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PlaceWest Drayton, Middlesex, England
DateThursday, 6th February 1873
Railway CompanyGreat Western Railway
Cause of accidentCollision caused by signalman error
Brief description of eventsA 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 ReadingHistory of the Great Western Railway, Vol II 1863 - 1921 pp 48, E.T. MacDermott
VictimsN/K, Train guard

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