PlaceBattersea Park, Surrey (1)
Date2 Apr, 1937,
Railway CompanySouthern Railway
No of Fatalities10
Cause of AccidentCollision
Brief description of eventsFault with Sykes' locks prevented signalman from clearing signals. The 7.31 a.m. electric train from Coulsdon North to Victoria ran into the rear of the 7.30 a.m. train from London Bridge to Victoria which was stationary at the signal.
Source/Bibliography/Further ReadingAberdeen Journal, 03 April 1937
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, 05 April 1937
BROOKER; Maurice W J; 60; train guard; 5 Mint Gardens, Dorking; SRY; Of the stationary train
BROWN; Robert L; 39; 26 Consfield Avenue, Raynes Park; SRY
DINES; Agnes (Mrs.); 66; Bigginwood Ave, Norbury; SRY
FRY; William H.; 25; Hartfield Road, Surbiton; SRY; Died of injuries.
GRIFFITHS; C. R. ; 60 Cavendish Road, New Malden; SRY
MALPASS; Harry F.; 42; 14 Stonells Road, Battersea; SRY
MAXWELL-LAWFORD; Francis Anthony; 42; Late Captain in The Suffolk Regiment; Victoria Street, London; MDX; Died of injuries.
MAXWELL-LAWFORD; Ruth M.; 32; Daughter of Lady Jerred. Died of injuries.
MEASURES; George R; 66; 50 Woodbourne Avenue, Streatham; SRY
PENNY; Albert Edward; 45; 30 Cromwell Ave, New Malden; SRY