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798 articles are tagged with Railway Accident. (Note: A search of the full text of articles for Railway Accident finds 972095 articles)

  • Fatal Railway Accident. [ tagged as railway accident ]

    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Tuesday 13 July 1880, page 2
    Article 308 words

    The Age reports that shortly after nine o'clock on the evening of July 6, the driver of an engine running from Spencer-street to Hobson's Bay railway station reported to Mr. ...
  • KYNETON. [ tagged as Kyneton railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 13 August 1925, page 14
    Article 52 words

    James Newman Connor, aged five years son of Mr. J. Connor, of Kyneton, who met with a serious accident on Sunday afternoon, died on Wednesday. The child, with several others, was ...
  • FARMER KILLED ON RAILWAY. [ tagged as Bendigo Edward Keating railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 4 March 1915, page 6
    Article 152 words

    BENDIGO, Wednesday.—Edward Keating a farmer, who resided at Quambatook, was run down by an engine at the Bendigo railway yards early this morning, and was ...
  • ENGINE STRIKES TRAIN. [ tagged as Nyora railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 17 June 1926, page 14
    Article 162 words

    Officers of the Railways department are investigating an unusual mishap which occurred at the Nyora railway station on Tuesday evening. According to reports ...
  • HOLIDAY TRAIN WRECKED SENSATION AT KOO-WEE-RUP 54 PASSENGERS INJURED SIDES TORN FROM CARRIAGES PORTER SUSPENDED FROM DUTY [ tagged as Koo Wee Rup train accident railway accident Train Train accident victorian railways (2) ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 26 December 1928, page 7
    Article ILLUSTRATED 4974 words

    Fifty-four passengers were injured in one of the most remarkable accidents in the history of the Victorian railways on Monday morning at Koo-wee-rup, 41 miles from Melbourne. A holiday train from Flinders street to Korumburra, carrying nearly ...
  • ENGINES COLLIDE. EXPRESS IN ACCIDENT. DERAILMENT AT SEYMOUR. TWO PASSENGERS INJURED. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 2 January 1930, page 7
    Article 644 words

    SEYMOUR, Wednesday — Two engines and a carriage were derailed ane considerably damaged to-night when the Sydney limited express train crashed into a ...
  • SEYMOUR ACCIDENT. SPEEDY REPAIRS TO LINE. INJURED DRIVER RECOVERING. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 3 January 1930, page 7
    Article ILLUSTRATED 647 words

    SEYMOUR, Thursday. — After more than 12 hours of continuous working the gangs engaged upon repairing the track and signalling system at Seymour, ...
  • 4 KILLED; 10 INJURED IN BUS HIT At LEVEL CROSSING ADELAIDE, Friday. [ tagged as Draper railway station Outer Harbor railway line railway accident ]

    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Saturday 18 December 1954, page 1
    Article 274 words

    Four persons were killed and at least ten injured, when an express train crashed into the side of a tramway bus carrying about 30 persons at Draper level crossing on the Old Outer Harbour Road, about 16 miles from Adelaide this evening. ...
  • RUNAWAY TRUCKS COLLIDE. LINE BLOCKED AT KINGWOOD. Mishap on Hill. [ tagged as railway accident Ringwood Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 22 October 1929, page 9
    Article 666 words

    Two loose rakes of trucks became detached from a goods train between Ring-wood and Mitcham early yesterday morning and collided, blocking both lines for ...
  • RAIL MOTORS WITHDRAWN. [ tagged as Leyland railmotors Newport Orbost Rail-motor railmotors railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 12 January 1929, page 23
    Article ILLUSTRATED 51 words

    Following[?] upon the accident at Newport on Wednesday night, when a r[?]-motor from Geelong jumped the rails and crashed into a telegraph-pole[?] causing injury to several persons, all rail motor-cars of that type have been withdrawn from the service. In the photograph they are seen in Spencer street yards. ...
  • VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, 9th March. [ tagged as Board of Land and Works Jolimont railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 10 March 1882, page 3
    Article 68 words

    In an action brought by Mr. James B. Snook against the Board of Land and Works, for injuries sustained at the Jolimont disaster, the jury awarded the plainti[?] £1500. He ...
  • BENDIGO AND DISTRICT. [ tagged as Bendigo Charles Reynolds decapitation Forest Street Methodist Church John Lockhart M L Williams railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 23 August 1915, page 3
    Article 233 words

    Major (Dr.) M. L. Williams, commanding officer of the 17th Australian Army Medical Corps, who volunteered for service at the front some time ago, has received instructions to report for duty at the ...
  • ACCIDENT ON THE ROBB'S JETTY LINE. AN ENGINE DERAILED. [ tagged as railway accident Robb's Jetty ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Wednesday 19 October 1898, page 7
    Article 260 words

    A somewhat serious accident occurred on the Robb's Jetty line yesterday morning, whereby some considerable damage was done to an engine, tender, and a truck. ...
  • KOO-WEE-RUP COLLISION. VICTIMS IMPROVE. FOUR LEFT IN HOSPITAL. Inquiry Into Cause Completed. [ tagged as Koo-wee-rup railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 27 December 1928, page 7
    Article 562 words

    Excellent reports of the progress of the victims admitted to hospital at Koo-wee-rup after the railway accident there on Monday are given by the medical officers. Of the ...
  • KOO-WEE-RUP ACCIDENT. INQUIRY BOARD'S FINDING. PORTER'S ADMISSION OF ERROR. [ tagged as Koo-wee-rup railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 28 December 1928, page 7
    Article 502 words

    Members of the board of inquiry appointed to investigate the circumstances of the railway accident at Koo-wee-rup on Monday, in which 54 persons were injured, ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. 174 Claims Settled. [ tagged as Caulfield railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 16 April 1927, page 19
    Article 160 words

    The chairman of the Railways Commissioners (Mr. H. W. C[?]) announced on Thursday that the last [?] the claims arising from the Caulfield railway accident ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. Discipline Cases Adjourned. [ tagged as Caulfield railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 6 January 1927, page 14
    Article 109 words

    Charges of breaches of railway discipline were preferred against William Milvain, the driver of one of the clectric trains concerned in the Caulfield railway accident in ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. Inquest Next Week, [ tagged as Caulfield railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 11 June 1926, page 9
    Article 107 words

    The city caroner (Mr. Berrnan) next week will open an inquiry into the [?] of those who last their lives in the railway accident at Caulfield on May 26, Yesterday ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. Discipline Case Opened. [ tagged as Caulfield railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 20 January 1927, page 12
    Article 119 words

    The hearing of charges against the crew of one of the traink concerned in the Caulfield railway accident in May was begun. yesterday by the Railways Discipline ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. Preparations for Inquest. [ tagged as Caulfield railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 18 June 1926, page 11
    Article 109 words

    Officers of the Railways department have practically completed their preparations for the inquest on the three persons who were killed in the recent railways ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. Inquest on Tuesday. [ tagged as Caulfield railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 16 June 1926, page 21
    Article 286 words

    It is expected that 30 witnesses will be called at an inquest by the city coroner (Mr. D. Berriman, P.M) at the city morgue on Tuesday into the deaths of the ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. Last of Injured Leaves Hospital. [ tagged as Caulfield railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 5 February 1927, page 33
    Article 62 words

    After having been an inmate of the Alfred Hospital for eight months, Miss Hazel Sandford, of Barnes grove, Chelsea, was discharged from the institution ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. Trial of Driver and Guard. [ tagged as Caulfield railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 21 September 1926, page 18
    Article 79 words

    The trial of William Stevenson Milvain and James Hargreaves, driver and guard respectively of the Oakleigh train, which crushed into the rear of a Carrum train ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT Full Pension for Milvain. [ tagged as Caulfield railway accident Victorian Railways William Milvain ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 18 February 1927, page 13
    Article 118 words

    By its decision yesterday the State Superannuation Board brought to an end the noted Milvain case arising from the Caulfield accident on May 26. At one stage of ...
  • TRAINS DAMAGED IN CAULFIELD RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Caulfield railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 28 May 1926, page 9
    Article ILLUSTRATED 100 words

    The [?]xtent of the damage don[?] to the Carrum train, which was run into by a train bound for Oakleigh, at the Caulfield railway station on Wednesday evening, is shown by the photograph on the l[?]lt. The first-class carriage on the right of the picture was forced into the end of the other carriage, so that the two were locked together after the impact. The Oakleigh train,shown in the other photograph, was not much damaged, but the driver had a fortunat[?] escape from injury, as the front plates guarding his cabin were buckled. ...
  • RAILWAY MISHAP. [ tagged as DDE engine Dennis railway accident Victorian Railways Westgarth ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 17 December 1924, page 19
    Article ILLUSTRATED 59 words

    Near the W[?]stgarth and Dennis railway stations, on the Heidelberg line, yesterday morning, Just after the busy period, a DDE small [?]ank engine became derailed, blocking traffic. The engine was quickly replaced on the rails, but at the curve where the mishap took place the permanent way was carefully Inspected by railway officials before services were continued. ...
  • NEWS & NOTES. [ tagged as Amundsen railway accident Titanic Victorian Railways Warburton ]

    Northern Territory Times and Gazette (Darwin, NT : 1873 - 1927) Friday 26 April 1912, page 3
    Article 2147 words

    The ss St. Alban[?], by which the majority of the Parliament[?] party will return, is due from the east on or about May 6. ...
  • RAILWAY NAVVY KILLED. [ tagged as McSwan railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 18 September 1918, page 11
    Article 89 words

    RIDDELL, Tuesday. — A man named McSwan, employed as a navvy in the railway relaying gang working between Riddell and La[?]field Junction, was killed by the 6.40 a.m. train from Melbourne ...
  • RAIL COLLISION Three Persons Hurt EMPTY TRAINS CRASH MELBOURNE, Sunday. [ tagged as railway accident Seymour Victorian Railways VR S 300 VR S 301 VR S Class ]

    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Monday 2 September 1935, page 1
    Article 201 words

    Three men were injured and damage estimated at £15,000 was caused when two empty passenger trains crashed into each other at a ...
  • TWO RAILWAY-MEN SCALDED. Accident at Seymour. [ tagged as railway accident Seymour Victorian Railways VR S 301 VR S Class ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 17 March 1930, page 18
    Article 68 words

    On Saturday morning locomotive No. F301 was being cleaned in the Seymour railway sheds by A. Hawqua and W. Owens, when the boiler-plug blew out. ...
  • THE RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as collision Darra disaster Oxley railway accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Monday 6 October 1884, page 5
    Article 1115 words

    THE news of the railway accident on Friday night, at Darra, caused a good deal of excitement, and was the means early on Saturday morning of attracting a large number of ...
  • WEEK-END ACCIDENTS. INQUIRIES BEGUN. OFFICIAL BOARDS. Longer List of Injured. [ tagged as Camberwell Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 18 September 1923, page 11
    Article 926 words

    "The Ministry has not yet reached a decision on that point," said the Premier (Mr. Lawson) last night, when asked whether it was proposed to direct that an ...
  • FOUR RAILWAY MISHAPS. TWO CREWS REDUCED IN STATUS. Seymour and Tooradin Findings. [ tagged as Port Albert railway Railway Accident Tooradin ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 24 January 1930, page 8
    Article 355 words

    Disciplinary action against the train crews held responsible for the recent railway mishaps at Tooradin and Seymour has been decided upon after full departmental ...
  • TRAIN SMASHES BUGGY. [ tagged as Holmes McMillan Noorat Railway accident Terang ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 17 October 1921, page 8
    Article 80 words

    TERANG, Friday.—On Thursday the evening train, when passing over the Noorat road crossing, dashed into a horse and buggr. The horse was cut in two. The vehicle was ...
  • MOTORIST'S LUCKY ESCAPE. Car Struck by Engine. [ tagged as Kolora Railway accident Scott Terang ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 9 September 1926, page 20
    Article 132 words

    A remarkable escape from serious injury was experienced by Mr. Harry Scott, of Kolara, yesterday evening when the "motor-car in which he was riding was struck by ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. TRAIN CREW FOUND GUILTY. Reductions in Sank Ordered. [ tagged as Caulfield railway accident Tait train Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 21 January 1927, page 16
    Article 783 words

    The hearing of chargts against two railway employees who were concerned in the Caulfield railway accident in May last was concluded by the Hallways Boird of ...
  • ELECTRIC TRAIN ACCIDENT SENSATION AT CAULFIELD CAR TELESCOPED. TWO KILLED; 30 INJURED. DISTRESSING SCENE AT STATION. [ tagged as Caulfield Electric train Railway Accident (2) Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox VIC Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 27 May 1926, page 11
    Article ILLUSTRATED 7548 words

    Two passengers were killed and 30 were injured when a train ran into the rear of another at the Caulfield railway station last night. The accident occurred when many people were returning ...
  • AA GUN ON TRUCK CAUSES DERAILMENT Strikes Signal Platform At Wangaratta [ tagged as Heavy Harry railway accident sabotage Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 19 January 1945, page 6
    Article 295 words

    When the barrel of an AA gun being carried on two trucks apparently worked loose from its lashing and struck a signal platform at ...
  • SINGERS HURT In Train Smash 30 PEOPLE INJURED LONDON, Monday. [ tagged as Australian singers Horace Stevens Muriel Brunskill Railway Accident Tudor Davies ]

    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Wednesday 29 August 1928, page 1
    Article 112 words

    The Manechester express crashed into a buffer stop at Euston station. Two carriages were partly telescoped, and 30 people were injured, including the ...
  • VICTORIA. SENTENCED TO DEATH. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE, Feb. 25. [ tagged as Elmore murder Elmore murder - Corky Jack John Duggan railway accident sentenced to death William Harrison ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Tuesday 26 February 1889, page 3
    Article 92 words

    The prisoner Harrison has been sentenced to death for the murder of John Duggan, at Elmore. RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT ...
  • INTERCOLONIAL. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, January 24. [ tagged as Accident Andrew Rowan Artesian Water Baxter v Burge Captain Brewer and Mr L Clarke Copper Coroners Court Glenrosa Wreck Horse bolts J S Horsfall Libel Lightweight Championship Massarts mix up in stick up Mordialloc Station Penrith Railway Accident Saumarez Smith Shooting Accident Stabbing Sub Inspector Cameron Victor Williams William Falls Zahuliter ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 25 January 1890, page 5
    Article 1377 words

    A cab horse bolted along Hunter-street at a furious pace this afternoon and dashed into the large plate-glass window of Carter's Fine Art Emporium, in George-street. The driver of ...
  • SERIOUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as MOSS VALE railway accident Stationmaster BAILEY ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Monday 14 December 1891, page 7
    Article 765 words

    In our issue of Wednesday last some particulars were given of a serious railway accident at Moss Vale. The following additional particulars are from the S. M. Herald: ...
  • TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1863. [ tagged as ballast pit Cornish and Bruce LRRSA Professor Pepper quarry railway accident Superintendent Bookey Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 15 December 1863, page 4
    Article 6576 words

    The steam coasting and intercolonial fleet of thE colony is at present receiving an extraordinary increase of its numbers and value. Three or four years ago, the ...
  • THE BADAGINNIE RAILWAY ACCIDENT. TRIAL OF DRIVER CHERRY. ACCUSED ACQUITTED. BENALLA, THURSDAY. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 26 October 1894, page 5
    Article 115 words

    At the Benalla sittings of the Supreme Court Driver George Cherry was presented on the charge of manslaughter of the fireman, Robert Campbell, who met his death on the 29th ...
  • REMARKABLE RAILWAY ACCIDENT. ONE MAN KILLED: ONE INJURED. Melbourne, January 23. [ tagged as Albert L Pinches Arthur Cocks Bendigo James Britt railway accident Robert Bissett ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 24 January 1917, page 9
    Article 159 words

    A shocking accident, attended with fatal results, occurred at the Bendigo railwaystation to-day. Three men—Messrs. James Britt, leading hand fitter (58), single, ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT SPENCER-STREET. FAILURE OF THE WOODS BRAKE. SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED. [ tagged as railway accident (2) Railway Accident Brake Victorian Railways Woods Brake ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 4 March 1887, page 6
    Article 837 words

    The train which leaves Williamstown at 6.15 a.m. met with an accident yesterday at the Spencer-street railway station, by which several persons were injured. The ...
  • RAILWAY MISHAPS. A COLLISION AND A BREAKDOWN. Melbourne, November 27. [ tagged as Flinders Street railway accident 1902 Frank Haverfield railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 28 November 1902, page 5
    Article 349 words

    A sensational collision occurred this afternoon, near the Flinders-street station. Tne outgoing Preston train, after leaving the Spencer-street platform ran into an ...
  • GUARD'S VAN BREAKS LOOSE. Passenger Train Damaged. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 21 November 1929, page 9
    Article 134 words

    The drawbar between the guard's van and an electric parcels coach broke at the Box Hill station as the coach was moving into position to discharge empty ...
  • CIVIL SERVANT KILLED. [ tagged as railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 10 September 1924, page 9
    Article 71 words

    Charles Gilbert Steel, aged 44 years, an employee of the Commonwealth Audit office, was killed at Ralaclava railway station yesterday morning. Steel, who ...
  • Killed by Electric Train. [ tagged as Balaclava railway station railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 19 September 1924, page 15
    Article 103 words

    In the case of Charles [?] Steele, 2 Fosbery avenue, Caulfield, civil servant, who was killed by an electric train at the Balaclav, railway station on the morning of September 9. George ...
  • DRAGGED FROM TRAIN. Boy's Head Strikes Object. [ tagged as Joyces Creek railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 20 September 1924, page 22
    Article 148 words

    NEWSTEAD, Friday.— A special train carrying school children to St. Arnand was delayed for a considerable period by an accident which occurred to one of them, ...
  • SERIOUS RAILWAY MISHAP. DISASTER NARROWLY AVERTED. Fifteen Persons Injured. [ tagged as Castlemaine railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 20 October 1924, page 12
    Article 316 words

    A serious railway disaster was narrowly' averted nt Castlemaine about a quarter past 6 o'clock on Friday night when an empty train about to proceed to Mary ...
  • TERRIBLE RAILWAY ACCIDENT. FALL OF A TRAIN THROUGH A BRIDGE. [ tagged as 1883 Auchterless Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Saturday 13 January 1883, page 3
    Article 941 words

    The most appalling accident that has happened on the Great North of Scotland Railway since it was opened occurred on the evening of November 26 on the Macduff and ...
  • THE LATE RAILWAY ARRIVALS. CORONER'S INQUEST. [ tagged as 1868 Newtown Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 8 January 1868, page 5
    Article 2773 words

