Details of the Accident
|Place||Long Meg cutting, nr Little Salkeld|
|Date||19th January 1916, p.m.|
|Railway Company||Midland Railway|
|No. of Fatalities||7|
|Cause of Accident||Landslip|
|Description||A snap thaw caused a landslip less than five minutes after the line had been patrolled. The Midland Scottish Express from London to Glasgow crashed into the slip, tipping the engine on to its side, and telescoping two of the gaslit wooden carriages into the tender.|
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List of Fatalities
0 of the 7 fatalities that have been identifed so far are listed in the table below together with brief notes on any other information found
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|Surname||First Names||Age||Occupation||Residence||Notes||GRO/SR Reference|