PlaceRednal, Shropshire (1)
Date7 Jun, 1865,
Railway CompanyGreat Western Railway
No of Fatalities13
Cause of AccidentDerailment
Brief description of eventsA gang were working on the track, packing ballast. An excursion train aproached at speed, the driver did not see the warning flag (neither detonators or a flag man were present). The engine derailed and overturned at the station.
Source/Bibliography/Further ReadingHistory of the Great Western Railway, Vol II 1863 - 1921 pp 18, E.T. MacDermott
ANDERTON; William; 30; Train driver; Died from injuries; 1865/Jun Shrewsbury 6a 458
KENT; George; Died from injuries; 1865/Jun Shrewsbury 6a 458
n/k; Train fireman
OWEN; William; Engineer; 11 Northend, High Street, Southampton; HAM; Sister Emma. Left wife and five children
SIVETTER; Thomas; 1865/Jun Shrewsbury 6a 458
~ 8 others