PlaceCross Drove Level Crossing, Norfolk
Date1 Jun, 1939, 12 a.m.
Railway CompanyLondon & North Eastern Railway
No of Fatalities4
Cause of AccidentCollision at level crossing
Brief description of eventsThe 11.02 a.m. express passenger train from Hunstanton to Ely struck a lorry loaded with straw on the crossing leading to the train being derailed.
Source/Bibliography/Further ReadingThe Times, 29th June 1939
The Times, 2nd June 1939
The Times, 6th July 1939
The Times, 6th June 1939
Yorkshire Evening Post, 2nd June 1939
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SNELLING, Ethel Beatrice (Miss), Old Brompton Road, London, LDN
STANTON, Winifred (Miss), Greenways, Dersingham, NFK