    THE inquiry respecting the death of Mr. James Falconer was resumed yesterday, before the City Coroner, at the School of Arts, Newtown. Mr. J. B. Jackson, of the Crown law office, was ...
  • The Sydney morning herald. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1868. [ tagged as 1868 Newtown Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 19 February 1868, page 4
    Article 4972 words

    WE understand that Mr. PARKES has received notice from the agent in London, as well as from Miss NIGHTINGALE, that the nurses for whom application was made are on their way ...
  • THE LATE RAILWAY ACCIDENT. CORONER'S INQUEST. [ tagged as 1868 Newtown Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 9 January 1868, page 6
    Article 1720 words

    THE inquiry respecting the death of Mr. James Falconer, was resumed by the City Coroner, yesterday, at the School of Arts, Newtown. Mr. J. B. Jackson, of the Crown Law Office, was present ...
  • SHOCKING, RAILWAY FATALITY. MELBOURNE EXPRESS AND TRICYCLE. DEATH OF A GANGER. GUNNING. Saturday. [ tagged as Oolong Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 11 November 1907, page 5
    Article 78 words

    Ganger Charles O'Neill, while riding a trlcycle on his length between Jerriwa and [?]olong this morning, between 6 and 7 o'clock, was caught by the Melbourne express, second ...
  • RAILWAY GANGER KILLED. [ tagged as Oolong Railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 11 November 1907, page 5
    Article 47 words

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—A ganger named Charles O'Neill was riding a tricycle between Jerriway and Oolong yesterday morning, when he was run into by the second ...
  • WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION. To the Editor. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 3 April 1901, page 3
    Article 147 words

    Sir—During the last four or five years the S.A. Government have evidently shown only a pertended interest in the workmen of this State. They have introduced ...
  • HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. Tuesday, November 19. The Speaker (Sir Jenkin Coles) took the chair at 2 p.m. THE WALLOWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Gauge choice Railway accident Walloway Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 21 November 1901, page 9
    Article 9905 words

    Mr. ROBERTS, on a formal motion, said whatever might have been the cause of the railway accident at Walloway, the matter was essentially one between the ...
  • THE WALLOWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Fatal Railway Accident Railway accident Walloway railway accident (2) ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 6 February 1902, page 4
    Article 137 words

    The Government paid Mrs. Brodie, widow of the fireman of the up train, who was killed in the railway accident at Walloway, the sum of £300, compensation due ...
  • THE WALLOWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway accident Walloway railway accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 27 March 1902, page 4
    Article 189 words

    The secretary to the Railways Commissioner (Mr. Alfred N. Day) writes:—"Referring to Mr. Robinson's remarks, as reported in 'The Advertiser' regarding the ...
  • THE WALLOWAY ACCIDENT. THE INQUEST. [ tagged as Fatal Railway Accident Ncmplt Railway accident State Library of SA Walloway railway accident (2) ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 29 November 1901, page 6
    Article 1445 words

    The following is an outline of the evidence taken on Tuesday and Wednesday at the inquest held at Petersburg in connection with the recent railway accident at ...
  • THE WALLOWAY ACCIDENT. To the Editor. [ tagged as Coinage Railway accident Walloway railway accident (2) ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 20 December 1901, page 10
    Article 360 words

    Sir—Now that the inquest on the firemen who lost their lives through the collis on at Walloway is concluded, I would like to comment thereon. What reason can the ...
  • THE WALLOWAY ACCIDENT. To the Editor. [ tagged as Railway accident Walloway railway accident (2) ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 13 January 1902, page 7
    Article 162 words

    Sir—If "Demos" had any common-sense he would ascertain the faces before rushing into print. He says the Eurelia station[?] master had to be woke up. Let me tell ...
  • TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. (From the Sydney Papers.) KEMPSEY. Friday. [ tagged as BOGD Third Rail Break Of Gauge Device Railway accident Railway Pointsman Txxt Tear ]

    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Tuesday 29 May 1883, page 3
    Article 3071 words

    [Herald.]—Great complaints continue to be made respecting the inability to ship produce, which lies on the bank in great quantities. ...
  • KILLED BY ELECTRICITY. THREE DEATHS IN PARIS. LONDON, May 4. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 6 May 1909, page 7
    Article 46 words

    A boy who came in contact with a "live" ra[?] on a suburban electric tramline in Paris was killed, and two would-be rescuers were also killed by coming in ...
  • No title [ tagged as Railmotor Railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 19 January 1933, page 5
    Article ILLUSTRATED 23 words

    LEVEL-CROSSING ACCIDENT.—Three lives were lost when a motor-car and a rall motor collided at a level crossing near Werribee early yesterday morning. ...
  • RALLWAY SMASH. LONDON, March 27. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 30 March 1920, page 9
    Article 58 words

    A message from Rome states that eight railway carriages became uncoupled from a train at Pontebba and descended a steep incline. They finally collided with an express ...
  • BRIGHTON RALLWAY CATASTROPHE. (SATURDAY REVIEW.) [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Wednesday 4 December 1861, page 3
    Article 1838 words

    After about a quarter of a century of railway travelling and railway experience we have an accident—we use the word to avoid a circumlotion which greater accuracy in defining the ...
  • EXPRESS COLLIDES WITH GOODS TRAIN Six Passengers Suffer Shock [ tagged as Lascelles railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 22 November 1945, page 3
    Article 139 words

    More than 150 passengers on the Mildura express, which left Melbourne at 7.40pm on Tuesday, had a narrow escape at 4.45am yesterday, ...
  • BRIDGE COLLAPSES UNDER TRAIN. Driver and Fireman Killed. BRISBANE, Tuesday. [ tagged as Bridge collapse Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 9 April 1941, page 13
    Article 219 words

    When a flood-weakened railway bridge collapsed near the Alpha railway station this afternoon under the weight of an engine and two trucks, ...
  • NEWS BY THE MAIL. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Monday 30 October 1871, page 3
    Article 12342 words

    We continue our extracts from the English papers to hand by the September mail:— THE PRINCESS LOUISE AND THE MARQUIS OF LORNE AT INVERARY. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT BRUNSWICK. [ tagged as Hoffman Brick and Potteries railway accident South Brunswick Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 9 July 1888, page 7
    Article 176 words

    An accident happened on the Coburg line on Suturdnv morning which caused a delay in the traffic for some considerable time, and did damage to part of the permanent way ...
  • ACCIDENT TO A SHUNTER. [ tagged as railway accident South Brunswick Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 24 September 1907, page 7
    Article 68 words

    During shunting operations at the South Brunswick railway siding on Monday afternoon a shunter named George Hogan, stationed at Coburg, had his right foot crushed. ...
  • ENGINE DERAILED. [ tagged as railway accident South Brunswick Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 24 November 1910, page 8
    Article 66 words

    During shunting operations at the South Brunswick railway siding yesterday afternoon a locomotive attached to a goods train left the rails at the slip points. ...
  • US SOLDIER DEAD IN RAILWAY TRUCK Believed Crushed By Timber [ tagged as North Carlton railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 16 June 1942, page 6
    Article 243 words

    Found lying on the floor of a railway truck stacked with sawn timber, in a narrow space between timber ends and the end of the truck, the ...
  • SHUNTER KILLED. Run Over by Truck. [ tagged as Moreland Moreland timber siding railway accident South Brunswick South Brunswick station Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 30 April 1925, page 6
    Article 191 words

    When working at a wood siding near the Moreland railway Station at a quarter-past 2 o'clock yesterday morning, John Richmond Hawkins, aged 22 years, shunter, of Albert-street, ...
  • TRAIN RUNS INTO GATE. Coburg Service Delayed. [ tagged as Brunswick crossing gates railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 24 January 1925, page 26
    Article 268 words

    For nearly half, an hour yesterday afternoon the passenger service on the "down" Coburg railway line was delayed as the reault of an electric train crashing through the gates at ...
  • ACCIDENT AT SOUTH BRUNSWICK. A RAILWAY PORTER'S FOOT CRUSHED. [ tagged as railway accident South Brunswick Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 29 March 1895, page 7
    Article 157 words

    Yesterday morning a painful accident happened to a man named Robert Wilson, aged 30 years, employed on the South Brunswick railway station as a porter. Wilson was ...
  • RUNAWAY RAILWAY CARRIAGES. [ tagged as Brunswick Moreland railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 7 February 1908, page 6
    Article 193 words

    During shunting operations at the Moreland railway siding on the Coburg line, about noon on Thursday, some carriages, a truck, and a guard's van got away, and ran towards Brunswick. The ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Brunswick railway accident (2) Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 17 March 1885, page 10
    Article 174 words

    An accident happened to the 8.5 a.m. goods train on the Coburg line yesterday morning at the Brunswick station, which caused the suspension of the through traffic ...
  • SHOCKING DEPRAVITY. "A SEXUAL PERVERT." [ tagged as nervous condition Norman James railway accident Richard McDonnell Hawker sexual pervert ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 4 October 1911, page 12
    Article 626 words

    Norman James, the lad of 17 years, who was described by his Honor Mr. Justice Gordon in the Criminal Court on Monday as a "reeking moral leper," was called up ...
  • BRACHINA RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 9 February 1911, page 7
    Article 67 words

    The executive of the South Australian Locomotive Enginemen, Firemen, and Cleaners' Association have passed a resolution publicly and sincerely thanking those ...
  • THE WALLOWAY ACCIDENT. INQUEST AT PETERSBURG. [ tagged as Inquest at Petersburg Railway accident State Library of SA Walloway Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 28 November 1901, page 11
    Article 2108 words

    The inquest on the death of Messrs. Eager and Brodie, who were killed in the railway accident at Walloway [?] Saturday, November 16, has been continued from ...
  • FATALITIES AND ACCIDENTS. A STREET ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Gore Railway accident Sunshine ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 22 August 1917, page 8
    Article 245 words

    Mr. Edward Natt was admitted to the Adelaide Hospital at about 8 o'clock on Tuesday morning suffering from injuries believed to have been sustained as the result ...
  • INTER-STATE NEWS BY SUBMARINE CABLE COPYRIGHT FROM OUR SPECIAL VICTORIA. RAILWAY ACCIDENT. THERE PEOPLE KILLED. MELBOURNE, October 6. [ tagged as Numurkah Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Saturday 7 October 1905, page 3
    Article 149 words

    A frightful railway accident occurred at Numurkah last evening. A party of six persons, driving in a buggy across the railway line, were run into by a ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT GELLIONDALE. YARRAM, Monday. [ tagged as Egan Gelliondale Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 11 April 1899, page 6
    Article 60 words

    A man named William Egan was driving a cart over the railway line at Gelliondale to-day, when the train from Alberton dashed into the vehicle, and Egan was ...
  • RAILWAY SENSATION. GOODS TRAINS COLLIDE. TRUCK AND TENDER TELESCOPED. CREW'S REMARKABLE ESCAPE. [ tagged as Dandenong Great Southern Railway railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 21 July 1909, page 7
    Article ILLUSTRATED 1510 words

    Late on Monday night a sensational railway collision occurred at Dandenong. A heavy sheep train, bound for Melbourne, crashed into a stationary goods train which ...
  • THE JOLIMONT RALWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 24 May 1882, page 9
    Article 671 words

    The hearing of the action brought by Mr. J. H Cole, accountant, against the Board of Land and Works, to recover damages for in junee he sustained in the accident on the ...
  • TASMANIA. HOBART, November 18. AN ARM AMPUTATED. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 19 November 1906, page 6
    Article 43 words

    A cleaner at the Hobart ralway-station named Lamer, aged 24, had his left arm run over by an engine to-day. It was smashed to pulp, and had to be amputated just ...
  • RAILWAY EMPLOYEE INJURED [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 15 August 1942, page 13
    Article 50 words

    Charles Sloey, railwey employee, was struck by an electric train near Flemington last night, and received a fractured skull and internal ...
  • BOY'S FORTITUDE. AFTER SERIOUS ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 17 October 1935, page 12
    Article 129 words

    Colin Strathearn, 10, of Livingstone-road, Marrickville, who was knocked down by a train and terribly injured, near the Marrickville raliway station, yesterday, showed wonderful ...
  • SWAGMAN KILLED. Boarding a Moving Train. SYDNEY. December 1. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 2 December 1932, page 23
    Article 58 words

    An unknown man was found dead with a fractured skull on a steep grade of the railway line between Gunning and Oolong. A swag was on ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT ALBURY. ALBURY, Sunday. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 30 August 1897, page 5
    Article 116 words

    A consignment of pigs from Sydney reached Albury in the mixed train arrving at 1 o'clock this morning. The pigs were consigned to Hill and Co., Wodonga, and were taken over soon after ...
  • NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, SUNDAY. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident broken axle ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Monday 9 July 1888, page 3
    Article 296 words

    The difficulty between the Maritime Labour Council and the captain of the Alameda with reference to the employment of Chinese as stokers has been amicably ...
  • RICHMOND RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 30 July 1910, page 25
    Article ILLUSTRATED 17 words

    [?] OF THE [?] TRAIN. ...
  • THE EAST RICHMOND RAILWAY STATION. MELBOURNE, March 9. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Friday 10 March 1899, page 5
    Article 46 words

    At the inquest to-day on Wm. Gorri[?], a porter at the East Richmond Railway Station, who was run down by a train while passing from one platform to another, ...
  • HAY RAILWAY FATALITY. HAY, Monday. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 14 November 1911, page 10
    Article 183 words

    An inquiry in connection with the death of William Thomas Gormley, cleaner, who was killed at Hay railway yards on Thursday, was concluded before the Coroner. Thomas ...
  • RALLWAY ACCIDENT AT INVERELL. INVERELL, Monday. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 21 July 1908, page 6
    Article 185 words

    An accident occurred on Saturday night to a mixed train, which caused a delay of four hours. A truck contianing several rams purchased on account of Mr. T. Bowling, ...
  • FOURTH VICTIM OF RAIL CRASH [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Wednesday 23 December 1953, page 1
    Article 188 words

    SYDNEY, Tues.— The fourth victim of the Sydenham train smash died in Marrickville Hospital tonight. He was William Barr, of ...
  • FOURTH RAIL SMASH VICTIM DIES SYDNEY, Tuesday. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Wednesday 23 December 1953, page 1
    Article 205 words

    The fourth victim of the Sydenham train smash died in Marrickville Hospital to-night. He was William Ba[?]r, of ...
  • MAN JUMPS IN FRONT OF TRAIN. MACKAY, September 8. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 9 September 1931, page 12
    Article 39 words

    As a rall motor was leaving the Mackay railway station at 3 o'clock this afternoon for Sarina, Charles Clarence Dalton threw himself in ...
  • Railway Collision [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Monday 10 November 1941, page 7
    Article 62 words

    When a rail motor over-ran the points on the Mt. Lyell railway at Halls Creek, a few miles from Queenstown on Friday, it collided head-on with a railway engine. The ...
  • RAIL MOTOR. Runs off Line. SIX PASSENGERS INJURED. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 10 January 1929, page 12
    Article 135 words

    Travelling rap[?]dly on the Geelong line, about 12 miles from Melbourne, a large rall motor from Geelong, carrying 17 passengers, became derailed to-night. ...
  • RAILWAY COLLISION in VICTO RIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE, TUESDAY. [ tagged as Railway accident Railway runaway ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 10 September 1890, page 7
    Article 198 words

    A serious railway collision occurred at Ringwood between 0 and 7 last night, through the breaking away of two trueles, which were being shunted for the purpose of being attached to the Forntr[?] ...
  • SIGNAL WIRES. SUPPOSED CONTRACTION. THE NEW ZEALAND RAILWAY SMASH. AUCKLAND, May 28. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 29 May 1914, page 7
    Article 118 words

    A departmental investigation has been opened in connection with yesterdays fatal railway smash, whereby three passengers lost their lives. It was stated ...
  • N.Z, RAILWAY SMASH. EVIDENCE AT THE INQUEST. POSITION OF THE SIGNAL. AUCKLAND, June 10. [ tagged as Railway accident Railway Signal Wrong Side Failure ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Thursday 11 June 1914, page 7
    Article 205 words

    At an inquest concerning the victims of the Whangarmarino railway disaster, the porter in charge of Whangarmarino station, said the signals were working ...
  • "THE SIGNAL WAS AT DANGER." THE MELBOURNE RAILWAY SMASH. [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway Accident Railway Signal Passed At Danger ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 10 September 1912, page 15
    Article 1735 words

    At the coronial enquiry to-day concerning the deaths of Allan Wilson, of Wellington-street, Geelong, aged 82 years, retired farmer, a single man, and John ...
  • RAILWAY FATALITY ACCIDENT IN SHUNTING YARDS. FAILED TO HEAR SIGNAL. SYDNEY, Jurie 9. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Friday 10 June 1927, page 9
    Article 117 words

    Two men were knocked down by an engine in the shuming yards at the Broken Hill Ply. Co.'s steelworks at Newcastle to-day. One of them, G. M. ...
  • BARGO RAILWAY ACCIDENT VICTIMS IDENTIFIED. SYDNEY, November 10. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Monday 11 November 1929, page 2
    Article 47 words

    The two people who were killed in a railway accident at Bargo last night have been identified as Terence Edward Dollahan (51), railway signal master, of ...
  • ACCIDENT ENDS FATALLY. MARYBOROUGH, June 2. [ tagged as Railway accident Railway accident deaf ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 3 June 1932, page 11
    Article 60 words

    William Schultz, 39 years of age, a single man, of Pullas Street, Maryborough, who was struck by a rail motor at Baddow on Monday, succumbed to his ...
  • No title [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 12 June 1926, page 7
    Article ILLUSTRATED 26 words

    MR. WARD-MORGAN, the English [?], and leading man in the J. C. Williamson Katja Company, who was seriously injured in the ...
  • TRAINS COLLIDE. AT MURULLA SIDING. NEWCASTLE. Wednesday. [ tagged as Crossing Loop Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 3 May 1928, page 11
    Article 78 words

    Over-running the catch points, a through goods train from Wallangarra to Sydney collided with a stationary stock train at the Murulla crossing loop shortly after 8 o'clock ...
  • KING OF SPAIN. VISIT TO ENGLAND. SLIGHT RALLWAY MISHAP. LONDON, Oct. 20. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 31 October 1907, page 7
    Article 128 words

    His Majesty King Alfonso of Spain, accompained by Queen Victoria and their infant son, the Prince of Asturins, are paying a visit to King Edward and Queen ...
  • THE SCENE AT GREENMOUNT. [BY OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.] [ tagged as Railway accident Railway Gradient 1 in 027 Railway Gradient 1 in 030 ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 12 December 1885, page 3
    Article 1630 words

