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Details of the Accident

Place Between Rugby Central and Lutterworth
Date 11th February 1961, 2.48 a.m.
Railway Company British Rail, London Midland Region
No. of Fatalities 1
Cause of Accident Collision
Description The express freight from Woodford to Mottram became divided and a wagon was hit by the 10.23 p.m. express passenger train from York to Swindon . The driver of the passenger train was trapped and was fatally wounded.

Sources/Further Reading

  • Steam World Magazine, August 1995 (Letter)

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
JONES Alfred L. L. 58 Locomotive driver , 1961/Mar Rugby 9c 1241