EAW040105 ENGLAND (1951). Wreckage of the 8.20am Express Service from Liverpool to Euston (46207 Princess Arthur of Connaught) on the section of track along from the Stowehill Tunnel (the Weedon Rail Crash), Nether Heyford, 1951

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Title [EAW040105] Wreckage of the 8.20am Express Service from Liverpool to Euston (46207 Princess Arthur of Connaught) on the section of track along from the Stowehill Tunnel (the Weedon Rail Crash), Nether Heyford, 1951
Reference EAW040105
Date 26-September-1951
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Place name NETHER HEYFORD
Parish NETHER HEYFORD
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 464998, 258062
Longitude / Latitude -1.0485053961045, 52.216532482288
National Grid Reference SP650581

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Ex LMS Princess Royal Class No 46207 Princess Arthur of Connaught

Ginger79
Saturday 20th of July 2019 11:45:38 PM
LMS Princess Royal 6207 "Princess Arthur of Connaught" The accident happened on 21 September 1951 due to a defective front bogie on the locomotive. Fifteen people were killed and 35 were injured, the wreckage lay for months before recovery was begun. She appeared in the 1930s classic documentary film No. 6207 A Study In Steel which showed the production of the locomotive from molten steel to the finished product.

Billy Turner
Friday 8th of January 2016 09:46:35 PM