    By the courtesy of the Railway officials, I was enabled to proceed to Greenmount yesterday afternoon by the special train, which carried His Excellency the ...
  • RAlLWAY ACCIDENT IN NEW SOUTH WALES. [BY SPECIAL WIRE.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) SYDNEY, MONDAY. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Coupler Railway Coupler Side Chains Railway Runaway ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 29 April 1890, page 6
    Article 232 words

    The inquest on the body of Mrs. Franklin, one of the victims of the recent accident, was resumed to-day. The evidence of several railway officials was taken, their testimony ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. SMASH AT SPENCER-STREET. PASSENGER TRAIN AND ENGINE COLLIDE. NO LIVES LOST. [ tagged as Railway accident Spencer Street railway ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 2 June 1905, page 5
    Article ILLUSTRATED 4428 words

    A railway accident, which was, fortunately, unattended by loss of life, occurred in the Spencer-street railway yard, within two hundred yards of the end of the country ...
  • DEVASTATING FLOODS. WESTERN RIVERS OVERFLOW BANKS. ENORMOUS AREAS UNDER WATER. BURSTING OF THE LAANCOORIE WEIR. HOUSEHOLDERS RESCUED FROM ROOF-TOPS. THRILLING RAILWAY ACCIDENT. DEATHS AND MARVELLOUS, ESCAPES. [ tagged as Dunach bridge flood map flooding Laancoorie wier burst McCallums Creek Mixed train wrecked Railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 21 August 1909, page 17
    Article ILLUSTRATED 23374 words

    Spring has been ushered in with deluge over a great part of Victoria. The rain has fallen everywhere, but in the south-west and cenrte of the State has been so heavy ...
  • No title [ tagged as Amess Street railway crossing Level Crossing Accident level Crossingcollision Railway accident Railway Accident (Picture) Txxt Fix Tag ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 27 May 1933, page 19
    Article ILLUSTRATED 61 words

    RAILWAY-CROSSING ACCIDENT.—A motor-car travelling northward along Amess street late yesterday afternoon was struck by a train at the open crossing near the North Fitzroy station. The driver of the car was killed. (Left) A general view of the crossing. The crowd in the far distance is surrounding the motor-car, which was carried about 40 yards. (Right) The remains of the motor-car. ...
  • No title [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 18 July 1932, page 5
    Article ILLUSTRATED 47 words

    RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT MARYBOROUGH.—Carrying 66 passengers, including members of the Maryborough football team, portion of a special train was derailed between Maryborourgh and Carisbrook on Saturday afternoon. The photograph shows the guard's van lying on its side, and the engine tender and two carriages off the ralls. Nobody was injured. ...
  • WORK OF DETECTIVES. SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION. [ tagged as Railway accident Richmond rail collision Richmond railway collision ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 20 July 1910, page 8
    Article ILLUSTRATED 788 words

    Detectives Burvett and Kiely have been working at the collection of evidence for the forthcoming inquiry to be held by the coroner (Dr. Cole). Detective Burvett has ...
  • RAILWAY COLLISION. COBURG TRAIN AND SHOW SPECIAL. CARRIAGES TELESCOPED. TWO PASSENGERS KILLED. OVER FIFTY INJURED. [ tagged as Coburg show train Railway accident rr Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 5 September 1912, page 13
    Article ILLUSTRATED 9168 words

    At 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon another serious railway accident was added to the list of costly disasters which have occurred on the suburban railways of Melbourne. ...
  • THE RAILWAY DISASTER ONE THOUSAND PASSENGERS. 43 PERSONS KILLED. OVER A HUNDRED INJURED. DREADFUL SCENES, DISTRESSING INCIDENTS. DEPARTMENTAL STATEMENT. INTERVIEWS WITH ENGINEDRIVERS. WERE THE BRAKES EFFECTIVE? [ tagged as Railway Accident Sunshine Railway Disaster 1908 ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 22 April 1908, page 7
    Article ILLUSTRATED 7382 words

    Though the horrors of calamity, dimly seen by the flickering lights of torches and flares on the Sunshine railway station, in the early hours of yesterday morning, were ...
  • FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE RALLWAY. PENRITH, Thursday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 24 July 1903, page 6
    Article 137 words

    At 11.35 last night a railway porter named Percy Charles Bensley, 21 years of age, was engaged taking the numbers of an up goods train, when he was apparently knockett down by a light engine ...
  • STRUCK BY TRAIN RALLWAY EMPLOYEE KILLED. BRISBANE, May 28. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Friday 29 May 1936, page 9
    Article 68 words

    William Medland, a railway employee of Neurum, was struck by a train and killed this afternoon near Druundur Siding. Medland was ...
  • COUNTRY NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE RALLWAY AT SPRINGWOOD. SPRINGWOOD, SUNDAY. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 19 February 1894, page 5
    Article 163 words

    Sarah Harris, aged 18, a domestic servant, was crossing the railway line at the station gates last night about 9 o'clock, when an up-goods train passed without stopping. Soon after it was reported ...
  • COCKBURN RAlLWAY ACCIDENT. VERDICT OF ACCIDENTAL DEATH. Broken Hill, August 30. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 31 August 1907, page 8
    Article 162 words

    An inquest was held to-day on the body of Andrew Hood, the victim of the Cockburn railway fatality. A verdict of accidental death was returned. The evidence ...
  • PASSENGER FALLS FROM TRAIN BODY FOUND ON LINE [ tagged as Adelaide Yards Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 27 December 1930, page 7
    Article 204 words

    The body of Mr. Thomas Clarke, laborer, of Cedar-avenue, Croydon Park, was found an the railway-line, near the Adelaide Gaol, yesterday morning. The ...
  • FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT VIOLET TOWN. TWO LIVES LOST. [ tagged as railway accident track repairers Victorian Railways Violet Town ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 23 March 1875, page 5
    Article 961 words

    A shocking accident resulting in the death of a man and a boy and in serious injury to another man, occurred on the North-eastern Railway line near Violet Town, on Saturday ...
  • WOMAN KILLED BY TRAIN. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 26 October 1937, page 11
    Article 54 words

    Mrs. Elizabeth J. Brown. 40, of Jersey Street, Guildford, was killed by an electric passenger train between Guildford and Yennora yesterday. Police are trying to ...
  • SIGNALMAN KILLED. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 10 May 1915, page 12
    Article 179 words

    BALLARAT, Sauturday.—An accident with a fatal ending occured at the Ballarat North railway station on Saturday afternoon. The signalman on duty, William ...
  • COMMISSIONERS' STATEMENT. SILENCE AS TO CAUSE. TRAIN CREW SUSPENDED. SIGNALMEN'S HOURS. [ tagged as railway accident Richmond railway collision Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 19 July 1910, page 13
    Article 507 words

    When the Commissioners of Railways were approached for a statement in relation to the catastrophe, the Chief Commissioner (Mr. T. Tait), speaking on behalf of ...
  • RICHMOND COLLISION. BOARD OF INQUIRY. SIGNALMAN M'DONALD's STORY. RUNNING OF THE TRAINS. [ tagged as railway accident Richmond railway collision inquiry Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 3 August 1910, page 11
    Article 369 words

    The inquiry into the causes of the Richmond railway disaster was continued in the Second Civil Court yesterday by Mr. E. N. Moore, P.M., sitting as a board with Mr. ...
  • FATAL ACCIDENT AT CANTERBURY. THE SIGNALMAN COMMITTED FOR MANSLAUGHTER. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 8 September 1890, page 7
    Article 407 words

    The inquest into the circumstances attending the death of Edward Dee, who was killed at Canterbury on the [?]rd inst by being run over by a train, was resumed on Saturday ...
  • WOMAN KILLED BY ENGINE. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 20 September 1918, page 9
    Article 81 words

    An inquiry was held yesterday at the City Morgue by Dr. R. N. Cole, coroner, into the events leading up to the death of the elderly woman, Mary Stafford, who was run over and ...
  • RICHMOND COLLISION. CORONER BLAMES M'DONALD. JURY'S FINDING. NO CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE. [ tagged as railway accident Richmond railway collision inquest Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 27 August 1910, page 21
    Article 104 words

    The inquest, conducted by the Coroner (Dr. Cole), into the death of Sydney Dauncey Wellington, who was killed in the railway accident at Richmond on July ...
  • SEYMOUR ACCIDENT Signalman Reduced in Rank [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 13 December 1935, page 3
    Article 91 words

    Despite a request from the State Ministry for the exemption from punishment of William Herbert Godfrey, who was signal-man at Mangalore when an empty ...
  • INQUESTS. THE SHOCKING RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 28 April 1891, page 9
    Article 173 words

    The city coroner, Dr. Youl, held an inquest at the Morgue yesterday into the circumstances attending the death of the signalman named John Coffey, who was ...
  • CASUALTIES AND FATALITIES. GREENSBOROUGH FATALITY. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 31 January 1907, page 5
    Article 288 words

    An tnquiry was held yesterday at the Morgue concerning the death of Willam Reynolds, rnilway signalman, who was killed at the Greensborough station on ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENTS IN VICTORIA. A SIGNALMAN KILLED. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE, Thursday. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 27 April 1888, page 8
    Article 203 words

    Three railway accidents occurred to-day. A signalman, named E. B. Couch, had just concluded his duties at Kensington, and was stepping into the 7.45 down train in order to proceed to Newmarket, when he ...
  • A SIGNALMAN KILLED. [By Telegraph.] Melbourne, July 6. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 7 July 1890, page 5
    Article 45 words

    A signalaman on the Victorian railways, Mined Geo. H. Palford, resident at North Melbourne, while engaged In putting detonators on the rails near ...
  • SHOCKING RAILWAY FATALITY. A SIGNALMAN, KILLED. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 27 April 1891, page 5
    Article 388 words

    Shortly after 6 o'clock on Saturday evening ashocking railway accident was reported from North Melbourne. A signalman named John Coffey, 56 years of age, in charge of the ...
  • SIGNALMAN KILLED BY EXPRESS MELBOURNE, May 20. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Tuesday 21 May 1940, page 4
    Article 74 words

    Jumping from the path of an approaching train in thick fog at South Kensington this morning. Arthur Ingram (50), of West Brunswick, fog ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT CANTERBURY. A MAN KILLED. [ tagged as ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 29 August 1889, page 8
    Article 260 words

    A fatal railway accident occurred last night about 25 minutes past 5 p.m., near the Canterbury railway station, on the Box Hill line, when a man named James M'Inerny, ...
  • RALLWAY EMPLOYEE'S NARROW ESCAPE. LITHGOW, Saturday. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 18 December 1905, page 8
    Article 119 words

    C. Phllp a raliway employee at the Zigzag, had a very narrow escape the other night He was engaged in seeing a train safely over the Zigzag, and one half had gone on, when ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. FARMER SERIOUSLY INJURED. ADELAIDE, Monday. [ tagged as railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 24 January 1911, page 10
    Article 59 words

    A shocking railway accident occurred on the North line near Mount Bryan on Thursday. The Broken Hill express ran down F. ...
  • Redbank Railway Accident. [ tagged as accident Assistant station-master Brown corrected death fatal accident Fireman Mulholland Mr J Carter railway accident Redbank Redbank railway accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 7 May 1907, page 4
    Article 141 words

    Mr. J. P. Carter writes:—As I was one of the first on the scene after the recent railway accident at Redbank, I would like to bring under your notice the splendid ...
  • THE RAILWAYS ACCIDENT COURT OF ENQUIRY. FORTH DAY MONDAY APRIL 24. [ tagged as law courts McClure, Richard railway accident Richard McClure ]

    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Tuesday 25 April 1865, page 3
    Article 4611 words

    Present.—Mr. S. Beddome, P.M. (Chairman), Major Warburton, and Mr. J. W. Lewis. J.P. Richard Hicks, solicitor, of Adelaide, said he went down in the special train on the l15 April. As soon as they ...
  • Fracture Pelvis. [ tagged as Ambulance Cairns District Hospital Railway accident Victoria Street Cairns Wharf Assistant William Wyer ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Wednesday 15 November 1944, page 4
    Article 45 words

    When caught between the buffers of railway trucks yesterday afternoon William Wyer (15), wharf assistant, received a fracture of the right side ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT IN VICTORIA. SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE, SUNDAY. [ tagged as goods train Inglewood Kerang Marong Melbourne passenger train Railway accident train Victoria ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 16 July 1888, page 7
    Article 201 words

    A railway accident of a somewhat alarming character occurred on Saturday night at Marong. The train leaves Sandhurst at 20 minutes to 9 for Kerang, and passes a goods train which leaves Inglewood at ...
  • CRUSHED BY CARRIAGE. TWO RAILWAY-MEN KILLED. Tragedy Follows Derailment. [ tagged as george ruby railway accident william olver ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 31 August 1925, page 11
    Article 352 words

    MARYBOROUGIT. Saturday.—A shocking accident occurred in the Maryborough railway-yards late lost night while-several railway carriages, which Iud been derailed ...
  • FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. PERTH, Sunday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Coupler Breakage ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 15 July 1901, page 7
    Article 77 words

    A fatal railway accident occurred on the goldfields line near Werribee on Friday night. A coupler pin broke, resulting in ten loaded trucks breaking away and running back down an incline. They overtook a ...
  • SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENT. HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. Wednesday, November 26. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Derailment Yorke Peninsular Railway ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 27 November 1913, page 5
    Article 29586 words

    The Speaker (Hon. L. O'Loughlin) took the chair at 2 p.m. ACCIDENT ON BROWN'S WELL LINE. ...
  • THE GEMBROOK RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 26 April 1906, page 10
    Article 44 words

    The Railway Commissioners have furnished a very long memorandum to the Premier on the findings of the Gembrook accident board. They reiterate their opinion that the accident ...
  • GEMBROOK RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 31 January 1906, page 10
    Article 33 words

    Driver Sheehan, Fireman (McKeone, and Guard Blinkorn, of the Gembrook train which was derailed on Sunday, have been suspended, pending an inquiry into the cause of the ...
  • GEMBROOK RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 12 February 1906, page 7
    Article 53 words

    The inquiry was resumed yesterday by departmental officers into the allegation made by Mr. Haub, that he saw line repairers altering the level of the Gembrook railway line ...
  • GEMBROOK RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Wednesday 14 February 1906, page 3
    Article 49 words

    An order-in-council was passed to-day, appointing Judge Box to hold a court of inquiry into the Gembrook accident. Messrs. Kernot and Mais were ...
  • GEMBROOK RAILWAY ACCIDENT INQUIRY. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 28 February 1906, page 10
    Article 71 words

    Mr. George Alexander Knipe, surveying engineer to the Railway Department, gave technical evidance before the Gembrook railway accident board to-day. The effect of it ...
  • GEMBROOK RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Wednesday 28 February 1906, page 3
    Article 66 words

    Mr. Knipe, Surveying Engineer to the Railway Department, gave technical evidence before the board appointed to inquire into the Gembrook accident ...
  • RICHMOND RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 30 April 1914, page 14
    Article 43 words

    On Tuesday evening, Percival Pillar, 38, a labourer, of Bosworth-street, Richmond, fell between a moving train and the Richmond raliway platform. Besides fracturing his ...
  • RICHMOND RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 21 July 1910, page 8
    Article 63 words

    Four large and comprehensive photographs of the damage done by the terrible railway collision at Richmond, near Melbourne, last Monday, are given in "The ...
  • RICHMOND RAILWAY DISASTER. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Kalgoorlie Western Argus (WA : 1896 - 1916) Tuesday 2 August 1910, page 20
    Article ILLUSTRATED 41 words

    ILLUSTRATION SHOWIN ELS TERNWICK TRAIN WITH SECOND CARRIAGES TELE-SCOPED MONDAY, JULY 18. ...
  • THE RICHMOND RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 24 January 1883, page 6
    Article 247 words

    An inquest was held at the Melbourne Hospital on Tuesday, by Dr. Youl, on the body of Frederick Brown, aged 59 years, a carpet planner and upholsterer, who died at ...
  • RICHMOND RAILWAY FATALITY. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 1 April 1908, page 8
    Article 215 words

    The inquest upon the death of Ellen Theresa M'Mahon, who was killed at the Richmond railway station on March 22, was resumed yesterday at the Morgue. ...
  • WEST RICHMOND RAILWAY TRAGEDY. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 25 January 1909, page 8
    Article 213 words

    On the night of January 21, George Sydney Owers, aged 58 years, salesman, residing it Preston with his wife and family, was run over and killed at the West ...
  • THE RICHMOND RAILWAY DISASTER. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Thursday 21 July 1910, page 5
    Article ILLUSTRATED 864 words

    THE GUARD'S VAN IT WILL BE SEEN, WAS COMPLETELY DEMOLISHED, THE SPLINTERS BEING SHOWN ON THE FRONT OF THE ENGINE. On this page we give two illustrations of the scene in Richmond railway station after the disaster on Monday morning, ...
  • RICHMOND RAILWAY DISASTER UNSETTLED CLAIMS. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Thursday 19 January 1911Edition: DAILY, page 6
    Article 69 words

    In nine or ten cases in which settlements in connection with the Richmond railway disaster could not be arrived at County Court summonses have been ...
  • THE RICHMOND RAILWAY DISASTER Melbourne, Aug. 29. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Kalgoorlie Western Argus (WA : 1896 - 1916) Tuesday 6 September 1910, page 34
    Article 136 words

    This is the last scene in this sad affair, as far as my inquiry is concerned, and nothing now remain but for me to enter up the same ...
  • RICHMOND RAILWAY DISASTER. TOTAL COMPENSATION. MELBOURNE, April 28. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 29 April 1911, page 5
    Article 28 words

    The total compensation paid in connection with the recent Richmond railway disaster totalled £127,229. ...
  • RICHMOND RAILWAY FATALITY. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 28 June 1924, page 16
    Article 274 words

    An enquiry concerning the death of Mr. Isaac Kennett, aged 62 years, of Daringastreet, Mile-End, who was killed at the South-road crossing, Richmond, on ...
  • RICHMOND RAILWAY DISASTER. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 18 May 1911, page 10
    Article 43 words

    Medical attention in connection with the Richmond railway collision represented a coat to the department of £[?] An additional amount of £982 was charged for ...
  • The Richmond Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Saturday 23 July 1910, page 34
    Article 584 words

    The railway smash at Richmond, coming before the Sunshine disaster had been forgotten, calls marked attention to the dangers which surround the working of the ...
  • RAIL MISHAP NEARLY CUT WATER MAIN [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Friday 16 February 1951, page 23
    Article 206 words

