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Details of the Accident

Place Morpeth
Date 7th May 1969, 1:31 a.m.
Railway Company British Railways (Eastern Region)
No. of Fatalities 6
Cause of Accident Derailment
Description 19.40 Kings Cross to Aberdeen train. Excessive speed on sharp curve.

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List of Fatalities

1 of the 6 fatalities that have been identifed so far are listed in the table below together with brief notes on any other information found

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
UNKNOWN Railway Travelling Ticket Inspector ,