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In north London, another railway excursion accident kills sixteen and injures 320

Railroad Accidents
09/02/1861
At around 7:30 in the evening near Kentish Town in north London, an excursion train from Kew collided with a goods train that had halted to shunt its locomotive from front to rear.  The passenger train had been a late addition to the schedule and was carrying several hundred passengers in twelve carriages.  The collision sent several cars crashing onto the road below the embankment.  Sixteen people were killed and 320 injured, some severely.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Chronicle, The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1861 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1862), p. 180-183. 

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