PlaceOakley Junction nr Bedford , Bedfordshire (1)
Date21 Jan, 1938, 3.02 pm
Railway CompanyLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
No of Fatalities3
Cause of AccidentError by signaller
Brief description of eventsThe 2.10 pm. express passenger train from London St. Pancras to Bradford ran past the junction signals at danger and was diverted from the main line to the down line of the Northampton branch, where it collided, head-on, with a stationary engine of an empty carriage train
Source/Bibliography/Further ReadingYorkshire Post, 25th January 1938
ALLENSBY; Charles Reed; 57; East Sheen; LND
JONES; Albert William; 51; West Bridgeford; NTT
~ 1 other victim; dining car staff