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The Harrow and Wealdstone Trirple Train Crash

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The Harrow and Wealdstone rail crash was a three train collision at Harrow and Wealdstone station, in London, at 8:19 am on 8 October 1952. An express train from Perth, Scotland collided at speed into the rear of the Tring to Euston local service passenger train that had stopped at the station; within a few seconds of this collision the Euston to Liverpool express train, travelling at speed in the opposite direction, crashed into the Perth train's locomotive. It was the worst peacetime rail crash in the United Kingdom there were 112 fatalities. Our Picture Shows: General scene of the accident

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Color Black & White
Keywords 1950s,20th Century,Accidents,Carriages,Crane,Railway,Rescues,Station,Tracks,Transport,Wreckage
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1952
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