end collision, snow
* Holborn rail crash, July 1980; 1 injured: Inattention by driver; signal passed at danger, rear-end collision
* Dunmurry train explosion, January 1980; 3 killed, 5 injured: Terrorist action; premature detonation of IRA bomb.

1970–1979

* Invergowrie, 22 October 1979; 5 killed, 52 injured: preceding train stopped due to traction motor fire; following train ran into rear; poorly maintained signalling equipment
* Paisley Gilmour Street, 16 April 1979; 7 killed, 67 injured: Inattention by driver ("ding-ding, and away"); head-on collision
* Penmanshiel Tunnel, March 10 1979; 2 killed: tunnel on the East Coast Main Line collapsed during works to increase the loading gauge, killing 2 construction workers. Tunnel abandoned and new alignment cut
* Between Hassocks and Preston Park, 19 December 1978; 3 killed, 57 injured: preceding train stopped at red signal north of Patcham Tunnel, following train ran into rear; inattention by driver, failure to slow after caution signal then failure to stop at protecting signal showing no aspect due to failure (as per rule book requirements)
* Taunton sleeping car fire, 6 July 1978; 12 killed, 19 injured: dirty linen stacked against electric heater, (victims died from carbon monoxide poisoning); locked doors
* Nuneaton, 6 June 1975; 6 killed, 67 injured: derailed from excessive speed: temporary speed limit equipment faulty and inattention by driver
* Moorgate Underground, 28 February 1975; 43 killed, 74 injured: driver ran through station into blind end of tunnel at speed: cause unexplained
* Watford Junction, 23 January 1975; 1 killed, 11 injured: express derailed by a steel stillage that had fallen from a previous freight train; then hit by another express
* Ealing, 19 December 1973; 10 killed, 94 injured: battery box door fell open, hit lineside equipment which operated points under train
* Shields Junction near Glasgow, 30 August 1973; 5 killed, 51 injured; collision between two passenger trains followed by fire; no clear cause, although driver possibly suffered heart attack
* Eltham Well Hall, 11 June 1972; 6 killed, 126 injured: excessive speed on curve: driver intoxicated, assistant driver inexperienced and with no route knowledge
* Chester station, 8 May 1972; 2 injured: 'train brake' failure, runaway freight train (partly fuel oils) hit empty passenger train, damaged station, fire
* Tattenhall Junction, 2 July 1971; 2 killed, 26 injured: school excursion train derailed; buckled track
* Audenshaw Junction, 20 May 1970; 2 killed, 13 injured: points changed under train; signalman tampered with equipment to speed up working

1960–1969

* Morpeth, May 1969; 6 killed, 121 injured: driver inattention, excessive speed curve
* Between Paddock Wood and Marden, 4 January 1969; 4 killed, 11 injured: express passenger train ran past signal at danger in thickening fog and collided with a parcels train
* Hixon, 6 January 1968; 11 killed, 27 injured: multiple issues resulting from the (then recent) installation of automatic (train operated), un-monitored, level crossings by British Rail; express passenger train collided with road-transporter carrying 110-ton transformer
* Hither Green, 5 November 1967; 49 killed, 78 injured: broken rail, poor track maintenance; derailment at 70 mph
* Thirsk, 31 July 1967; 7 killed, 45 injured: freight train derailment fouled adjacent track; following train ran into wreckage
* Connington South, 5 March 1967; 5 killed, 18 injured: signal operator wilfully defeated interlocking and moved facing points while passenger train was passing over them
* Stechford, 28 February 1967; 9 killed, 16 injured: unauthorised and misunderstood hand signal: locomotive moving out and fouling running line in path of on-coming train
* Cheadle Hulme, 28 May 1964; 3 killed, ?? injured: speed on curve
* Coppenhall Junction, 26 December 1962; 18 killed, 34 injured: express hit express in rear: lineside gear frozen or snow-blocked, driver should have phoned but phone was out of order
* Lincoln, 3 June 1962; 3 killed, 7 injured: speed on curve: driver unaccustomed to diesel engine and did not know route
* Singleton Bank, 16 July 1961; 7 killed, 116 injured: signalman let train enter section of line under engineer's possession; hit ballast train
* Royton train crash, February 1961; Runaway train crashed through the buffers at the (now closed since April 1966) Royton Station, continued on over Highbarn Street and then crashed through and demolished a pair of terraced houses. Fortunately, no one was killed or seriously injured by the incident. [1]
* Settle, 21 January 1960; 5 killed: slide-bar of locomotive fell off due to missing bolts; connecting rod became detached, destroying adjacent track; oncoming goods train deflected into side of passenger train.

