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Britain's Worst Rail Disaster

The Shocking Story of Quintinshill 1915

Britain's Worst Rail Disaster( )
Author: Searle, Adrian
Richards, Jack Anthony
ISBN:978-1-78159-099-7
Publication Date:Apr 2014
Publisher:Wharncliffe Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

It was the railway's Titanic. A horrific crash involving five trains in which 226 died and 246 were injured, it remains the worst disaster in the long history of Britain's rail network.The location was the isolated signal box at Quintinshill, on the Anglo-Scottish border near Gretna; the date, 22 May 1915. Most of the casualties were Scottish soldiers on their way to fight in the Gallipoli campaign. Territorials setting off for war on a distant battlefield, they were cut down instead...
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Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Transportation / Railroads / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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