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Railway Crash Accident, at Bourton Bridge at 05:30 am on 15th January 1936
Wreckage
Wreckage
Engine on its side
Large poster at the Heritage Centre, Shrivenham
A written report on the crash

Train Crash at Shrivenham in 1936

Three photos of wreckage. An Express train ran into detached waggons of goods train from South Marston. It happened at Bourton Bridge at 05:30 on 15th January 1936. 

We have more photographs of this tragedy which can be viewed at the Centre on our large HD TV screen.

For information on an earlier train crash at Shrivenham in 1848 please go HERE

 

  • Year:
    1936
  • Place:
    Shrivenham
  • Ref:
    Chest1
  • Item Ref:
    N576
  • Find it:
    Chest1

 

 

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