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  • Railway Accidents: Lamentable Failures

    Railway Accidents: Lamentable Failures



    Thirty-one people lost their lives on Tuesday, October 5, 1999, when a Thames Trains Class 165 ‘Turbo’ collided with a First Great Western InterCity125 at a combined speed of 130mph at Ladbroke Grove, two miles from London Paddington. Fraser Pithie and The Railway Magazine look back over 20 years to one of Britain’s worst post-Privatisation…

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