    A GARRATT locomotive which smashed through a deadend at the Wynyard railway station about 4 a.m. yesterday went within 2ft. of cutting the town's main water pipeline. ...
  • RAILWAY TRUCK ACCIDENT TRAFFIC HELD UP. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Monday 30 August 1926, page 6
    Article 174 words

    While a special goods train was proceeding from fitzgerald to Hobart on Saturday afternoon, a mishap to one of the trucks caused the tratfic on the ...
  • WHAT WOMEN SHOULD BE LIKE [ tagged as F Nalty Lakeside Kalgoorlie railway accident ]

    Kalgoorlie Western Argus (WA : 1896 - 1916) Tuesday 18 August 1903, page 16
    Article 3205 words

    "Woman," says a celebrated Spanish poet, "is the greatest attractive force in the world. Her step should be brisk, yet light; her touch gentle; her eyes ...
  • THE AURORA DISASTER [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) Wednesday 26 February 1969, page 10
    Article ILLUSTRATED 614 words

  • FATAL ACCIDENT TO A RAILWAY GATEKEEPER. (BY TELEGRAPH FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) WANGARATTA, MONDAY. [ tagged as 1888 Niel MacKinnon Railway Accident Wangaratta ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 29 May 1888, page 5
    Article 145 words

    A fatal accident occurred on Saturday night to a gatekeeper named Neil M'kinnon, at the gate, a guarter of a mile from the wangarutta Railway Station The special ...
  • THE WRECK OF THE ROYAL SCOT. [ tagged as derailments Fastest Train Fastest Train accident Railway accident Royal Scot train wrecks trains ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 1 May 1931, page 14
    Article ILLUSTRATED 44 words

    The scene of the disaster when the Royal Scot, the fastest train in the world, leaped the rails at seventy miles an hour, near Leighton Buzzard, on March 22. Six persons were killed and 80 were injured. ...
  • JAPANESE TRAIN WRECK TWENTY FATALITIES. TOKIO, Sept. 23. [ tagged as Fastest Train Railway accident ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Friday 24 September 1926Edition: DAILY, page 5
    Article 83 words

    No less than twenty are dead and a hundred are injured as a result of the derailment of the express from Tokio to Shimonoseki at 3.30 this: morning, ...
  • SHOCKING RAILWAY FATALITY. SIX PERSONS KILLED. London, February 8. [ tagged as Fastest Train Railway accident ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 9 February 1901, page 5
    Article 77 words

    A shocking railway fatality is reported from the United States. The west bound New York-Chicago, Limited, railway train, one of the fastest ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT A GUARD KILLED. TRAIN RUNS INTO CATTLE NEAR PITTSWORTH. THREE TRUCKS CAPSIZED. TOOWOOMBA, June 2. [ tagged as derailment fatality guard killed Guard Stewart Millmerran branch line railway accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 3 June 1911, page 5
    Article 161 words

    A serious accident occurred on the Millmerran branch line about 6.30 to-night. As the train used for carrying material for the construction works was returning to ...
  • Tripped on Rall Track [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Saturday 2 May 1953, page 5
    Article 55 words

    R. H. Timbrell (62), night watchman of Graham's Road, severely gashed his forehead above the left eye when he ...
  • CAIRNS. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 2 March 1932, page 17
    Article 69 words

    Rail Motor Derailed.—A sensational smash occurred on February 27, when a rail motor from Millaa to Tolga Junction suddenly encountered a herd of ...
  • "A TRAIN TRAP." [ tagged as Railway accident Railway ATP Queensland ]

    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Saturday 3 May 1913, page 6
    Article 370 words

    The ingenuity of Mr. C. H. Nelson. C.E. A.M.I.E.. who is in charge of the electric light power station at North Ipswich, has resulted in the invention of what he ...
  • TUNNEL FATALITY. GLENBROOK, Tuesday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 13 November 1912, page 20
    Article 68 words

    A man whose mangled body was found by the railway fettlers this morning in the tunnel at Emu Plains has been identified as Roland Cochrane, North-street, Penrith. He had ...
  • CUT TO PIECES. WHILE SEEKING A JOB. Sydney, Tuesday. [ tagged as Glenbrook Tunnel Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 13 November 1912, page 8
    Article 63 words

    A laboring man named Cochrane, a resident of Penrith, was cut to pieces by a train this morning. His mangled romains were found on the railway at ...
  • NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, Aug. 14. [ tagged as Otford Tunnel Otford Tunnel Accident Railway Accident ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Thursday 15 August 1912, page 8
    Article 126 words

    During last night burglars broke into the offices of the Fitzroy Stevedoring Company, at Woolloomooloo, and broke open a safe, but they got only about £3 as booty. There ...
  • NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, Aug. 14. [ tagged as Otford Tunnel Otford Tunnel Accident Railway Accident ]

    Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Saturday 17 August 1912, page 15
    Article 129 words

    During last night burglars broke into the offices of the Fitzroy Stevedoring Company, at Woolloomooloo, and broke open a safe, but they got only about £3 as booty. There ...
  • A RAILWAY SMASH. TWO TRAINS IN COLLISION. EXTENSIVE DAMAGE. Brisbane, January 18. [ tagged as Otford Tunnel Otford Tunnel Accident Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 19 January 1907, page 9
    Article 247 words

    A railway collision occurred at Stanwell Park, at about 6.30 this morning, when a train load of empty coal-hoppers, in charge of Driver W. Bird and Fireman Killigrew, ...
  • A VICTIM OF FOUL PLAY A MAN WHO WON £200. HIS MUTILATED BODY FOUND IN A TUNNEL. Sydney, August 18. [ tagged as Otford Tunnel Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 19 August 1912, page 9
    Article 240 words

    On Wednesday last the body of John Joseph McNamara was found in Otford railway tunnel. It was bady mutilated, the left arm being severed, the neck ...
  • Family Notices [ tagged as Arthur Caleb Nash Astrid Volga WAGSTAFF Birth the K J ROUSE s a girl Jennifer Mrs K J Rouse nee EDNA DOULL Otford Tunnel Otford Tunnel Accident Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 9 April 1946, page 14
    Family Notices 8186 words

  • THE RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT LINDFIELD. FURTHER PARTICULARS. OFFICIAL INQUIRY. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 29 October 1902, page 7
    Article 947 words

    The accident to the railway train on Monday, night at Lindfield, on the Milson's Point-Hornsby line, proves to be less serious than was at first reported. ...
  • CARRIAGES DERAILED. ON NORTH SHORE LINE. MUCH INCONVENIENCE CAUSED. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident NSW Lindfield ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 15 August 1929, page 12
    Article 247 words

    The close proximity of an embankment down which the caniages might easily have overturned added considerably to the danger when two rear carriages of the 12.54 electric ...
  • FALL FROM TRAIN. ACCIDENT AT LINDFIELD. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 28 April 1928, page 18
    Article 206 words

    After his inquiry yesterday into the death of William Hanson Spicer, the City Coroner (Mr. Fletcher) returned a finding of death from injur[?]es received probably from ...
  • A BROTHERS WILL. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 7 November 1928, page 21
    Article 464 words

    The will of a member of a family well known in South Australia was the subject of a case before Mr. Justice Richards in the Civil Court yesterday ...
  • RALLWAY ACCIDENT. ADELAIDE, Jan. 14. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1884 - 1893) Wednesday 16 January 1889, page 2
    Article 55 words

    A collision on the Northern Railway happened on Sunday night near Farina. A passenger train run into a repairing train at a curve. The navvies jumped off the trucks, ...
  • ENGLISH RALLWAY DISASTER. London, Friday. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Monday 11 August 1913, page 8
    Article 35 words

    The Swindou train crashed-into the London and Weymouth excursion train standing at Yocvil station to-day. The 'rear condies were telescoped, and three ...
  • THE RAILWAY DISASTER. ANOTHER DEATH. SIXTY-THREE ADDITIONAL CASUALTIES. QUESTION OF RESPONSIBILITY. SIGNALS AT FAULT. SIX OFFICERS "HELD OFF DUTY." THE BENDIGO TRAIN'S RUNNING TIME. [ tagged as railway accident Sunshine rail disaster Sunshine Railway Disaster 1908 Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 23 April 1908, page 5
    Article ILLUSTRATED 10306 words

    Sorrow over the calamity which occurred on Monday night—the most awful event in connection with the history of our railway system—is unabated. Never, one may safely ...
  • THE LOCOMOTIVE EXPLOSION AT RINGWOOD. INQUIRY BY THE BOARD OF EXPERTS. [ tagged as Loco Boiler Testing - VR Locomotive engine 297 R class engine 297 railway accident Thomas Hale Woodroffe Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 25 January 1894, page 7
    Article 1466 words

    The board appointed to inquiry into the cause of the explosion of a locomotive boiler at Ringwood on Saturday night, the 20th, inst. met yesterday at the railway offices. ...
  • STEAM GUAGE EXPLODES ENGINEDRIVER AND FIREMAN BOTH SERIOUSLY SCALDED Sydney, Tuesday. [ tagged as Railway accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Tuesday 26 October 1926, page 1
    Article 78 words

    While a goods train with wool was proceeding to Darling Harbor from Dubbo a steam gauge of the boiler burst with terrific force between Molong and ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Charters Towers fall from roof of van lad porter O'Brien railway accident (2) ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 25 November 1910, page 7
    Article 55 words

    The traffic manager at Townsville has advised the Commissioner for Railways that had porter O'Brien, at Charters Towers, fell from the roof of a van to the ...
  • WILLISDEN RALLWAY SMASH. SIGNALMAN'S ALLEGED MISTAKE. LONDON, December 20. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Signalman ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 21 December 1910, page 9
    Article 146 words

    The enquiry into the cause of the disastrous railway collision at Willisden Junction some days ago has been concluded. A verdict was returned that the accident ...
  • Arrival of the Benares AT MELBOURNE. EUROPEAN NEWS TO AUGUST 26. AMERICAN NEWS TO AUGUST 10. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident UK Railway Tunnel Railway Tunnel Accident ]

    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Wednesday 9 October 1861, page 5
    Article 705 words

    THE P. and 0. Company's mail steamer Benares, Captain Purchase, was signalled off Cape Otway yesterday forenoon,and arrived in Hobson's Bay last evening. ...
  • The Courier. PUBLISHED DAILY. TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 1865. [ tagged as Beverley carpenter fall from Bremer railway bridge railway accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 10 January 1865, page 2
    Article 2010 words

    AMONGST the preventions which English law has provided against un-English injustice is the institution of the preliminary trial by Grand Jury. In the old country ...
  • FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. A PORTER KILLED. Goolwa, January 26. [ tagged as Fatal Railway Accident Goolwa Railway Porter Killed Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 27 January 1903, page 4
    Article 71 words

    A fatal accident occurred at the railwaystation this morning. Richard Collett, a porter, who was riding on the engine for the purpose of coupling up, struck against the ...
  • Tragic Death of Two Brothers Milang, May 4. [ tagged as Milang Railway Railway Accident Railway Accident SA ]

    Advertiser and Register (Adelaide, SA : 1931) Tuesday 5 May 1931, page 10
    Article 106 words

    On Thursday last, Mr. Marshall Robinson died suddenly while reading a. newspaper at his home, Milang Today his brother, Mr. J. I. Robinson, of ...
  • 2 KILLED IN CAR, TRAIN COLLISION [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing SA Strathalbyn Railway Accident ]

    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Monday 12 June 1944, page 3
    Article 51 words

    ADELAIDE, Sunday.—Raymond Charles Ness, able seaman, and his wife, Joyce Eileen Ness, both of Milang, were killed instantly, and ...
  • TRAIN DASHES PAST STATION. ALARMING INCIDENT. WAS MECHANISM DEFECTIVE? No Official Report Made. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 2 June 1926, page 21
    Article 370 words

    Details of a remarkable incident in connection with the passenger service on the St. Kilda railway were learnt yesterday in official circles. ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. CASUALTY LIST GROWING. Injured Number 141. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 2 June 1926, page 21
    Detailed lists, results, guides 296 words

  • RAILWAYS RESTAURANTS. "PORK SAUSAGE MEALS." Request That Rooms be Closed. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 29 May 1926, page 36
    Article 553 words

    The methods adopted by the Railways Commissioners to popularise services which the Railways department provides were strongly condemned by a deputation ...
  • BUILDING OF TRUCKS. REQUEST FROM BALLARAT. Decentralisation Argument. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 29 May 1926, page 33
    Article 541 words

    "If I gave way to the demands from various parts of the State in the alleged interests of decentralisation, the losses on the railways would be colossal," said the ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. FURTHER LIST OF INJURED. TOTAL REACHES 78. Victims Making Good Progress. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 29 May 1926, page 35
    Detailed lists, results, guides 850 words

  • PICTURE FILM OF RAILWAY WORKS. [ tagged as railway accident The Victorian Railways System at Work film Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 28 May 1926, page 17
    Article 76 words

    The Railways 2departments [?] "The Victorian Railways System at Work." is now available for screening. Public bodies destrous of obtaining the use of this ...
  • BALRANALD RAILWAY SERVICE. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 28 May 1926, page 17
    Article 164 words

    Beginning on Monday a much improved train service wi11 be provided between Balranald and [?],along the new border railway line recentltly opened.At present a mixed train provides ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. FULL LIST OF CASUALTIES. THREE KILLED; 59 INJURED. Reports From Hospitals. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 28 May 1926, page 11
    Detailed lists, results, guides 2759 words

  • SCENE OF RAILWAY MISHAP ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. [ tagged as Railway (Picture) railway accident Railway Train Stop Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 28 May 1926, page 9
    Article ILLUSTRATED 139 words

    Although the home signal at the Cau[?]fiald railway station is operated on the manual system, from the signal [?]bin, the distant signal is [?]tic.The [?]ety attached is this signal is illustred. The plate is at the "danger" position, which it assumes after the passage of a train.A train passing the device when it is in this position is stopped au[?]tematically,as the raised plates ongages with a "trip" on the front of the train, and the current is cut off.The photograph of the station shows the "A" signal-box, which obs[?]ures the v[?]ow of the No.4 platform until an approaching train is within a short distance of the points in the foreground. The Carrum train was standing at the platform in the same position as the train illustrated. ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. Additional List of Injured. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 3 June 1926, page 12
    Detailed lists, results, guides 149 words

  • TRAIN OVERRUNS STATION. OFFICIAL STATEMENT. Trouble With Cabin Controller. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 3 June 1926, page 12
    Article 150 words

    The results of the inquiry by railways officers into the circumstances in which an electric train overran the South Melbourne station on the afternoon of May ...
  • SHUNTING MISHAP. [ tagged as Eltham-Hustbridge rail line railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 5 June 1926, page 28
    Article 96 words

    Rallway services between Eltham and Hurstbridge were interrupted yesterday afternoon by the derailment of the engine of the 2.15 p.m. train from Elthnm to Hurstbridge. The engine ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT NEAR PENSHURST. A CONTRACTOR'S ENGINE AND TRUCK UPSET. SEVEN NAVVIES KILLED ON THE SPOT. NINE OTHERS INJURED. (BY TELEGRAPH FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) PENSHURST, SUNDAY. [ tagged as ballast pit LRRSA Neil McNeil and Co Penshurst railway accident railway construction fatality railway contractors ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 3 March 1890, page 8
    Article 406 words

    At about 7 o'clock last evening an engine that was driving before it a truck belonging to Mr. Nell M'Neil, the contractor for the Penshurst and Koroit line of railway, came ...
  • STEAM GUAGE BURSTS DRIVER AND FIREMAN INJURED. Sydney, Oct. 26. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Burst Gauge Txxt Heading ]

    Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916 - 1938) Tuesday 2 November 1926, page 31
    Article 110 words

    A goods train loaded with wool was proceeding to Darling Harbour from Dubbo this morning when, between Molong and Orange, the, ...
  • RAILWAY INSPECTOR KILLED [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Friday 17 June 1949, page 1
    Article 78 words

    BRISBANE, June 16.—The engine of the first division of the interstate express struck and killed a raliway inspector at Yeronga this ...
  • BOY KILLED BY TRAIN. Playing on Foot Crossing. [ tagged as railway accident Thornbury railway station ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 4 June 1926, page 16
    Article 301 words

    Playing on a foot crossing at the Thornbury railway station on May 28, Matthew Henry White, aged 11 years and four months, was struck by an electric train and killed. The city coroner (Mr. ...
  • OUR LETTER HOME. SUMMARY OF NEWS. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Sunshine Tuberculosis ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Monday 27 July 1908, page 2
    Article 2259 words

    The fourth session of the fifteenth Parliament of Tasmania was opened, with usual ceremony, on the 14th inst. by the Lieutenant-Governor, Sir John ...
  • Fell From Locomotive [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Crew ]

    The Mail (Adelaide, SA : 1912 - 1954) Saturday 7 March 1931, page 1
    Article 45 words

    Mr. Royston Beaconsfield Groves (aged 35 years), fitter in the South Australian Railways, of Everard terrace, Forestville, was admitted to Adelaide Hospital early ...
  • FIREMAN KILLED. Fell from Locomotive. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Crew Shepherd Family Maddington ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Monday 12 March 1945, page 4
    Article 62 words

    Fatal injuries were sustained by Harold Shepherd (about 26). of Yule-road, Maddington. a fireman employed by the WAGR, when he ...
  • Train Driver Fell Under Own Locomotive [ tagged as Narrow Track Centres Railway Accident Railway Accident Crew ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 23 August 1947, page 4
    Article 103 words

    LITHGOW, Friday.—The driver of a goods train, Harry Long, 54, received terrible injuries when he fell under the ...
  • FELL BENEATH LOCOMOTIVE RAILWAY SHUNTER KILLED Perth, April 2. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Crew ]

    Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916 - 1938) Tuesday 10 April 1934, page 10
    Article 176 words

    Falling beneath a locomotive engaged in shunting in the Perth marshalling yards at 10.55 to-day, a railway employee was killed ...
  • FALL FROM A LOCO. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Crew ]

    The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas. : 1899 - 1919) Friday 12 May 1905, page 2
    Article 23 words

    Sydney, Thursday—David Wallace, a fireman, fell from the locomotive of a train at Orange, and was much injured. ...
  • Shunter Killed. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Crew ]

    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Friday 14 June 1940, page 7
    Article 39 words

    Eric John Harding, 29, railway shunter was killed instantly when he fell beneath a locomotive at Harden. He was coupling trucks to the, ...
  • GOODS TRAIN DERAILED. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Derailment ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 25 November 1929, page 19
    Article 43 words

