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Details of the Accident

Place Low Moor Engine Sheds
Date 30th May 1952,
Railway Company British Railways (London Midland Region)
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Fell under locomotive
Description Victim was the fireman of a shunting engine and whilst uncoupling wagons, he fell beneath the engine bogey wheels and was killed instantly.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Yorkshire Evening Post, 30th May 1952

List of Fatalities

The 1 fatalities are listed in the table below together with brief notes of any other information found so far.

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
TEAGLE Walter 16 Locomotive fireman Southfield Ave, Odsal, Bradford, WRY He followed his Grandfather and father onto the railway and had only worked there 8 months. 1952/Sep Bradford 2b 178