Reinvestigating the deadliest rail crash in British history
In May 1915, a train collision in Scotland became Britain’s deadliest-ever rail crash. Involving a troop-filled military train and two passenger locomotives, the accident claimed an estimated 226 lives and left hundreds more hideously injured.
Historian Neil Oliver explores the mistakes that may have caused the collision and determines whether a cover-up obscured the truth until now.
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