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Railway Accident - Report on the Collision that occurred on 24th March 1987 at Frome in the Western Region British Railways by Department of Transport

Department of Transport

Railway Accident - Report on the Collision that occurred on 24th March 1987 at Frome in the Western Region British Railways


Head-on collision due to signal past at danger involving a Yeovil to Cardfiff passenger hauled by 33032 and a Westbury to Whatley freight hauled by 47202. Both locomotives were damaged beyond repair.

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Railway Accident - Report on the Derailments that occurred on 22nd September 1983 at Pitlochry in the Scottish Region of British Railways and on 30th November 1984 at Pershore in the Western Region of British Railways by Department of Transport

Department of Transport

Railway Accident - Report on the Derailments that occurred on 22nd September 1983 at Pitlochry in the Scottish Region of British Railways and on 30th November 1984 at Pershore in the Western Region of British Railways


Derailments of Class 47 47470 on Inverness to Glasgow passenger and 47500 'Great Western ' on a Hereford to London passenger. Both accidents were caused by the fracture of fishplates at bulkhead joints. Report with photographs and drawings.

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Railway Accident - Report on the Collision that occurred on 18th January 1986 at Preston in the London Midland Region British Railways by Department of Transport

Department of Transport

Railway Accident - Report on the Collision that occurred on 18th January 1986 at Preston in the London Midland Region British Railways


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Railway Accident - Report on the Collision that occurred on 6th August 1975 at Weaver Junction in the London Midland Region British Railways by Department of Transport

Department of Transport

Railway Accident - Report on the Collision that occurred on 6th August 1975 at Weaver Junction in the London Midland Region British Railways


Collision between a Freightliner train hauled by Class 86 86103 and a tank wagon train hauled by Class 40 40189. Damage was extensive to trains and running lines. The Class 40 was subsequently withdrawn. Report with photographs and large foldout diagram.

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Railway Accident - Report on the Collision that occurred on 7th December 1984 at Eccles in the London Midland Region of British Railways by Department of Transport

Department of Transport

Railway Accident - Report on the Collision that occurred on 7th December 1984 at Eccles in the London Midland Region of British Railways


Rear end collision of a Liverpool to Scarborough express passenger, hauled by Peak 45147 with an oil tank train. The driver and two passengers were killed and the locomotive subsequently withdrawn.

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Railway Accident - Report on the Collision and Consequent Derailment that occurred on 12th June 1976 between Laurencekirk and Carmont in the Scottish Region British Railways by Department of Transport

Department of Transport

Railway Accident - Report on the Collision and Consequent Derailment that occurred on 12th June 1976 between Laurencekirk and Carmont in the Scottish Region British Railways


Multiple collision of light locomotive 40053 with a flat wagon train hauled by 40066 causing a track panel onto the line and in the path of a King's Cross to Aberdeen express hauled by 47418. 40053 was subsequently withdrawn.

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Looking Back at Class 40 Locomotives by DERRICK, Kevin

DERRICK, Kevin

Looking Back at Class 40 Locomotives


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BR Class 40 Diesels  by DYER, Malcolm

DYER, Malcolm

BR Class 40 Diesels

BR Classes Series


One of a series of booklets covering diesel locomotives with history and descriptions supported by photographs, timed workings and diagram. Search using 'BR Classes Series' for other volumes.

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English Electric Type 4 Locomotives - C.W.A. (Boiler) Operating Instructions and Fault Finding for Enginemen by English Electric Company

English Electric Company

English Electric Type 4 Locomotives - C.W.A. (Boiler) Operating Instructions and Fault Finding for Enginemen


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