Transport Disasters in Wales: Railway Accidents in Wales, Shipwrecks of Wales, List of Rail Accidents in the United Kingdom, Abergele Rail Disaster, HMS Conway, Abermule Train Collision, Royal Charter, Llandow Air Disaster, MV Sea Empress, Resurgam

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General Books, Jun 25, 2011 - Transportation - 30 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: Railway accidents in Wales, Shipwrecks of Wales, List of rail accidents in the United Kingdom, Abergele rail disaster, HMS Conway, Abermule train collision, Royal Charter, Llandow air disaster, MV Sea Empress, Resurgam, List of shipwrecks in the Bristol Channel, Great Western Railway accidents, SV Paul, Diamond, HMY Mary, Pontypridd railway accident, MV Empire Albany, HMS Whirlwind, PS Lelia, Rothsay Castle, SS Samtampa, Severn Tunnel rail accident, Newport rail accident, Glanrhyd Bridge collapse, Llantrisant rail accident, The Wolves. Excerpt: This list is of railway accidents in the UK sorted chronologically. For a list sorted by death toll see List of United Kingdom rail accidents by death toll. It does not include incidents that did not involve rolling stock, such as the Oxford Circus fire of 1984 and the King's Cross fire of 1987. A view of the Penrhyndeudraeth level crossing, viewed from the station. Grayrigg derailment, 23 February 2007 Royal Mail train slammed into the back of a loaded coal train at Lawrence Hill station, 1 November 2000 Esholt Junction rail crash, 9 June 1892 Inverythan crash, 27 November 1882 Fallen Tay Bridge from the north, 28 December 1879 Shipton-on-Cherwell Disaster, 24 December 1874 Staplehurst rail crash, 9 June 1865 The Dee bridge after its collapse, 24 May 1847 Sonning Cutting, close to the scene of the accident, 24 December 1841. Workmen appear to be repairing bank-slips on the southern side of the cutting at left. Print by JC Bourne published in 1846. The Abergele rail disaster, which took place near the town of Abergele, on the north coast of Wales in 1868, was, at the time, the worst railway disaster yet in Britain, and also the most alarming. The Railway News said of it No other collision has ever yet, in this country at least, been attended with such a loss of life, nor...

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