King's Cross Railway Accident

King's Cross Railway Accident

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The King's Cross railway accident occurred on 4 February 1945, at London King's Cross railway station on the East Coast Main Line of the London & North Eastern Railway. Two passengers were killed and 25 injured, as well as the train attendant. The exit from Kings Cross is through Gasworks Tunnel, which has three bores, each of which had two tracks at the time of the accident. The centre bore had the No. 1 down main line on its western side, and the up relief line on its eastern side. Trains from platforms 5, 6 or 7 gained the no. 1 down main line via a crossover from the up relief line, which was controlled by points no. 145.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135893513
  • 9786135893519