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by Adrian Vaughan

Author: Adrian Vaughan
Language: English
Publisher: P. Stephens; 1st Edition edition (1989)
Pages: 256 pages
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Britain's Railway Disasters: Fatal Accidents from the 1830's to the Present Da. Vaughan, Adrian (1989). Chapter 1: Manor House 1892". Obstruction Danger: Significant British railway accidents 1890–1986. London: Guild Publishing/Book Club Associates.

Britain's Railway Disasters: Fatal Accidents from the 1830's to the Present Day. Barnsley: Wharncliffe Transport. p. 116. ISBN 978-1-78159-379-0.

There are a number of books on British railway accidents which provide aid in the systematic study of the causes and effects of accidents, and their prevention. There are common themes in many accidents (see Classification). Key books are listed here to avoid repeating them for each individual accident. The doyen is L. T. C. Rolt's Red for Danger, first published in 1956, which takes a wide-ranging overview of over 100 accidents.

Obstruction Danger: Significant British Railway Accidents, 1890-1986. In his latest examination of the issues of railway safety, former signalman Adrian Vaughan narrates in detail the causes and effects of many of the most recent railway accidents to have occurred on Britain's railways.

1968 in rail transport. Books on British railway accidents. British Rail Class 45. GER Class S69. GER Class T26. GER Classes S46, D56 and H88. GWR 4300 Class.

Vaughan, Adrian (1989). Coordinates: 54°16′01″N 1°24′25″W, 5. 67°N . 07°W, 5. 67; -. 07. CS1: Julian–Gregorian uncertainty. Use dmy dates from October 2017. Use British English from October 2017. Obstruction Danger; significant British railway accidents 1890–1986. The Quintinshill Rail Disaster: Tragedy on the Home Front". "BBC On this day 8 October 1952". Retrieved 14 January 2012. a b Rolt & Kichenside 1982, p. 208. ^ Adrian Searle. BBC. Retrieved 8 September 2015. a b c d e Druitt 1915, p. 26. ^ Rolt & Kichenside 1982, p. 207. ^ Thomas 1969, p. 32.

Railway accidents can be dramatic, causing serious damage and disruption, and sometimes killing and injuring crew . The number of people killed or injured in railway accidents was higher in the years when more people were travelling by train

Railway accidents can be dramatic, causing serious damage and disruption, and sometimes killing and injuring crew, passengers and other people at the scene. However, in 2008 rail travel was the safest form of land transport in New Zealand. Compared with road deaths and injuries, far fewer people are killed or hurt each year on the railways. The number of people killed or injured in railway accidents was higher in the years when more people were travelling by train. The 1920s to 1940s were the peak years for rail travel – and for deaths and injuries. Occasionally a major railway accident, such as that at Hyde in 1943, caused a spike in the statistics. The Chris Cairns Foundation.

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Vaughan, Adrian Obstruction Danger: Significant British Railway Accidents 1890-1986, BCA/PSL, 1989, pp256. Published by Guild Publishing by arrangement with Patrick Stevens Limited. Hb. VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper. Adrian Vaughan, himself a former signalman, examines over thirty railway accidents where safety equipment and procedures were neglected or abused. Back To Main Railway Book Index.

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