    SYDNEY, Sunday. — The engine and the two leading trucks of a goods train were derailed at Picton at about 2 o'clock this morning after running through the ...
  • A RAILWAY ACCIDENT. LONDON, Friday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident CA Railway Accident Derailment ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 6 February 1904, page 5
    Article 39 words

    A train on the Canadian Intercolonial Railway has been wrecked near Halifax. Several carriages, separating from the locomotive, fell over an embankment 30ft. high. ...
  • LOCOMOTIVE OF SOUTH-WEST MAIL DERAILED AT YANCO AFTER CRASHING THROUGH DEAD-END. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Derailment ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 16 February 1934, page 14
    Article ILLUSTRATED 48 words

    Three views of the capsized locomotive, which fell down an embankment. The driver and fireman leapt to safety in time. The carriages, filled with passengers, remained on the track. ...
  • Four Killed in Rail Smash [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Tuesday 6 September 1949, page 20
    Article 39 words

    STOCKHOLM, Mon. (A.A.P.). — Three men and two women were killed and 10 other people injured when the Stockholm-Narvik express ...
  • ANOTHER LEVEL CROSSING FATALITY ADELAIDE, April 8. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing Death Level Crossing SA Railway Accident ]

    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Thursday 9 April 1936, page 8
    Article 56 words

    The fourth death from level crossing accidents in less than a month occurred today. when a motor bicycle ridden by A. P. Thompson, 15, collided with a rail ...
  • INTERCOLONIAL. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDEY, April 17. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Monday 20 April 1891, page 6
    Article 113 words

    A navvy named David Keiran, employed on the permanent way near Penrith Station, was horribly mutilated and killed to-day by a passenger train. This makes the fourth ...
  • NO GATES AT CROSSING "Economy Has Cost Two Lives" COUNCIL PROTEST [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing Safety Railway Accident ]

    Advertiser and Register (Adelaide, SA : 1931) Tuesday 5 May 1931, page 7
    Article 429 words

    "Almost a death-trap" was how the Mayor of Hindmarsh described yesterday the Park-terrace ( den) railway crossing; the scene of ...
  • THE RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Alfred Thompson Alfred Thompson - Locomotive Foreman Alfred Thompson - Running Inspector George R Johnson architect Railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 5 December 1882, page 5
    Article 6356 words

    The railway accident which occurred on the Hawthorn line on Saturday evening formed the general topic of conversation in town during yesterday. The disaster itself is ...
  • INNISFAIL. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 19 July 1924, page 17
    Article 205 words

    Railway Construction Accident.—A. H. Cremmer, aged 60 years, was working an implement known as a "monkey," which is used for driving piles on railway ...
  • TWO WOMEN KILLED AT CROSSING MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [ tagged as Diesel Railcar Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing Death Railway Accident ]

    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Thursday 24 June 1954, page 1
    Article 147 words

    Two elderly sisters were killed and another, seriously injured when a deisel rail car crashed into their car at a level crossing ...
  • Coroner Probes Rail Fatality At Cyrstal St. [ tagged as Diesel Railcar Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Thursday 23 February 1950, page 2
    Article 1467 words

    Frederick William Doherty died of secondary shock caused through his injuries, said Dr. H. G. Hammond before the coroner (Mr. C. K. Ward) in the Coroner's Court today. Mr. Doherty was involved in an accident in the deisel shed at the Crystal ...
  • Four Die In Rail Crossing Collision [ tagged as Level Crossing (Picture) Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing AUS Draper Level Crossing Fatality 004 Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Saturday 18 December 1954, page 3
    Article ILLUSTRATED 72 words

    A general view of last night's crash at Draper, in which tour people were killed, showing the wrecked bus with the train still embedded in its side, lying across the track. ...
  • Rubicon Tramway Fatality. THE INQUIRY RESUMED. VERDICT OF ACCIDENTAL DEATH. [ tagged as Railway Accident Rubicon Tramway ]

    Alexandra and Yea Standard and Yarck, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express (Vic. : 1908 - 1949) Friday 29 October 1915, page 2
    Article 4133 words

    On Monday last, at 2 p.m., the adjourned magisterial inquiry into the death of Walter Herbert Robinson and Mrs. Hubert O'Brien, which occurred on September 25th, was resumed in the Court House, Alexandra, before Mr. W, Lade, J.P. ...
  • CASUALTIES. A RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Crew ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Wednesday 30 November 1921, page 8
    Article 89 words

    HAMLEY BRIDGE, November 29.—This afternoon Porter Bruce Chambers was in the act of uncoupling a broad-guage engine from a string of trucks which were in ...
  • LEVEL CROSSING MISHAP. MOTORIST KILLED. STOPPED CAR ON TRACK. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing Death Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 18 November 1932, page 7
    Article 388 words

    Struck by an electric train on the Mascot avenue level crossing about a quarter of a mile north of the Carrum station shortly before midday yesterday, a baby ...
  • RICHMOND RAILWAY ACCIDENT. COST £130,000. MELBOURNE, February 16. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Friday 17 February 1911, page 6
    Article 132 words

    The Railways Commissioners to-day considered the appeal of John Melville, driver of the 8.37 Elsternwick train concerned in the collision at Richmond on July 18 last ...
  • RAILWAY CROSSING ACCIDENT. RICHMOND. Tuesday. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing AUS Level Crossing Death Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 31 July 1935, page 14
    Article 79 words

    An inquiry into the death of Mrs. Anuna Brownlow was held by the district coroner (Mr. H. S. Johnston). who gave a verdict that she died from injuries received through being ...
  • RICHMOND RAILWAY DISASTER CHARGE AGAINST A DRIVER. MELBOURNE, January 11. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Thursday 12 January 1911, page 5
    Article 90 words

    The Railways Department Inquiry Board to-day took evidence in connection with the charge against driver Davitt, of the first train cencerned in ...
  • TELEGRAMS. QUEENSLAND. MACKAY, January 29. [ tagged as Railway Accident Txxt Missing ]

    Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1885 - 1954) Tuesday 31 January 1922, page 3
    Article 48 words

    When a railway official was crossing the Pioneer bridge on the main Coast Line, a short distance from Mackay, he saw a bag containing ...
  • MR. J. ANGUS KILLED. PIONEER RAILWAY CONTRACTOR. BLACKTOWN, Wednesday. [ tagged as James ANGUS PIoneer Railwayman Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 13 April 1916, page 10
    Article 638 words

    Mr. James Angus was run over and killed at Rooty Hill railway crossing by" this morning's express train. Mr. Angus was well known in commercial and pastoral business ...
  • PIONEER CONTRACTOR KILLED. [ tagged as James ANGUS Pioneer Railwayman Railway Accident ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Friday 14 April 1916, page 6
    Article 70 words

    SYDNEY, April 12.—James Angus, a pioneer railway builder in the State, and ft well-known vigneron, was killed through being run down by a train near his home ...
  • ACCIDENTS. RAILWAY FATALITY. Tricycle Crashes Into Tank. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Friday 30 October 1931, page 14
    Article 99 words

    According, to a message, received in Perth last night from Sergeant Dunstan, of Kalgoorlie, Herbert William Beaver, whose wife resides at 1140 Hay-street. ...
  • Pioneer of Submarines. Fatal Accident in England. LONDON, Nov. 28. [ tagged as Railway Accident Submarines ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 29 November 1916, page 8
    Article 70 words

    Captain Jacques, the well-known American naval scientist, was accidentally killed at Hadley Wood railway station. He got out on the wrong side of the train, and was ...
  • Excitement When Pipe Bursts on Express [ tagged as Railway Accident Water Gauge ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 3 May 1937, page 9
    Article ILLUSTRATED 309 words

    Excitement was caused among passengers travelling on the limited express from Sydney to Melbourne on Saturday morning when a steam gauge pipe burst while ...
  • STRUCK BY AN IRON RAIL. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 13 October 1909, page 10
    Article 47 words

    John Gilmore, 19, living at Garden Hill, Wollongong, was unloading a railway truck yesterday, when an iron rall, 40 feet in length, fell on to his left leg, and caused a ...
  • THE FRENCH RAILWAY DISASTER. VICTIMS ESTIMATED AT 30. London, August 5. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident FR ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Wednesday 7 August 1907, page 7
    Article 78 words

    Further particulars of the disaster to the Angers-Poitiers railway train at Ponts de Ce, in the west of France, show that the derailment of the train ...
  • SOUTH AUSTRALIA. A RAILWAY FATALITY. ADELAIDE, Sunday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Crew ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 30 December 1901, page 8
    Article 118 words

    On Boxing Day William Jenkins, guard on the Broken Hill Proprietary Company's Iron Knob railway, while shunting a load of trucks, fell under a wheel and had one of his thighs lacerated. There being ...
  • THE ARMY. WAR OFFICE, DEC. 16, 1832. [ tagged as Liverpool and Manchester Railway Railway Accident Railway Accident Axle ]

    The Sydney Monitor (NSW : 1828 - 1838) Wednesday 18 April 1832Edition: AFTERNOON, page 3
    Article 1200 words

    39th Regt.—Lieut Meyrick to be Captain, v. Barker, dec. Ensign C. B. Lloyd to be Lieut. v. Meyrick. Ensign L. Maule to be Lieut. v. Berkley, dec. R.S. ...
  • MELANCHOLY DEATH OF MR. HUSKISSON, of the opening of the Manchester railway. [ tagged as Liverpool and Manchester Railway Railway Accident Railway Death ]

    The Hobart Town Courier (Tas. : 1827 - 1839) Saturday 5 February 1831, page 4
    Article 713 words

    The procession and engines halted at Park field, 16 miles from Liverpool, to take in water at the feeders, and for fuel. Notwithstanding the frequeut and pointed ...
  • INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] New South Wales. SYDNEY, Wednesday Afternoon. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Thursday 3 December 1903Edition: SECOND EDITION, page 1
    Article 42 words

    George Baker, a married, man, a carriagebuilder in the railway workshops at Eveleigh, was procceding to work to-day, walking along the ...
  • Derailment at Oulnina [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Derailment ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Tuesday 16 March 1954, page 1
    Article 100 words

    Adelaide: Front tender wheels of the narrow guage engine hauling the Broken Hill express to Adelaide ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. MANY PERSONS INJURED. [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway Accident Txxt Feint ]

    Traralgon Record (Traralgon, Vic. : 1886 - 1932) Tuesday 30 January 1906Edition: MORNING., page 2
    Article 231 words

    Yesterday morning we received the following telegram from our own correspondent :—An alarming railway accident ...
  • SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT. A SHARP CURVE. [ tagged as Narrow Gauge Railway Accident Railway Accident Derailment ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 29 January 1906, page 7
    Article 514 words

    The seene of the accident is about four miles from Upper Ferntree Gully. There are many sharp curves on the narrow guage line from Upper Ferntree Gully, and it was ...
  • RAILWAY COLLISION. BRAKES REFUSE TO ACT. MELBOURNE, May 26. [ tagged as Brand Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Thursday 27 May 1915, page 6
    Article 55 words

    While a goods train from Ballarat was coming down the incline into Maryborough yesterday its Westinghouse brake refused to act, and it collided ...
  • WESTINGHOUSE BRAKE. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Wednesday 5 August 1891, page 3
    Article 43 words

    The trials of the Westinghouse brake, fitted to the train which caused the railway disaster at St. Maude, France, show that the train could have been stopped easily when the dauger-signals ...
  • Accident on the Zigzag. A NARROW ESCAPE. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse Zig Zag Railway ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Wednesday 11 April 1900, page 2
    Article 206 words

    On Saturday morning a down goods train while travelling over the Zigzag met with an accident which might have proved serious. It is stated that a tire came off one of the ...
  • THE BELGIAN RAILWAY ACCIDENT. APPLYING THE "WESTINGHOUSE BRAKE. London, February 20. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident BE Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 21 February 1899, page 5
    Article 143 words

    Telegrams from Brussels describing the railway collision at Forest, Station, in which 21 persons were killed and 100 others injured state that the express from ...
  • THE VICTORIAN RAILWAY DISASTER. TESTING WESTINGHOUSE BRAKE. APPOINTMENT OF ROYAL COMMISSION. TO INQUIRE INTO CAUSE OF ACCIDENT. Melbourne, Wednesday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 29 April 1908, page 2
    Article 203 words

    The Westinghouse brake on the Bendig[?] express, through the failure of which to act has been alleged, by [?] driver to be largely due the collision ...
  • IT WAS WOODS'S BRAKE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse Railway Brake Woods Railway Brake Woods Problem Txxt Spelling ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 2 April 1883, page 9
    Article 259 words

    Sir,—Some three weeks ago [?] told you how, in getting out of a railway train at one of our suburban stations, the carriage made a sudden retrograde movement which threw ...
  • TRUCKS DERAILED. BRAKE VAN OVERTURNS. FIVE PASSENGERS INJURED. Another New South Wales Mishap. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Rain ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 28 September 1926, page 11
    Article 256 words

    SYDNEY, Monday. — Two trucks attached to a ballast train travelling between Byrock and Brewarrina became derailed near Tarcoon shortly after noon to-day and ...
  • 10 RAILWAY ACCIDENT FIVE MEN INJURED. Sydney, Sept. 27. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Rain ]

    Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916 - 1938) Tuesday 5 October 1926, page 11
    Article 231 words

    Two trucks attached to a ballast train travelling between Byrock and Brewerrina became derailed near Tarcoon shortly after noon to-day, ...
  • RAILWAY COLLISION MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Thursday 27 May 1915Edition: DAILY, page 6
    Article 38 words

    While a goods train from Ballarat was coming down an incline into Mary-borough yesterday, its Westinghouse break refused to act, and it collided with ...
  • Train Jumps Points. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Derailment Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Wednesday 25 August 1937, page 6
    Article 98 words

    When the mixed train from Townsville was negotiating the loop at the northern end of Tully station at midnight, the engine and first three ...
  • THE WINDSOR RAILWAY ACCIDENT. VERDICT OF THE CORONER'S JURY. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE, FRIDAY. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 11 June 1887, page 12
    Article 967 words

    Mr. Purves concluded his address to the jury at the inquest on the Windsor railway accident to-day. The question whether an electrical ground bell should not have been placed on the curves where the ...
  • THE RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT OAKLEIGH. CONCLUSION OF THE INQUEST. ENGINE- DRIVER NIXON FOUND GUILTY OF CULPABLENEGLIGENCE. [ tagged as Alfred Thompson ALFRED THOMPSON - LOCOMOTIVE INSPECTOR Alfred Thompson - Running Inspector Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 25 January 1890, page 13
    Article 1884 words

    The inquest into the circumstances attending the death of a Chinese, named Ley Bo Leung, who was killed in the recent railway collision between two good trains at Oakleigh, ...
  • Railway Officers Commended. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Fall Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 2 October 1920, page 4
    Article 128 words

    The last weekly notice of the Railway Department announces that the Commissioner (Mr. J. W. Davidson) has commended Shunters Campbell, Gann, and ...
  • THE HAWKESBURY RAILWAY ACCIDENT. THE INQUEST. FURTHER IMPORTANT EVIDENCE. [BY SPECIAL WIRE.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) SYDNEY, TUESDAY. [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 6 July 1887, page 6
    Article 500 words

    At the inquest on the Hawkesbury railway accident, which was resumed to-day, attention was principally directed to matters of detail connected with the working of the ...
  • SENSATIONAL RAILWAY SMASH. COLLISION WITH DEAD END TRAIN CLIMBS TWENTY FOOT BANK. DRIVER'S TERRIBLE FATE. MELBOURNE, November 20. [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Monday 21 November 1910, page 5
    Article 1516 words

    Kilmore Junction early yesterday morning was the scene of a shocking railway accident. A train—a speical with firewood for Melbourne—uncontrolled by ...
  • SYDNEY TRAMWAY TROUBLE. EMPLOYES DEMAND A ROYAI COMMISSION. THE MAGNETIC BRAKE ENQUIRY. Sydney, July 25. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse Newell ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 26 July 1906, page 6
    Article 146 words

    At a meeting of the Tramway Employes Union to-night a resolution was passed[?] "That the union expresses its disapprobation at the finding of the board of experts ...
  • BEAUFORT RAILWAY DISASTER. CORONER'S FINDING. ENGINE DRIVER IN TROUBLE. [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Monday 21 March 1910, page 7
    Article 498 words

    The inquest regarding the railway disaster at Beaufort on February 5, when Driver Coward and Firemen Russell and Gellard lost their lives, was concluded on Friday. ...
  • WOODS' BRAKE. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Woods Woods Brake ]

    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 24 February 1879Edition: Morning., page 4
    Article 315 words

    The driver of the train to which the Woods' brake was attached, and which went through the Williamstown station at a fast rate of speed two or three ...
  • Fuller Details By Wire. Defective Westinghouse Brake. A Goods Train Runs Away. 150 Sheep Mangled. Marvellous Escape of the WALLERAWANG, Thursday, 2.10 p.m. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Thursday 16 May 1901, page 2
    Article 809 words

    The scene of the accident is about one mile from Rydal station, at the 111 mile post. A luggage train from Esk Bank, with ...
  • TRAINS COLLIDE. On the Coastal Line. ROCKHAMPTON, Nov. 14. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Monday 15 November 1920, page 5
    Article 135 words

    Westwood, on the central line, was the scene of a serious railway accident on Saturday, when a western-bound train crushed with great force into a ...
  • THIS INGLEWOOD COLLISION. A BREEZY SITTING. [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 18 March 1902, page 9
    Article 1158 words

    The inquiry into the charges against Driver Cotter, arising from a collision which occurred at Inglewood on February 10, when a goods train of which he had ...
  • ITEMS OF INTEREST. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 31 December 1927, page 16
    Article 488 words

    Mr. M. Pureell has been elected president of the Irish National Association Sportsman's Gift to Unemployed. Stipulating that his name must not be ...
  • MR. PURVES'S ADDRESS. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 11 June 1887, page 11
    Article 8092 words

    Mr. PURVES, continuing his address, said he had been surprised to see by the morning papers the length to which his remarks on the previous afternoon had extended. He ...
  • BRAYBROOK RAILWAY DISASTER. EVIDENCE AT THE INQUIRY. MELBOURNE, June 9. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 10 June 1908, page 4
    Article 218 words

    The inquiry into the cause of the death of the victims of the Braybrook railway disaster was resumed to-day. Wm. Abell, chief foreman at the ...
  • MILDURA TRAIN DERAILMENT Inconclusive Inquiry. [ tagged as Guard Rail Radius 0800ft Railway Accident Railway Accident Derailment Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 27 August 1928, page 16
    Article 251 words

