Britain's Railway Disasters: Fatal Accidents from the 1830s to the Present Day

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Passengers on the early railways took their lives in their hands every time they got on board a train. It was so dangerous that they could buy an insurance policy with their ticket. There seemed to be an acceptance that the level of danger was tolerable in return for the speed of travel that was now available to them. British Railway Disasters looks at the most serious railway accidents from the origins of the development of the train up to the present day. Seriousness is judged on the number of those who died. Information ...

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Britain's Railway Disasters: Fatal Accidents From the 1830s to the Present Day
2019, Pen & Sword Transport, Barnsley

ISBN-13: 9781526766564

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