1946-1959.

* Dagenham East, 30 January 1958; 10 killed: passed red signal in fog, rear-end collision
* Lewisham, 4 December 1957; 90 killed, 173 injured: driver missed signals in fog, rear-end collision, then overbridge fell on wreckage
* Luton, 22 December 1955; 1 killed, 50 injured
* Barnes, 2 December 1955; 13 killed, 35 injured: rear-end collision because signalman mishandled block apparatus
* Milton, 20 November 1955; 11 killed, 157 injured
* Sutton Coldfield, 23 January 1955; 17 killed, 43 injured: train on diversionary route, pilot driver with route knowledge was unfamiliar with type of loco, speed on curve, train strewn over platforms
* Irk Valley Junction near Manchester, 15 August 1953; 10 killed, 60 injured
* Stratford (Underground), London, 8 April 1953; 12 killed: rear-end collision: trains being worked without signals because of damaged signals
* Harrow and Wealdstone station, 8 October 1952; 112 killed, 340 injured: train ignored signals, rear-end collision, then train the other way ran into wreckage
* Doncaster, 16 March 1951: 14 killed, 12 seriously injured and 17 minor injuries. Southbound express to London derailed shortly after leaving Doncaster and struck a bridge.
* Penmaenmawr, August 1950: 6 killed on Irish Mail sleeper service
* Motspur Park, 6 November 1947; 4 killed, 12 injured
* Goswick, 27 October 1947; 27 killed: excess speed on diversion turnout because driver had not read a warning notice
* South Croydon, 24 October 1947; 32 killed, 183 injured: fog caused signalman's error caused rear-end collision
* Lambrigg Crossing signal box between Grayrigg and Oxenholme, 18 May 1947: express driver missed a signal while looking in his food box, hit light engine: 4 in hospital, 34 minor injuries. [http://home.clara.net/gw0hqd/bumps/180547/180547.htm] [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/cumbria/6404015.stm]
* Potters Bar, 10 February 1946. Driver error, compounded by signaller's error. A passenger train hit the buffers at Potters Bar station, and the derailed carriages fouled the main line. Two express trains then hit the wreckage. 2 fatalities, 17 injured. [http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/documents/MoT_Potters1946.pdf]
* Lichfield, 1 January, 1946; 20 killed, 21 injured

1920–1945

* Bourne End, 30 September 1945; 43 killed, 64 injured: excess speed on turnout
* Eccles, 30 December, 1941; 23 killed: train passed red signal in fog and wartime blackout, collision on crossing
* Norton Fitzwarren, 4 November 1940; 27 killed: driver misunderstood signal layout, drove off track
* Castlecary rail crash, 10 December 1937; 35 killed, 179 injured: whiteout in snowy night and snow blocked points, rear-end collision
* Battersea Park, 2 April 1937; 10 killed, 17 injured. Signalling error.
* Welwyn Garden City, 15 June 1935; 13 killed, 85 injured: rear-end collision caused by signalman's error
* Winwick Junction, 28 September 1934; 12 killed: collision at junction: overloaded signalman, mistake by his assistant lad
* Charfield, Gloucestershire, 13 October 1928; 15 killed {estimate: 11 known dead}: night mail train hit shunting freight train
* Darlington, 27 June 1928; 25 killed: head-on collision caused by inexperienced driver's error
* Penistone, 27 February 1927: engine being run round train obeyed green signal meant for express coming through: collision
* Lytham rail crash, 3 November 1924; locomotive tyre fracture; 14 killed

