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Details of the Accident

Place Merthyr Tunnel
Date 16th May 1873,
Railway Company Great Western Railway/Brecon and Merthyr Railway
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Collision
Description Collided with coal wagon after coupling broke.

Sources/Further Reading

  • History of the Great Western Railway, Vol II 1863 - 1921 pp 48, E.T. MacDermott

List of Fatalities

0 of the 1 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