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Details of the Accident

Place Lockwood
Date 17th June 1858, 1.40 p.m.
Railway Company Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway
No. of Fatalities 3
Cause of Accident Runaway coal wagons
Description Five loaded coal wagons ran away from siding at Honley station down 1 in 100 incline and smashed into the side of a Leeds - Manchester passenger train.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Steam World no.72, June 1993, p 47-51

List of Fatalities

0 of the 3 fatalities that have been identifed so far are listed in the table below together with brief notes on any other information found

The last column shows the General Register Office (England and Wales) or Statutory Register (Scotland) reference where this has been identified.

Surname First Names Age Occupation Residence Notes GRO/SR Reference