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Moorgate underground station, Moorgate terminus, Highbury Branch

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The Moorgate tube crash occurred on Friday 28 February 1975 at 08:46 on the Northern Line (Highbury Branch). A southbound train failed to stop at the Moorgate terminus and crashed into the wall at end of the tunnel. Forty-three people died as a result of the crash and a further seventy-four were injured. With no fault being found with the train equipment, the Department of the Environment report found that the driver had failed to slow the train and stop at the station and there was insufficient evidence to determine the cause. Northern Line Tube crash at Moorgate underground station. February 1975 75-01165-060

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Color Black & White
Keywords Transport ,Underground ,Tube,Accidents,Train,People,Injured,Emergency Services,1970s
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1975
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