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Details of the Accident

Place Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset, England
Date Tuesday 11th November 1890
Railway Company Great Western Railway
No. of Fatalities 11
Cause of Accident Collision
Description The second of two special up mail trains from Plymouth Millbay crashed into a stationary down goods train which had been shunted onto the up main line in Norton station to allow an express goods train for Plymouth to pass.

Sources/Further Reading

  • The Railway Accident at Norton Fitzwarren, 1940 (A.R. Kingdom)

List of Fatalities

0 of the 11 fatalities that have been identifed so far are listed in the table below together with brief notes on any other information found so far.

The last column shows the General Register Office (England and Wales), Statutory Register (Scotland), General Register Northern Ireland or Civil Registration for Ireland reference where this has been identified.

Surname First Names Age Occupation Residence Notes GRO/SR/GRONI/GROIE Reference