    Inquiries into the derailment of the Mildura express at Guildford on the night of August 16 have failed to show a definite cause for the accident. The report of the ...
  • FATAL ACCIDENT ON A RAILWAY LINE. [ tagged as John Keily Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse Railway Brake Westinghouse Damage ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 3 November 1885, page 6
    Article 274 words

    Mr Candler, the district coroner, held an inquest at Nunawading yesterday on the body of John Keily, a carter aged 33, which was found on the railway line about 300 yards ...
  • COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. GOONDIWINDI, December 23. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Coupler Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 24 December 1913, page 6
    Article 484 words

    The Goondiwindi Amateur Dramatic Club gave an entertainment in the School of Arts on Friday evening in aid of the hospital. The comedietta, "Dearest ...
  • SUNSHINE RAILWAY DISASTER. EXPERT EVIDENCE AT THE INQUEST. CONTRADICTORY TESTMONY. Melbourne, June 12. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Collision Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 13 June 1908, page 11
    Article 343 words

    At the inquest, resumed to-day, concerning the death of one of the victims of the Sunshine railway disaster, an engineer said that at the Coroner's ...
  • FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 1887. [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 10 June 1887, page 4
    Article 13295 words

    Yesterday evening's proceedings dispel all doubts as to the fate of the want of confidence motion in the Assembly. The mining members upon ...
  • BRAKES FAIL. BENDIGO TRAIN DELAYED. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 15 March 1910, page 8
    Article 86 words

    CASTLEMAINE, Monday.—When the second section of the morning train to Bendigo was between Elphinstone and Chewton to-day the Westinghouse brake failed to act, ...
  • THE LATE RAILWAY ACCIDENT IN NEW SOUTH WALES. [By Telegraph.] By Telegraph] June 26. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Monday 27 June 1887, page 5
    Article 531 words

    Mr. Granlund, representative of the Westinghouse Brake Company, who left Adelaide for Sydney immediately after the Peat's Ferry accident, declares that a failure of the brake to ...
  • TOOWOOMBA AND DISTRICT. TOQWOOMBA, May 24. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Brake Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Thursday 25 May 1916, page 8
    Article 61 words

    This afternoon William Johnson, an examiner in the railway department, Toowoomba, had the first finger of the night hand jammed in the Westingouse brake ...
  • ARMAGH RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident IE Railway Accident Runaway ]

    Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899) Tuesday 25 June 1889, page 2
    Article 38 words

    The jury at the Coroner's inquest upon the Sunday school children killed in the recent railway accident near Armagh brought in a verdict of manslaughter ...
  • ARMAGH RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident IE ]

    Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899) Wednesday 26 June 1889, page 2
    Article 35 words

    The railway officials concerned in the recent railway accident near Armagh, in Ireland, by which a number of Sunday-school children were killed, are now ...
  • The Armagh Railway Accident. LONDON, Friday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident IE ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Saturday 15 June 1889, page 2
    Article 38 words

    Seventy-four deaths have actually taken place through the railway accident at Armagh. Whole families were killed by the disaster. The Queen has sent a letter ...
  • The Armagh Railway Accident. LONDON, Thursday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident IE ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Friday 14 June 1889, page 3
    Article 30 words

    In regard to the railway disaster, by which on Wednesday 100 children were killed at Armagh, in Ireland the driver, the guard, and fireman of the train have ...
  • TERRIBLE RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT ARMAGH. [ tagged as Armagh railway disaster Railway Accident railway accidents ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 17 July 1889, page 8
    Article 1068 words

    One of the most terrible railway accidents which has over happened in the British Isles occurred on June 12, in the north of Ireland. The scene of the disaster was near Armagh, and the catastrophe ...
  • THE ARMAGH RAILWAY ACCIDENT. THE CORONER'S JURY. VERDICT OF MANSLAUGHTER. [RECEIVED June 23, 9.10 a.m.] London, June 22. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Armagh Railway Accident IE ]

    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Monday 24 June 1889, page 5
    Article 81 words

    The Coroner's Jury which has been enquiring into the lamentable railway accident at Armagh, which occasioned the death of many Sunday-school ...
  • TERRIBLE ACCIDENT AT ARMAGH. [BY SUBMARINE CABLE.] [From our own Correspondent.] SEVENTY CHILDREN KILLED AND A HUNDRED INJURED. LONDON, June 12. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident IE ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 14 June 1889, page 4
    Article 118 words

    An appalling accident is reported from Armagh, in Ireland. An excursion of Wesleyan Methodist Sunday-school children had been arranged and 1,000 ...
  • THE ARMAGH RAILWAY DISASTER. [BY SUBMARINE CABLE.] [From our own Correspondent.] TRIAL OF THE OFFICIALS. LONDON, June 24. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident IE Railway Accident Trial ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 26 June 1889, page 5
    Article 50 words

    The railway officials, who were responsible for the late railway accident at Armagh and who were committed on a coroner's warrant on a charge of ...
  • SHOCKING RAILWAY ACCIDENT IN IRELAND. COLLISION BETWEEN TWO EXCURSION TRAINS. ONE HUNDRED SUNDAY SCHOOL CHILDREN KILLED. ONE HUNDRED INJURED. (BY CABLE FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) LONDON, JUNE 12. [ tagged as Armagh railway disaster Railway Accident Railway Accident Arrests railway accidents ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 14 June 1889, page 5
    Article 97 words

    A shocking railway accident occurred to-day, in county Armagh, Ireland. Two excursion trains, containing 1,200 Sunday school children, came into ...
  • [RECEIVED June 13, 9.40 p.m.] London, June 13. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Friday 14 June 1889, page 5
    Article 43 words

    A preliminary enquiry has been held into the terrible railway accident at Armagh on Tuesday. As a result four railway officials have been arrested on a ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT IN IRELAND. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Arrests ]

    Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899) Friday 14 June 1889, page 2
    Article 77 words

    An excursion train with a thousand Primitive Methodist Sunday-school children and adults, from Armagh, divided while ascending an incline. The rear ...
  • THE ARMAGH RAILWAY DISASTER. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Trial ]

    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Thursday 8 August 1889, page 3
    Article 448 words

    The Coroner's inquest was concluded on Friday, June 21, and the jury found that James C. Park, engineer, waa guilty of culpable negligence in not having used proper supervision in the selection of ...
  • Advertising [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Armagh Txxt JJJJKKKK ]

    Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Tuesday 22 October 1889, page 4
    Advertising 1779 words

  • Terrible Railway Accident at Armagh Great Loss of Life. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Armagh ]

    Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Saturday 27 July 1889, page 6
    Article 847 words

    ONE of the most terrible railway accidents which has ever happened in the British Isles occurred on June 11, in the North of Ireland. The scene of the disaster was near Armagh, ...
  • Our London Letter. LONDON, June 14, 1889. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Armagh Railway Accident Arrest ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 19 July 1889, page 4
    Article 1506 words

    The sixtieth anniversary of the foundation of Western Australia was not forgotten in England by those connected with the Perth Diocesan Fund, who had chosen ...
  • Injured by a Train. [ tagged as Elizabeth Jane Lawry injured passenger railway accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 30 May 1922, page 6
    Article 109 words

    When the 5.13 p.m. tram from Central Station to Pinkenba carne to a standstill at Meeandah Station last evening Elizabeth Jane Lawry (adult), of Graham-st., ...
  • WASHAWAY DERAILS TRAIN SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FATALITY ADELAIDE, Wednesday [ tagged as Railway Accident Washaway ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Thursday 16 February 1928Edition: DAILY, page 5
    Article 84 words

    A message from Cockburn received to-day states that heavy rains fell this afternoon. There was a washaway of a ...
  • WASHAWAY WRECKS N.S.W. TRAIN [ tagged as Railway Accident Washaway ]

    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Thursday 18 November 1943, page 1
    Article 280 words

    Thirteen trucks were telescoped and the driver and fireman injured when a goods train was derailed near Glenreagh (N.S.W.), 26 miles ...
  • RAIL WORKER KILLED Tricycle Crashes Into Washaway [ tagged as Railway Accident Washaway ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Monday 27 February 1939Edition: HOME EDITION, page 2
    Article 281 words

    THE inquest into the death of William Conrad Buss (40), single, of Kinalung, was formally opened and adjourned by the Coroner (Mr. ...
  • TRAIN SMASH IN CANADA. Derailed by Washaway. [ tagged as Railway Accident Washaway ]

    Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Thursday 29 April 1937, page 29
    Article 76 words

    LONDON (Ontario), April 27.—The Thames River is 30 feet above normal and rising at the rate of six inches an hour. ...
  • Hurtled 30ft. to Death STEPPED FROM TRAIN AT VIADUCT [ tagged as Death of Mrs Sarah Mathieson railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    Benalla Ensign (Vic. : 1938 - 1954) Thursday 1 April 1954, page 1
    Article 352 words

    Mistaking the railway viaduct for the Benalla station, Mrs. Sarah Mathieson, 73, of Lima South, hurtled 30 ft. to her death on Tuesday night. ...
  • TRAIN WRECKED AT WINTON Flood Waters Wash Away Line Driver and Fireman Have Narrow Escapes Interstate Traffic Held Up for Two Days Spirit of Progress Missed by Three Hours [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    Benalla Ensign (Vic. : 1938 - 1954) Friday 21 April 1939, page 1
    Article ILLUSTRATED 1825 words

    An engine crew had a very narrow escape from being killed when a heavily loaded goods train left the track at 12.45 p.m. on Thursday night of last week and was wrecked in deep flood waters which had weakened the line half a mile outside the Winton station, seven miles from Benalla. The engine toppled on to its side and jammed the ...
  • THREE KILLED IN CROSSING SMASH [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 22 August 1938, page 1
    Article ILLUSTRATED 47 words

    There of the occupants were killed and two others injured when a baby car was struck by an electric train yesterday at the Mascot avenue level-crossing, near the Carrum railway station. The wreckage of the car is shown above. ...
  • THREE KILLED IN CRASH CROSSING TRAGEDY NEAR CARRUM CAR WRECKED BY TRAIN [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 22 August 1938, page 1
    Article 584 words

    In the most serious level crossing crash in Victoria for 18 months two women and a man were killed at Carrum yesterday by the 4.2 p.m. train from Melbourne. A man and a child were seriously injured. ...
  • ACCIDENT ON THE WILLIAMSTOWN RAILWAY. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 18 February 1885, page 9
    Article 128 words

    A goods train for Williamstown entered the Newport shops siding at 10 minutes to 12 a.m. yesterday, and, having picked up a number of empty trucks, was backiug on to ...
  • RAILWAY COLLISION AT WALLAN WALLAN. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 27 February 1885, page 6
    Article 1050 words

    A collision occurred at Wallan Wallan station, on the North-eastern railway, yesterday morning, between a goods train and the ordinary passenger train which ...
  • A NEW RAILWAY GOODS CLASSIFICATION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 28 February 1885, page 10
    Article 253 words

    Sir,—Through your columns I wish to draw the attention of the Railway Commissioners to the excessively large numbers of bye-laws and general orders they have issued. Since ...
  • Fourth Rail Crash Death [ tagged as Railway accident Railway accident collision ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 23 December 1953, page 2
    Article 79 words

    Sydney: The death roll from last Saturday's electric tram collision at Sydenham is now four. ...
  • TRAIN DISASTER. HEROIC WIFE. LONDON, October 30. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident US ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Wednesday 31 October 1906, page 7
    Article 162 words

    Further details have been published of the awful disaster near Atlantic City, New Jersey, in which a passenger train jumped the track and two cars were ...
  • THE GREAT SNOWSTORMS IN AMERICA. LOSS OF TWO HUNDRED LIVES. IMMENSE DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) ALBANY, SATURDAY. [ tagged as Blizzard Railway Accident Railway Accident US ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 23 April 1888, page 8
    Article 813 words

    The Orient R.M.S. Oroya, which arrived from London 'yesterday, brings the following details of the late disastrous snowstorms in America:— ...
  • MELBOURNE. Monday. [ tagged as Newport North Williamstown Railway accident Shunter killed Terence Boyle Victorian Railways ]

    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Tuesday 6 October 1885, page 5
    Article 209 words

    The Rev. Robert Scott, minister of Chalmers' Church, intends to resign his pastorate and return to Scotland. Mr. Scott is one of the Rev. Charles Strong's supporters, and it is understood that the ...
  • Mere Pictures Of Train Wreck [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Saturday 8 September 1951, page 3
    Article ILLUSTRATED 93 words

    Two engine locked together after the express train crash at Serviceton showing the twisted mass of wheels. ...
  • DISASTROUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT. COLLISION BETWEEN HAWTHORN AND BOX-HILL TRAINS. ONE FATAL CASE. S[?]VENTY PERSONS INJURED. [ tagged as dead train Dr Edward Barker George R Johnson architect Hawthorn railway accident Hicksch James Freeman Picnic railway station railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 4 December 1882, page 4
    Article 16408 words

    Melbourne was thrown into a state of excitement on Saturday night by the occurrence of a deplorable railway accident. The disaster happened on the Hawthorn line, near the ...
  • ZIG-ZAG RAILWAY NATALITY. [ tagged as Railway Accident Zig Zag Railway Zig Zag Railway Accident ]

    The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas. : 1899 - 1919) Friday 11 December 1908, page 3
    Article 27 words

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—James Costello, a railway guard, who was injured by an accident on the, Zig-Zag railway recently, died to-day. ...
  • Rail Gang's Big Task [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident QLD ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Thursday 8 May 1947, page 2
    Article ILLUSTRATED 48 words

    The engine of the train which was derailed at Camp Mountain, near Brisbane, on Monday, in ...
  • Rail Gangs Clear Loop Line At Serviceton MELBOURNE. Sep. 9. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Monday 10 September 1951, page 1
    Article 156 words

    Wreckage from the Melbourne and Adelaide expresses which collided on Friday morning still ...
  • LEVEL CROSSING. Five People Killed. TRAIN DASHES INTO CAR. MOLONG, Thursday. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing NSW Molong Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 1 October 1926, page 11
    Article ILLUSTRATED 202 words

    One of the worst level crossing accidents in the history of the New South Wales railways occurred here this morning, when a motor travelling from Redbank, seven miles ...
  • THE COMPLETE LIST OF KILLED AND INJURED. SYDNEY, February 17. [ tagged as Charles Lake Illawarra Railway accident ]

    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 23 February 1901, page 885
    Article 544 words

    The official list of killed and wounded is as follows:— Killed, or have since died: John James Morrison, 31, married, engineer New South ...
  • GENERAL NEWS. TERRIBLE RAILWAY ACCIDENT. SEVEN PERSONS KILLED. TWENTY-SIX INJURED. (By Telegraph from Our Correspondent.) SYDNEY, February 15. [ tagged as Charles Lake Railway Accident ]

    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 23 February 1901, page 885
    Article 1716 words

    One of those awfully-sudden disasters which plunge the community into dismay and mourning occurred this evening on the suburban railway between Sydney and ...
  • RAIL MOTOR OUT OF CONTROL WHEN AIR BRAKE FAILS. LAUNCESTON, Sunday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake ]

    Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954) Monday 18 June 1934, page 6
    Article 279 words

    Owing to a mishap to the air brake, a rail motor conveying passengers from Longford to Launceston, to the North v. South football ...
  • The Railway Disaster. 400 CLAIMS FOR COMPENSATION. A DEFECTIVE BRAKE. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas. : 1899 - 1919) Friday 1 May 1908, page 3
    Article 92 words

    MELBOURNE, Thursday.—The Railway Department has received seven store; claims for compensation in connection with Easter Monday's railway ...
  • Advances on Wool and Live Stock. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Bathurst Advocate (NSW : 1848 - 1849) Saturday 5 May 1849, page 3
    Article 1088 words

    The registered liens on Wool and " live" Stock, for the District of Port Phillip, during the first quarter of the present year, are not far short of one-half the entire number registered during" the whole of the ...
  • The West Coast [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Vacuum TAS ]

    Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954) Saturday 8 July 1950, page 15
    Article 95 words

    The vacuum brake of an Emu Bay Company Roods train which left Zeehan at 7.15 a.m. yesterday failed nine miles ...
  • WOMAN KILLED. Decapitated by Train. PHILADELPHIA, October 16. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1885 - 1954) Monday 20 October 1930, page 7
    Article 56 words

    Seeing a woman lay her bead on a rail the driver applied the emergency brake, and realising he could not stop in time, he leaped from the cab, ...
  • Sydenham Railway Disaster. SYDNEY, March 1. [ tagged as Henry Deane (Engineer) Railway Accident ]

    Kalgoorlie Western Argus (WA : 1896 - 1916) Tuesday 5 March 1901, page 16
    Article 200 words

    The inquest on the Sydenham railway disaster was continued to-day. Further expert evidence was called with regard to the condition, of the line. ...
  • THE TEMPE:RAILWAY DISASTER. EVIDENCE AT THE INQUEST. (By Telegraph from Our Correspondent.) SYDNEY, March 1. [ tagged as Henry Deane (Engineer) Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Monday 4 March 1901, page 7
    Article 178 words

    The inquest on the body of Herbert Henry Darnley, who was killed in the Tempe railway disaster, was continued to-day before the City Coroner (Mr. J. C. Woore). Henry ...
  • MURULLA ACCIDENT. DRIVER AND GUARD. TRIAL ON NOVEMBER 22. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 23 October 1926, page 16
    Article 93 words

    Ernest Turner and David Thomas Davies, driver and guard respectively of the goods train from which a number of trucks broke away and collided with the North-West mail ...
  • TWO KILLED IN RAIL ACCIDENTS [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954) Friday 10 December 1954, page 3
    Article 75 words

    SYDNEY— Two men were killed and another injured in separate rail accidents in Sydney within two hours ...
  • Members Concerned Over Rail Accidents [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Wednesday 17 May 1944, page 6
    Article 112 words

    In a joint statement yesterday. Messrs. Russell. MHR, and Riches. MP said that they were concerned about the number of accidents ...
  • Soviet Rail Accidents MOSCOW, March 20 [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Central Queensland Herald (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1930 - 1956) Thursday 28 March 1935, page 55
    Article 41 words

    The Soviet railways annual report admits 62,000 accidents and collisions, involving hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries, putting out of action ...
  • FRENCH RAIL ACCIDENTS. (Australian Press Association.) [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Tuesday 6 October 1925, page 4
    Article 44 words

    The twentieth serious accident on the French railways this year resulted in two deaths. A goods train was being shunted near Strassburg when it ...
  • GOULBURN ACCIDENTS RAIL PORTER INJURED. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Friday 3 November 1939, page 6
    Article 142 words

