The Hixon Railway Disaster (Softback) (Pen & Sword)

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A review of the Hixon railway disaster of 1968 where an express train collided with a low-loader at a new automatic half-barrier level crossing. This book looks at the accident, the introduction of the new level crossings and at the attempts by British Railways and the Railway Inspectorate to cover up a number of other accidents and near-misses involving this type of crossing. Illustrated with 16 pages of photographs.

Originally published in hardback in 2017. 128 pages.

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