PlaceAis Gill, West Riding of Yorkshire
Date2 Sep, 1913
Railway CompanyMidland Railway
Cause of AccidentRear-end collision
Brief description of eventsGlasgow to London St Pancras train was overloaded (or under powered) and stopped just before the summit due to low steam pressure. The driver of the following train from Inverness missed the warning signal and ran into back of stalled train.
Source/Bibliography/Further ReadingHistory of the Great Western Railway, Vol III, pp28
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