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Railway Accident 1955 at Weekday Cross

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Just read an accident report on the former GCR re an express train running into a guards van and some 20 wagons of a down freight train which had devided on the approach to weekday cross junction in 1955 , Admittedly it was at night and foggy but the latter stood for 20 minutes before the collision, also the front half of the train continued all the way to bulwell common south past 6 signal boxes before the division and lack of guards van and rear lights was noticed, indeed some signal men stated they had seen such! fascinating read

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