1900–1919

* Bere Ferrers, Devon, 24 September 1917; 10 killed: foreign troops alighted via wrong side and onto track, were hit by another train
* Penistone, 2 February 1916: Penistone end of the viaduct north of station: embankment and end arch fell, and an engine with it
* St Bedes Junction, 17 December 1915; 19 killed; double collision sent trains down embankment and fire consumed some of the wreckage; procedural failures by driver and signalman [http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/docSummary.php?docID=311]
* Burntisland, Fife, 14 April 1914; 1 killed, 12 injured: Edinburgh to Aberdeen train collided with the Dundee goods train
* Quintinshill, 22 May 1915; 227 killed, 246 injured: troop train hit local standing train and 2 coal trains; another train hit wreckage: mistake by signalman
* Ais Gill, 1 September 1913; 14 killed, 38 injured: train passed red signal, rear-end collision; underpowered engines and bad coal
* Pontypridd, 23 January1911; 11 killed (rear collision)
* Hawes Junction, 24 December 1910; 12 killed: train hit 2 light engines; too much traffic overloaded signalman
* Coulsdon North (then called "Stoats Nest"), 29 January 1910; 7 killed
* Cardiff, Wales, 21 April, 1909; 3 killed - (Boiler explosion)
* Shrewsbury, 15 October1907; 18 killed: derailment, speed on curve
* Dore railway station, 9 October 1907; 2 injured; train fouled on points
* Elliot Junction, 28 December, 1906; 22 killed: collision in blizzard
* Grantham, 19 September, 1906; 13 killed, 17 injured (derailment)
* Salisbury, 30 June 1906; 28 killed (24 passengers, 4 crew): express derailed due to speed on curve, hit milk train
* Charing Cross roof collapse, London, 5 December 1905; 6 killed
* Witham, Essex, 1 September, 1905; 11 killed (derailment)
* Hall Road rail accident, 10 July 1905; 20 killed: electric trains collided
* Aylesbury station, 23 December 1904; 4 killed (driver, secondman, 2 Post Office men): mail train in fog and dark before dawn; unfamiliar driver went too fast on sharp curve entering station; train ended strewn over up platform: thankfully no passengers there. [http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/photo_database/photos/ayl0594.jpg] . (The track was relaid afterwards to ease the curve.)
* Glasgow St Enoch, 27 July 1903; 16 killed 27 injured: train ran into buffer stops
* Cudworth, South Yorkshire, 19 January 1905 Collision of two Midland Railway trains with a third, in fog. Seven killed.

1880–1899

* Penistone station, 10 October 1897: 1 dead, 2 injured: light locomotive collided with a carriage
* Welshampton, 11 June 1897; 11 killed (derailment)
* Menheniot, 15 November 1897; reconstruction of Trevido Viaduct: accident raising a heavy timber: 2 killed
* Menheniot, 9 February 1897; reconstruction of Coldrennick Viaduct: workman's platform fell: 12 killed
* Snowdon Mountain Railway, 6 April 1896; 1 killed: derailment from runaway on hill
* Chelford, 22 December 1894; 14 killed: wind blew a truck into path of express
* Llantrisant, 12 August 1893; 13 killed (train down an embankment)
* Thirsk, 2 November 1892; 10 killed: rear-end collision: mistake by signalman who was very sleepy because of acute family crisis
* Esholt Junction, 9 June 1892; 5 killed; two trains collide at the junction, caused by unsafe procedures and a signal obscured by vegetation.
* Norwood Junction, 1 May 1891; one broken ankle: cast-iron under-bridge broke under an express train
* Norton Fitzwarren, 10 November 1890; ten killed
* Armagh, 12 June 1889; 80 killed: runaway carriages collide with following train
* Penistone {Huddersfield Junction), 30 March 1889; 1 killed, many injured: passenger train engine broke axle and derailed on points. Then a mail train collided slightly with fallen engine.
* Hexthorpe, 16 September 1887; 25 killed, 66 injured: express ran into stationary race train
* Penistone, September 1887: engine hit train too hard when backing onto it to couple up
* Penistone, 1 September 1886: 20 passengers slightly injured: engine hit train too hard when backing onto it to couple up
* Penistone (Barnsley Junction), 1 January 1885 4 killed: excursion train passing empty coal train; a coal truck broke axle, derailed, fouled the excursion
* Penistone (Bullhouse Bridge), 16 July 1884: 24 killed: engine broke axle, derailed, train fell off embankment
* Penistone station, 8 December 1882: 2 injured: accident during shunting
* Inverythan crash, 27 November, 1882; 5 killed: bridge fell under train