    R. McCarthy, aged 18, a railway porter, of Goulburn, had his hand crushed when fixing a lamp bracket on a van yesterday afternoon. ...
  • SURVIVOR OF NINE RAIL ACCIDENTS. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Monday 29 January 1923, page 3
    Article 140 words

    A series of accidents, probably without parallel, was revealed at a Croydon (England) inquest recently to have befallen Samuel John Starling, who at the age of ...
  • RAIL ACCIDENTS IN SPAIN Military Inquiries [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Friday 21 February 1941, page 5
    Article 108 words

    LONDON, Thursday.—The Madrid correspondent of "The Times" says that as a result of an unusual number of railway accidents some of which it is believed ...
  • RAIL ACCIDENTS Sixteen Persons Killed LONDON, Saturday. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing EU Railway Accident ]

    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Monday 7 August 1939, page 2
    Article 79 words

    Sixteen persons were killed in three railway accidents in Europe today. The most serious was in Germny when eight persons were killed ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 28 July 1910Edition: MORNINGS., page 3
    Article 12 words

    The accident claims for the Richmond disaster number 474. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 12 June 1919, page 3
    Article 19 words

    The State Government has deputed Judge Wasley to hold a public inquiry into the Bendigo railway accident. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Monday 13 January 1890, page 2
    Article 27 words

    A railway accident occurred at Sydney Settlement, Nebraski Territory, when the train caught fire and the whole of the Australian mails on transit were burned. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Saturday 15 February 1913, page 8
    Article 54 words

    SYDNEY, Friday.—Shortly before five 'o'clock yesterday morning a serious railway accident occurred on the main western line between ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Thursday 27 September 1883, page 5
    Article 18 words

    A severe railway accident has occurred in Roumania. The casualties are reported to be very heavy. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Tuesday 20 April 1909, page 4
    Article 47 words

    A railway accident occurred on the Stockade Railway line on Monday, morning, an engine and half a dozen trucks being derailed about two miles from Dry Greek. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Northern Territory Times (Darwin, NT : 1927 - 1932) Friday 1 November 1929, page 4
    Article 58 words

    Another railway accident occurred on Thursday moring in Sydney being the second serious smash in two days. A goods train running from Narrandera to ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 26 August 1898, page 11
    Article 49 words

    This morning a railway accident occurred near Hornsby Junction. Considerable destruction of property resulted, but there was no loss of life. The engine ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Tuesday 5 September 1911, page 8
    Article 38 words

    ST. PETERSBURG, Monday.— Twenty-nine persons were severely injured in a train smash, which occurred near Kielse, on the ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 4 December 1901, page 9
    Article 62 words

    A shocking railway accident has occurred near Invercargill. On the arrival of a special mail train the driver found entangld in the coweatcher the wheel of a railway tricycle. A search resulted in the ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 28 June 1901, page 6
    Article 68 words

    Another railway accident occurred on the Blue Mountains to-night, but fortunately it was not of a serious character. The express train from Sydney to Mount ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 11 February 1926, page 13
    Article 55 words

    Referring to the railway accident in which Jack Campbell, aged 16 years, sustained serious injuries, the boy's father stated yesterday that his son was not standing on the ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Saturday 24 September 1910, page 9
    Article 41 words

    LONDON, Thursday.—Forty-two persons were killed and seven injured in the Wabash Valley railroad accident. The conductor signalled to the third ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Monday 23 March 1891, page 3
    Article 20 words

    W. A. Moore, Traffic Superintendent of the Victorian Railways, was run over and killed at Caulfield on Saturday. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Camperdown Chronicle (Vic. : 1877 - 1954) Thursday 15 October 1891, page 2
    Article 23 words

  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Queanbeyan Age (NSW : 1867 - 1904) Saturday 26 September 1891, page 2
    Article 18 words

    Sydney, Friday.—A man named W. Abbey bootmaker, of Sydney, was killed at, Summer Hill last night. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Friday 26 May 1905, page 3
    Article 21 words

    A goods train, with a passenger carriage attached, has been derailed near Kharkoff. Many persons were tilled and injured. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 6 February 1903, page 5
    Article 34 words

    In a railway accident at Lion Hill six trucks ran down an incline and over an embankment, and were totally wrecked. The damage is estimated at between £7000 ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [?] [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1884 - 1893) Wednesday 14 May 1890, page 2
    Article 7 words

    [?] a [?] was killed at [?] while shunting. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Camperdown Chronicle (Vic. : 1877 - 1954) Tuesday 21 April 1896, page 2
    Article 38 words

  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 27 July 1911Edition: MORNINGS., page 3
    Article 23 words

    Robert Kennedy was knocked down by a train at a level crossing at Hawksburn, but escaped with shock and slight bruises. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 7 January 1922, page 16
    Article 78 words

    A railway accident at Rooty Hill last night resulted in Thomas Cooper, guard of No. 64 pick-up goods train, being conveyed to Parramatta District Hospital in a critical ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 19 November 1921, page 14
    Article 31 words

    At an early hour yesterday morning the mutilated body of Alfred Kimpton, of 126 Cavendish-street, Stanmore, was found on the railway line near the Newtown goods yard. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Morning Post (Cairns, Qld. : 1897 - 1907) Friday 29 December 1905, page 3
    Article 82 words

    A railway accident, which resulted in slight injury to several people, occurred at Campbelltown this morning as the train was leaving ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Monday 26 January 1891, page 2
    Article 30 words

    An accident occurred on the line between Goulburn and Cooma on Saturday night by which several trucks were derailed, and the line blocked for four hours. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Wednesday 31 October 1923Edition: DAILY, page 4
    Article 61 words

    The railway traffic manager (Mr. C. H. Harrison) stated yesterday, in reply to an enquiry, that, is far as had been ascertained by the departmental ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 15 July 1897, page 7
    Article 108 words

    A serious railway accident occurred to-day at a point four miles from Tungamah station, on the North-eastern line. The engine of a passenger train from Melbourne left the line when rounding ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 17 June 1898, page 12
    Article 40 words

    Owing to the axle of a goods waggon breaking a southern train was derailed at Rocky Ponds this afternoon. Several trucks fell over a bridge and were ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Monday 15 October 1906, page 6
    Article 72 words

    An ore train from the Magnet mine for Zeehan met with an accident near Rosebery, a falling tree crashing down on the engine, smashing the dome and ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Monday 29 January 1906, page 3
    Article 87 words

    The Departmental Board appointed to inquire into the cause of the accident to the Port Melbourne train on Thursday night, found that the accident was ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Boiler Explosion Railway Accident ]

    Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Monday 20 July 1903Edition: EVENING, page 2
    Article 93 words

    An disastrous railway accident has occurred in the north of England. An express train, going from Liverpool to Southport was detailed at ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 2 March 1891Edition: Morning., page 3
    Article 102 words

    The Spencer street railway authorities received telegrams last night, stating that as the last up train from Loch, on the Great Southern line, was entering the Lang Lang ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Wednesday 18 October 1911, page 5
    Article 51 words

    ADELAIDE, Tuesday.— Yesterday morning two permanent way men [?]ere riding on a tricycle between Gawler and Roseworthy when they, ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Wednesday 12 June 1912, page 7
    Article 64 words

    LAUNCESTON, June 11.—A shocking accident happened this morning at the Railton Station. Norman Ware, a middle-aged miner, was knocked down by the ...
  • Railway Accident [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser (Tas. : 1910 - 1912) Saturday 15 July 1911, page 1
    Article 74 words

    On Thursday, the evening train from Burnie to Launceston was delayel owing to two box trucks and a carriage leaving the rails near ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 5 April 1919, page 4
    Article 45 words

    Mr. J. M'Ivor, relieving station-master at Nike[?]bah, was crushed between the platform of the goods s[?]ed and a waggon yesterday morning, his pe[?]vis being ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 1 April 1903, page 5
    Article 54 words

    An engine and tender which were on a turntable at Bomaderry for the purpose of running into the shed left the rails and dropped down an embankment. The buffers ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Thursday 8 December 1910, page 4
    Article 50 words

    The Commissioner for Railways received a telegram from the station-master at Cordalba yesterday stating that an engine struck a man on the head, and also broke ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1894 - 1896) Thursday 26 September 1895, page 5
    Article 32 words

    A passenger from Broken Hill, a saddler named Ryan, during an attempt to change carriages in the express train at Cockburn, fell down and was cut to pieces. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Vacuum ]

    Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899) Monday 30 May 1892, page 2
    Article 49 words

    Two express trains collided at Birming[?]ham yesterday and were much damaged. Two persons were killed. One of the trains was just saved from toppling over ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 31 December 1897, page 10
    Article 92 words

    The railway authorities received information last night that a passenger train from Seymour to Violet Town, on the North-Eastern ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Thursday 27 February 1913, page 5
    Article 100 words

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—A serious railway accident occurred at Yarra Junction Victoria, yesterday. It appears that an engine and ten trucks left Yarra ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 3 September 1897, page 10
    Article 43 words

    A goods train was derailed near Katoomba to-day owing to a cow getting on the line. Thirteen loaded trucks went over an ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 27 May 1893, page 13
    Article 91 words

    A fatal accident occurred at the railway crossing at Wolloongabba, South Brisbane, on the night of May 18. A cordial manufacturer named Alfred S. Crate was driving a pair of horses in a waggon ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway Accident ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Monday 29 January 1912, page 8
    Article 89 words

    BRISBANE[?] Sunday.— A slignt railway accident occurred on [?] Sandgate line last night. A train from Brisbane, with the brake hard ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 23 June 1899, page 1
    Article 50 words

    At the inquest which was held to-day on the body of Mrs. Mary Daniel, who was ran over by a train at Glanville, a, verdict was returned that the deceased ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 25 August 1899, page 6
    Article 56 words

    P. Whelan, a ganger, misjudged the rails on which an engine was proceeding, when he was crossing the line at Gawler. He was struck by the cow ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Bridge Collapse Railway Accident ]

    Camperdown Chronicle (Vic. : 1877 - 1954) Wednesday 2 August 1882, page 4
    Article 95 words

  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 8 July 1904, page 4
    Article 95 words

    Little further light has been thrown on the accident on the Main Range, which occurred on Wednesday morning. The guard's statement is to the effect that he felt a ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 24 November 1899, page 6
    Article 80 words

    A crowded excursion train, conveying passengers to the Friendly Societies' picnic at Bendigo, had a narrow escapist Lake Charm, near Kerang. Just as the ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 15 December 1908, page 4
    Article 94 words

    A serious accident occurred at the railway yards on Saturday night (our Cairns correspondent wired yesterday). An engine was proceeding to the angle to turn, ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Geraldton Guardian (WA : 1906 - 1928) Thursday 24 March 1910, page 3
    Article 64 words

    Owing to the failure of the brakes, a train from Bellevue to Midland Junction, consisting of an engine and a passenger car, ran into a dead end ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 12 February 1906Edition: MORNINGS., page 3
    Article 44 words

    Sheehan, driver of the Geinbrook accident train, says there was a hole in the road caused by a previous train. The same thing, be says, happened recently, the engine of a ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as chenoweth Railway Accident ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Wednesday 20 May 1942, page 4
    Article 60 words

    Mrs Ruth Chenoweth (38), of Myrtle-street, Perth, suffered injuries believed to have been caused by crushing at the Midland Junction ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 7 November 1924, page 10
    Article 78 words

    Robert Donelly, aged 56 years, of Rosehill and Church streets, Parramatta was crushed between a shunting railway truck and a brick wall at the Parramatta railway goods yard ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Saturday 11 June 1887, page 37
    Article 210 words

    COMMENTING on the recent railway accident in Victoria, the Argus, which describes the collision as oue of the most disastrous ever happening in the Colony, ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Maffra Spectator (Vic. : 1882 - 1920) Monday 8 April 1907, page 3
    Article 46 words

    A girl named Susan Johnson (aged 14) residing at Moonee Punds, fell out of the train between Ascot Vale and Moonee Ponds and received severe injuries, ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times (Broadford, Vic. : 1893 - 1916) Friday 15 November 1901, page 2
    Article 201 words

    A serious accident happened to a railway employe named Kiernan on Monday morning. Mr. Kiernan wad returning from S merton to Broadford ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Axle ]

    Independent (Footscray, Vic. : 1883 - 1922) Saturday 18 May 1889, page 2
    Article 70 words

    A serious accident occurred on the line between Footscray and North Melbourne, yesterday, to the 2 p.m. train. When near the latter station an axle of ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Wednesday 8 February 1911, page 5
    Article 63 words

    BRISBANE, Tuesday.—A goods train which left Toowoomba last night at 1.45 for Brisbane met with an accident at Murphy's Creek, a ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Tuesday 7 October 1890, page 3
    Article 40 words

    While a train loaded with passengers returning from Rosehill yesterday, two men were riding on the platform of a car and were jolted off at Rookwood. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 2 February 1900, page 7
    Article 28 words

    A mixed train from Bendigo ran into a, bullock near Pyramid Hill last night. The trucks and the permanent-way were considerably damaged. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 11 December 1905Edition: MORNINGS., page 3
    Article 32 words

    Through the axle of a truck on a goods train breaking yesterday, near Sydenham, four men had a narrow escape from serious injury. Three trucks and a van were badly ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Wednesday 9 December 1891, page 2
    Article 37 words

    Ail engine and seven trucks of a ballast train were derailed near Moss Vale yesterday. Four men were injured, tho tracks were splintered, and the permanent way was ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Wednesday 5 August 1896, page 3
    Article 39 words

    Thirteen trucks belonging to a goods train were derailed near Longwarry, Victoria, on Monday night. A number of sheep were killed, and considerable damage wag done to ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident VIP ]

    Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899) Wednesday 22 August 1894, page 6
    Article 35 words

    Owing to a fracture in the coupling the hinder part of the train conveying the Emperor and Empress of Germany, collided with the forepart near ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Wednesday 26 August 1891, page 3
    Article 41 words

    An engine with eight trucks containing 24 navvies, was thrown off the line at Port Albert, Victoria. The engine rolled down the ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Thursday 5 February 1891, page 2
    Article 34 words

    A young man named Lee, a draughtsman in the Locomotive Department at Eveleigh, was knocked down along the line. He died almost immediately afterwards. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 16 August 1899, page 4
    Article 38 words

    A mixed train ran into a waggon team at a crossing near Beverley this morning during a heavy fog. A horse was killed and another injured. The waggon was ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 11 March 1892, page 6
    Article 43 words

    A boy named William Litten, 10 years of age, was knocked down and seriously injured at the Sunbury station yesterday. He was brought to Melbourne, and admitted to the ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899) Monday 20 June 1892, page 2
    Article 29 words

    The coroner's jury at the inquest on the victims of the late collision between workmen's trains at Bishopsgate has censured the signal men on the line. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Tuesday 21 November 1939, page 6
    Article 65 words

    Frederick Ward, railway fireman, Emerald, was severely injured while working on the relieving shunt train on Friday night last. When at the coal ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing VIC North Melbourne Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 2 October 1893, page 5
    Article 61 words

    Melbourne, September 30. A young man, Walter Sheldrick, aged 24, while crossing the railway-line at North Melbourne shortly after midnight ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 23 April 1918, page 6
    Article 47 words

    The passenger train from Tweed Heads arrived at Melbourne-street railway station about an hour late last evening. This was due to the tender of an engine ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Monday 11 March 1912, page 5
    Article 52 words

    TORONTO, Saturday. — Sixteen persons were injured, and two fatally, by a car becoming derailed on the Grand Trunk Railway, ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 13 October 1915, page 12
    Article 45 words

    The body of the decapitated man found on the Rosehill railway line on Monday has been identified as that of James McDeed, an old resident of Parramatta, and lately of ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 8 January 1926, page 12
    Article 48 words

    Charles Locey, aged 40 years, of Archlbald-street, Roseville, was walking along the Roseville railway station platform yesterday, when be slipped and fell to the permanent way, ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 22 September 1910, page 13
    Article 64 words

    A carriage attached to a newspaper train from Perth to Fremantle early this morning left the rails near Claremont railway station, and after bumping over the sleepers a distance ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Saturday 19 May 1906, page 3
    Article 47 words

    A farm labourer named Purcell, while driving a waggon loaded with hay across the railway line at Clunes, was run into by a ballast train. The ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Txxt Creased ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Tuesday 18 June 1912, page 8
    Article 90 words

    WALLUMBILLA, Monday.—A railway, accident occurred about 5.50 this afternoon when a train conveying live stock to Brisbane ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 7 April 1917, page 12
    Article 75 words

    While a number of railway carriages were being shunted into No 12 platform, Central Railway Station, yesterday aftrnoon they cver-carried and crashed into the p tform. ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 31 January 1922, page 3
    Article 56 words

    A report received by the Railway Department from Townsville yesterday stuted that on Friday night George Andeson was found in the railway rard suffering form a crushed foot. ...
  • The Attempt to Wreck the Express. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Wednesday 6 October 1915Edition: EVENING, page 3
    Article 246 words

    The "Border Watch" says :—Fuller particulars have been received by the Railways Commissioner (Mr A. B, Moncrieff, C.M.G.), concerning the sensational ...
  • From our Exchanges. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Camperdown Chronicle (Vic. : 1877 - 1954) Thursday 26 July 1917, page 4
    Article 591 words

  • A SHUNTING ACCIDENT. Hamtey Bridge, November 29. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 2 December 1921, page 11
    Article 69 words

    While engaged in shunting operations in the Hamley Bridge yard this afternoon. Mr. Bruce Chambers a railway employe was uncoupling trucks from a broad gauge ...
  • VICTORIAN. MELBOURNE, TUESDAY. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Mildura Cultivator (Vic. : 1888 - 1920) Wednesday 26 February 1913, page 10
    Article 382 words

    A shocking accident occurred on a private-owned uncompleted narrow guage railway at Yarra Junction, near Warburton. An engine with to trucks ...
  • NOTES OF THE WEEK. [ tagged as Alexander Guthrie Railway Accident South Creek railway station ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 10 March 1877, page 3
    Article 1678 words

    MICHAEL Sheehy, a stonemason, died from sunstroke while working at a house at Rushcutter Bay. It was stated in a case tried at the District Court that a young man in the Lands Office, in the receipt ...
  • THE SUNSHINE DISASTER. EXPERT EVIDENCE ON BRAKES. INSPECTION OF ENGINES. JURY'S VISIT TO SCENE. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Sunshine Sunshine Railway Disaster 1908 ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 21 May 1908, page 7
    Article 3462 words

    The inquiry into the cause of death of one of the victims of the Sunshine railway disaster was continued yesterday, in the Second Civil Court, before the coroner ...
  • RAILWAY EMPLOYEES INJURED Mount Gambier. Tuesday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Tuesday 6 November 1923, page 1
    Article 66 words

