The accident report describes a derailment of an entire passenger train resulting in 2 deaths and 18 injuries. Cause of the derailment was striking an obstruction on the line resulting in the leading bogie becoming derailed and striking an underline bridge girder. Investigation showed derailment was caused by pieces of metal deliberately placed on the rails with the object of wrecking the train. Conclusions reached were: (1) this particular incident was not an isolated case, (2) acts of sabotage are increasing.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Temple Press Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    Longon EC4,   England 
  • Authors:
    • McMullen, D
  • Publication Date: 1965-11-19

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  • Accession Number: 00037253
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 8 1994 12:00AM