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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

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Surname First Names Age Occupation Residence Notes GRO/SR Reference