1850–1879

* Tay Bridge disaster, 28 December, 1879; 75 killed {estimate-60 known dead}: bridge fell in gale under train
* Pontypridd, 19 October 1878; 13 killed after a collision
* Radstock, 7 August 1876; 15 killed: head-on collision on single track: superintendent overloaded by holiday traffic [http://www.sdjr.net/sd_radstock.html]
* Abbots Ripton crash, 21 January, 1876 ; 14 killed: rear-end collision: snow stuck slotted signals in clear position.
* Shipton-on-Cherwell, 25 December 1874; 34 killed, 69 injured: carriage tyre broke, derailed train on bridge over canal
* Thorpe, 10 September 1874; 25 killed, 100+ injured: head-on collision on single-track line
* Manuel Junction, 27 January 1874 16 killed (express and mineral trains collide)
* Menheniot, 2 December 1873 - head on collision on single line; no casualties: misunderstood signalman's verbal order
* Wigan, 1 August 1873; 10 killed
* Kirtlebridge, 2 October 1872; 12 killed
* Stairfoot, 12 December 1870; 14 killed (train divided)
* Newark, 20 June 1870; 18 killed (excursion train and freight train collided)
* Dalton Junction rail crash; axle break derails Night Mail, 4 injured slightly
* Abergele, 20 August 1868; 33 killed
* Staplehurst, 9 June 1865; 10 killed, 49 injured: train ran over bridge where rails removed for work; bridge broke. Charles Dickens was a passenger.
* Winchburgh, 13 October1862; 15 killed (collision in deep cutting)
* Portswood, 6 December 1861; 1 killed
* Kentish Town, 2 September 1861; 16 killed (passenger and freight trains collide); [http://www.btp.police.uk/History%20Society/Images/History%20Society/Time%20line/Kentish%20Town%201861%20IllLonNews.jpgimage]
* Clayton Tunnel, 25 August 1861; 23 killed, 176 injured: train hit stationary train in tunnel: needed nonexistent signal "Is second train out of tunnel?"
* Wooton Bridge Collapse, 11 June 1860; cast iron girders broke, 2 killed on freight train
* Atherstone, 16 November 1860; ten killed
* Helmshore, 4 September 1860; 11 people killed (collision)
* Gloucester, 17 February 1860: PC William Goatman of the Midland Railway Police dies: hit by goods train while crossing railway lines
* Round Oak 23 August 1858; 14 killed (divided train)
* Lewisham in South London, 28 June 1857: 11 people are killed when two trains collide
* Straffan 5 October 1853; 16 killed (collision)
* Bishopstoke 13 March, 1852; driver killed
* Sutton Tunnel, Cheshire, 30 April 1851; 9 killed, 30–40 injured

Before 1850

* Dee bridge disaster, 24 May 1847; 5 killed: bridge fell
* Penistone, 6 October 1845: main line train hit a cow, derailed
* Beeston, Nottinghamshire, November 1844, 15-20 injured
* Anerley, 4 October 1844; 15 injured
* Cudworth, near Barnsley, North Midland Railway, 12 January 1843; 1 killed
* Sonning Cutting, 24 December 1841; 9 killed, 17 injured: train ran into landslide
* Hartford, Northwich, 29 October 1841; 1 killed
* Howden rail crash, Yorkshire, 7 August 1840; 4 killed: big casting fell from wagon and derailed carriages
* Whiston, 12 July 1839; 2 killed
* Harrow on the Hill, 7 August 1838; death of Thomas Port, run over by train, from grave stone inscription in Harrow on the Hill churchyard
* Wetheral, 3 December 1836; 3 killed
* Newton Junction, April 1831: PC Bates of the Liverpool and Manchester railway police force caused an accident when he failed to change a set of points when asleep at his post; he was fined £3 by magistrates for this.
* Edge Hill, 15 September 1830; William Huskisson was first death on public railway at opening of Liverpool and Manchester Railway
* Philadelphia, Co Durham, 1815; boiler explosion of "Brunton's Mechanical Traveller" on a plateway; 16 killed, mainly sightseers.

References

* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/6392041.stm BBC News — Chronology of British Rail Crashes]
* [http://ukhrail.uel.ac.uk/glossary/clayton.html Clayton Tunnel]
* [http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/index.php Railways Archive]

See also

* List of British rail accidents by death toll
* List of rail accidents (Worldwide)

Further reading

* [http://www.hse.gov.uk/railways/incidents/ Health & Safety Executive — Railway Incident Reports]
* [http://www.guardian.co.uk/selby/story/0,7369,444233,00.html Guardian unlimited — Rail Accidents Chronology]
* [http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/docSummary.php?docID=158 The Railways Archive]
* [http://www.btp.police.uk/History%20Society/Publications/History%20Society/The%20history/A%20Time%20Line%20for%20Policing%20the%20Railways%201676-1899.htm A Time Line for Policing the Railways]


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