RFA - Railway Fatal Accident index.
An index of people who have died as a consequence of a railway related accident in the UK and Ireland.
|Place||West Drayton, Middlesex, England|
|Date||Thursday, 6th February 1873|
|Railway Company||Great Western Railway|
|Cause of accident||Collision caused by signalman error|
|Brief description of events||A goods train was shunted into a siding, but was not clear of the points. It was hit by the up Dutchman express train.|
|Source/Bibliography/Further Reading||History of the Great Western Railway, Vol II 1863 - 1921 pp 48, E.T. MacDermott|
|Victims||N/K, Train guard|
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