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Southbound passenger train runs into the rear of a full coal train at Coke Ovens (couple of miles northwest of Pontypridd). Eleven people killed.
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The north end of a cold and wet Carlisle platform 4 on 23 January 1965 sees Crewe North^s Britannia Pacific no 70051 <I>Firth of Forth</I> waiting patiently for the road to Upperby shed, having recently arrived on the other side of the station with a terminating parcels train from the south.

The north end of a cold and wet Carlisle platform 4 on 23 January 1965 sees Crewe North^s Britannia Pacific no 70051 Firth of Forth waiting patiently for the road to Upperby shed, having recently arrived on the other side of the station with a terminating parcels train from the south.


K A Gray [1965]


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Published 2016-09-08
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Published 2019-03-29
Author(s) Colin J. Marsden

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