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North of London, a coal train and cattle train collide resulting in death and serious injuries

Railroad Accidents, iconic image
02/22/1862
Near Wolverton, a railway town north of London, a cattle train and a coal train on the London and North-Eastern Railway collided. The rear of the cattle train suffered heavily, especially the car carrying the cattle drovers.  One drover was killed and all the others seriously injured.  The coal train locomotive that hit the car was damaged and the driver and fireman were also hurt badly. (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Chronicles, The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1862 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1863), 59.

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