PlaceFochabers, Moray (1)
Date4 Jan, 1872, a.m.
Railway CompanyHighland Railway
No of Fatalities1
Cause of AccidentBoiler explosion
Brief description of eventsThe 6 a.m. pick-up goods train from Inverness to Keith was leaving Fochabers when the outer shell of the firebox exploded.
Source/Bibliography/Further ReadingDundee People's Journal, 06 January 1872
Glasgow Herald, 05 January 1872
GERRIE; John; Railway brakesman; Married with a family