    Porter D. S. [?] was descending a signal box in the station yard when he signed and fell a distance of 10ft. He badly dislocated his left ...
  • THE WOLSELEY RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 18 April 1899, page 4
    Article 169 words

    An enquiry into the collision between the Melbourne express and another train at Wolseley Station on Wednesday night was conducted on Friday by district ...
  • THE RAILWAY SMASH OFFICIAL REPORTS. INTERESTING STATEMENTS. THE BRAKES DEFECTIVE. MELBOURNE, Sunday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Sunshine ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Monday 4 May 1908Edition: DAILY, page 5
    Article 457 words

    Interesting and important disclosures are made in the official reports of the drivers and firemen who were on the Bendigo train on the night of the ...
  • ACCIDENT ON THE BALLARAT RAILWAY LINE. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) BALLARAT, MONDAY EVENING. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 22 May 1883, page 6
    Article 359 words

    An accident happened this afternoon to the 3 25 p.m. mixed train from Ballarat to Melbourne, and though the result was not of a serious nature, had it occurred on another ...
  • THE RAILWAY ACCIDENT. COURT OF ENQUIRY. WEDNESDAY, MAY 3. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Signal Aspects ]

    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Thursday 4 May 1865, page 3
    Article 5318 words

    Present- S. Beddome, P.M. (Chairman), Major Warburton and J. W. Lewis (Postmaster-General). At the opening of the Court Mr. Beddome informed Mr. Hare that the Court was then ready to hear his defence. ...
  • CALIFORNIAN MAIL EXTRACTS. [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway Accident Railway Signal Passed At Danger ]

    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Thursday 30 April 1874, page 1
    Article 1374 words

    ACCIDENT ON THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY.— One of the most terrible accidents which has happened in the long list of railway casualties took place on the afternoon of Feb 6, on the Great Western ...
  • THE UATT.WAY ACCIDENT. COURT OF ENQUIRY. Secobd Day—Thobsdat, Aram 20. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Signal Aspects ]

    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Friday 21 April 1865, page 3
    Article 7310 words

    Adjourned meeting.—Present.—Hr. 8. Beddotne. P.M. (Chairman), Major Warburton and J. W. Lewis. Postmaster General. The following witnesses were called:— ...
  • ACCIDENT ON THE BALLARAT RAILWAY LINE. (ARGUS.) BALLARAT, Monday Evening. [ tagged as Railway Accident ship Oronsay ]

    Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Thursday 24 May 1883Edition: MORNING, page 2
    Article 448 words

    An accident happened this afternoon to the 3.25 p.m. mixed train from Ballarat to Melbourne, and though the result was not of a serious nature had it occurred on another part ...
  • THE FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT FARLEY. THE INQUEST RESUMED. [ tagged as Distant Signal Home Signal Ncmplt Railway Accident Railway Rules Railway Signal Aspects ]

    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 24 May 1890Supplement: Second Sheet to the Maitland Mercury, page 2
    Article 9523 words

    On Wednesday evening, the fireman, John Buchanan, was cross-examined by Mr. Williamson, who appeared on behalf of the D[?]vers and Firemen's Association. In answer to Mr. Williamson the witness said: I turn to rule ...
  • EXETER DISASTER. TRIAL OF DRIVER [?] DISTANT SIGNAL GREEN. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954) Wednesday 29 April 1914, page 5
    Article 99 words

    At the trial of Driver Irwin the accused said he was positive the distant signal was [?]. There was no [?] showing. When he saw the distant signal at Exeter ...
  • SYMPATHY FOR THE DRIVER. EXPERIENCED, CAREFUL MAN. WAS THE DISTANT SIGNAL OFF? [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Tuesday 17 March 1914Edition: DAILY., page 4
    Article 97 words

    Deep sympathy is felt on every side for Mr Irwin, the driver of the Temora mail train. He enjoys a widespread reputation as a very careful driver, and many ...
  • RUN OVER BY A TRAIN. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 4 June 1924, page 14
    Article 49 words

    The decapitated body of a middle-aged man, identified as Henry Mair, was found alongside the railway line near the distant signal at Ryde yesterday morning. He had apparently ...
  • THE SUNSHINE RAILWAY DISASTER. ENGINEMEN AND DRIVERS REPORTS. FURTHER TESTS OF BRAKES TO BE MADE. Melbourne, May 3. [ tagged as Distant Signal Home Signal Railway Accident ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Monday 4 May 1908, page 5
    Article 923 words

    The contents of the official reports of the drivers and firemen on the Bendigo train were ascertained to-day. These reports have been forwarded to the ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENTS AND LOSS OF LIFE. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 3 July 1880, page 12
    Article 52 words

    A serious railway accident occurred in South Texas, in which 17 persons were killed and a great many were wounded. Two cars on the South Pacific narrow-guage line jumped off the ...
  • STEAM BLINDS DRIVER Engine Off Rails [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 10 October 1939, page 7
    Article 129 words

    LEETON (N.S.W.), Monday. — When the steam gauge glass burst and escaping steam temporarily blinded the driver, the engine of ...
  • THE EXPERT INVESTIGATION. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse Sunshine Railway Disaster 1908 ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 30 April 1908, page 5
    Article 432 words

    In a statement made on Monday last to a representative of "The Argus" Mr. E. J. Corr, who has been retained as counsel for the enginemen, said:— ...
  • THE HAWKESBURY RAILWAY ACCIDENT. THE INQUEST. [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 28 June 1887, page 4
    Article 2490 words

    The inquest on the body of William Henry Hankin, who died of injuries received in connection with the railway disaster at the Hawkesbury on the 21st instant, was resumed yesterday morning at the Darlinghurst Courthouse. ...
  • THE HAWKESBURY RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) SYDNEY, July 5. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 6 July 1887, page 6
    Article 368 words

    The coroner's inquest in connection with the Hawkesbury railway accident was resumed today. Attention was principally directed to matters of detail connected with the working ...
  • MAN KILLED BY TRAIN. Walking to First Job for 12 Months. MELBOURNE, August 21. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 22 August 1933, page 11
    Article 126 words

    While he was walking with two companions over the Punt Road railway bridge to the first work he had been given for a year. Thos Flavell ...
  • MAN KILLED. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 10 January 1916, page 10
    Article 104 words

    A fatal train accident occurred on the Bankstown line on Saturday morning, as a result of which Raymond Jones, single, a labourer, lately living at 68 William-street, ...
  • MAN KILLED BY TRAIN. [ tagged as Fatality Punt Road Railway Bridge Railway Accident Richmond Thomas Flavell ]

    The Charleville Times (Brisbane, Qld. : 1896 - 1954) Friday 25 August 1933, page 2
    Article 116 words

    While he was walking with two companions over the Punt Road railway bridge to the first work he had been given for a year. Thos. Flavell ...
  • FOUND DEAD ON THE LINE. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 15 August 1910, page 8
    Article 121 words

    The circumstances attending the death of George R. Mott, aged 75 years, a retired school teacher, were investigated by the colonel (Dr. Cole) at the Morgue on ...
  • TRAIN DERAILMENT. PASSENGER KILLED. Guard Seriously Injured. [ tagged as railway accident ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Monday 14 January 1946, page 8
    Article 273 words

    MELBOURNE, Jan. 13.—A passenger was killed and the guard was seriously injured late this afternoon when the rear portion of an electric ...
  • A DISABLED LOCOMOTIVE. [ tagged as BOGD Crocodile BOGD Piggyback BOGD SA Terowie BOGD Transporter Break Of Gauge Device Railway Accident ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Thursday 28 February 1907, page 4
    Article 115 words

    The engine known as "Big Ben," which was so badly knocked about in the railway collision at Petersburg Station last month, has been sent to the Islington ...
  • DAMAGED RAILWAYLINE Repairs at Wangaratta [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 22 April 1935, page 13
    Article 131 words

    WANGARATTA, Sunday.—Following the derailment of 14 trucks on Friday when a motor-waggon struck a goods train on the North Wangaratta crossing, a steam ...
  • TRUCKS DERAILED. Level Crossing Smash. TRAIN PASSENGERS DELAYED. MELBOURNE, Friday. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 20 April 1935, page 11
    Article 203 words

    Three men were injured and a number of trucks were derailed, when a collecting motor waggon belonging to Holdenson and Nielson Fresh Food Pty., Ltd., struck a heavily laden ...
  • WAGGON CRASHES INTO TRAIN THREE INJURED; 14 TRUCKS DERAILED DAMAGE TO PERMANENT WAY PASSENGERS BY EXPRESSES DELAYED [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 20 April 1935, page 19
    Article 749 words

    WANGARATTA, Friday.—Three men were injured and a number of trucks was derailed when a cream collecting motor-waggon belonging to Holdenson and Nielson Fresh Food Pty. Ltd. struck a heavily laden goods train at the North Wangaratta crossing at 4 p.m. ...
  • Bursting of a Gauge. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 28 May 1890, page 2
    Article 32 words

    The glass, used as the gauge in a locomotive engine burst at Inglewood, and the escaping boiling water terribly scalded the driver, John Pearce. ...
  • ANOTHER SELECTION OF "CAMERODDITIES" FROM READERS [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 27 July 1940Supplement: The Argus Week-end Magazine, page 7
    Article ILLUSTRATED 466 words

    A wide range of subjects it again I covered in these "Cameroddities" submitted by readers, and a fee it paid for each one published. Klave you ...
  • LOCOMOTIVE COLLISION. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas. : 1899 - 1919) Thursday 12 February 1903, page 3
    Article 15 words

    Sydney, Wednesday.—Two locomatives collided at Murrundi. Both were derailed and much damaged. ...
  • LOCOMOTIVE DERAILED. [ tagged as Auburn railway station Locomotive (2) Railway Accident Railway accidents Railways ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 30 August 1928, page 12
    Article 54 words

    Through a locomotive becoming derailed near Auburn station about 5 p.m. yesterday, the main line was blocked and down trains between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. ran about half nn ...
  • LOCOMOTIVE DERAILED [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Monday 3 November 1947, page 1
    Article ILLUSTRATED 94 words

    Derailed near Campania on Saturday evening, the locomotive of the Hobart express from Launceston rolled on its side and ploughed up the permanent way for about 50 yards. Top picture shows the engine and tender as they came to rest beside the tracks, Lower left: ...
  • Locomotive Derailed [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 15 April 1935, page 3
    Article 65 words

    WODONGA, Sunday.—The locomotive og a special train of the New South Wales Railways, carrying sheep, was derailed during shunting operations on Saturday ...
  • Rail Fatality [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Saturday 2 May 1942Edition: First Edition, page 12
    Article 77 words

    Railway passenger T. Hart was struck and killed by a locmotive last night at Burabadji (on the Wongan Hills-Mullewa line) about 100 miles ...
  • Rail Fatality [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Saturday 2 May 1942Edition: First Edition, page 9
    Article 69 words

    Railway passenger T. Hart was struck and killed by a locmotive last night at Burabadji (on the Wongan Hills-Mullewa line) about 100 miles ...
  • SWEPT FROM HIS ENGINE. GOODS TRAIN DRIVER INJURED. Melbourne, September 30. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 1 October 1927, page 15
    Article 103 words

    The Railway authorities were notified to-day of a serious accident to Driver J. W. Olerenshaw, of Stawell, when driving the 7.30 p.m. Melbourne to Adelaide goods ...
  • PLUCKY DRIVER VANCOUVER, November 19. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Central Queensland Herald (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1930 - 1956) Thursday 24 November 1938, page 14
    Article 93 words

    T. J. O'Neil, a member of Parliament and also locomotive driver, stuck to his throttle today, saving the lives of 200 aboard a Canadian-Pacific ...
  • ELECTRIC TRAIN HITS MOTOR CAR. [ tagged as Fatalities Highett's Crossing Railway accident ]

    Mirror (Perth, WA : 1921 - 1956) Saturday 4 April 1925Section: PICTORIAL SECTION., page 1
    Article ILLUSTRATED 41 words

    Scene at Highelt's [?] Melbourne last Monday right where a motor car arid an electic train collided. Eight persons were killed, and the motor car as shown in the picture was rendered a total wreck. ...
  • Terrible Railway Fatality. TWO MEN KILLED. [ tagged as Bathurst Loco Yards Accident 1918 George Tooby Railway accident ]

    The Dubbo Liberal and Macquarie Advocate (NSW : 1892 - 1954) Friday 15 February 1918, page 3
    Article 358 words

    On Tuesday afternoon a shocking fatality occurred at Bathurst loco, yards, by which two men were instantly killed and a third seriously injured. We ...
  • Tram, train kill [ tagged as Railway Accident Tramway Tramway Accident ]

    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Thursday 17 July 1952, page 3
    Article 21 words

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—A man was killed by a train and a woman by a tram in Sydney to-night. ...
  • TIMBER TRAIN WRECKED; DRIVER KILLED [ tagged as Mill Railway Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Thursday 14 June 1934Edition: HOME EDITION, page 2
    Article 77 words

    MELBOURNE, Thursday. — Skidding on the frost-covered rails on the narrow gauge timber train line near Alexandria, an engine and ten trucks ...
  • EXCURSION TRAIN DERAILED. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Tuesday 30 January 1906, page 5
    Article 57 words

    MELBOURNE, Sunday.—An accident occurred yesterday afternoon. While an excursion train was running on the narrow gauge line between Ferntree Gully and ...
  • ACCIDENT TO A TRAIN. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 24 September 1920, page 7
    Article 43 words

    The engine of the 7.30 train from Adelaide to Henley Beach on Thursday was disabled at Kilkenny, owing to a gauge[?] breaking. The train had to be ...
  • SHUNTER INJURED. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 8 September 1904, page 6
    Article 95 words

    WANGARATTA, Wednesday.—William Wells, 23 years of age, had his right foot severely crushed yesterday, while riding on the end of a truck attached to a train ...
  • ACCIDENT AT WOLSELEY. Wolseley. November 11. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 12 November 1892, page 6
    Article 52 words

    today matthew hall, a porter employed at die railway-station, while engaged coupling a narrow-gauge engine to die train slipped and in falling had his forefinger crushed between ...
  • THE WOLSELEY RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Wednesday 19 April 1899, page 4
    Article 134 words

    W. Crow, the engine-driver of the Melbourne express which collided with the narrow-gauge train at Wolseley Station on April 12, has been disrated for twelve ...
  • FALL FROM TRAIN. BOY FATALLY INJURED. MELBOURNE, November 6. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 7 November 1928, page 25
    Article 87 words

    Falling from the roof of a carriage of a train on the narrow gauge line from Fern Tree Gully to Belgrave this morning, Leonard Pratt (aged 16 ...
  • ACCIDENT ON THE NORTH LINE. ANOTHER AXLE BREAKS. Yongala, March 13. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Axle ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 14 March 1893, page 5
    Article 77 words

    Another axle belonging to a truck forming pare of the narrow gauge passenger train from Adelaide to Port Pirie broke to-day while the train was running slowly into the Yongala ...
  • INTERCOLONIAL. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Adelaide, April 13. RAILWAY COLLISION. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 21 April 1899, page 2
    Article 53 words

    Yesterday the express train to Melbourne, on entering Wolseley, collided with a narrow-gauge engine which was shunting. The express was delayed for ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. FORTY INJURED. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas. : 1899 - 1919) Tuesday 30 January 1906, page 3
    Article 53 words

    Melbourne, Monday.—A locomotive, with three trucks of excursion left 40 persons were injured ...
  • NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, APRIL 25. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Thursday 26 April 1900, page 5
    Article 235 words

    For some time the telephone service of Sydney and suburbs has been a source of great vexation to subscribers. The cause, it is stated, was the substitution of a new ...
  • ENGINEDRIVER SCALDED. Sydney, Tuesday. [ tagged as omas Doyle brother of Richard Robert Doyle also traindriver Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 13 November 1907, page 4
    Article 47 words

    Thomas Doyle, the driver of the Illawarra train, took a fit near Oxford yesterday, and, falling, struck the steam gange cock, which opened, and Doyle ...
  • TASMANIAN ENGINE DRIVER INJURED. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Saturday 9 April 1921, page 6
    Article 70 words

    H. Wilson, the driver of the Burnie-Zeehan train, sustained painful injuries to-day to his left eye. When the train was at Farrell the gauge glass on the ...
  • MURULLA DISASTER INQUEST ENDS. Goods Train Driver and Guard. COMMITTED FOR TRIAL. (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE.) MURRURUNDI, Saturday. [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 11 October 1926, page 11
    Article 943 words

    At the conclusion of the inquest into the deaths of 26 persons in the disaster to the north-west mail train near Murulla on the night of September 13 the District Coroner ...
  • TWO KILLED; ONE HURT Struck By Trains [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 3 May 1941, page 5
    Article 161 words

    Two men were killed and one seriously injured when they were struck by trains in two accidents last night. At Appleton Docks, William Ford, about ...
  • TRUCKS BREAK LOOSE. Train Stopped in Time. SYDNEY, December 16. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Runaway ]

    Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1885 - 1954) Thursday 17 December 1931, page 5
    Article 65 words

    When E. Callaway and R. Lawless saw two runaway trucks overturn near Unanderra to-day, they went to the nearest bridge and signalled to the ...
  • STATION YARD CRASH Vans Break Away [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Runaway ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 14 July 1938, page 3
    Article 116 words

    ADELAIDE, Wednesday.—Serious damage was narrowly averted at Mount Gambier raliway station to-day when two vans of sheep consigned from Naracoorte ...
  • CATASTROPHE ON THE EASTERN RAILWAY. A TRAIN OFF THE LINE. THREE MEN INJURED. [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway Accident ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Thursday 10 December 1885, page 3
    Article 2692 words

    An acculent of an alarming character took place on the Eastern Railway, at Greenmount, on Tuesday night, to a goods train on its way to Perth. Between the ...
  • EXPRESS DERAILED RESULT OF HEAVY RAIN PASSENGERS ESCAPE ADELAIDE, Friday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Derailment ]

    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Friday 27 December 1929Edition: HOME FINAL EDITION, page 1
    Article 496 words

    Heavy rain was responsible for the derailment of a portion of the express from Melbourne 46½ miles from Adelaide this morning. ...
  • TWO MISHAPS ON THE GLENELG RAILWAY. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Friday 5 September 1902, page 4
    Article 219 words

    Two accidents occurred on the Victoriasquare to Glenelg railway on Wednesday afternoon, but happily neither was attended with serious results. When the 4.35 ...
  • THE SYDNEY RAILWAY DISASTER. Some Theories Advanced. Similar Accidents. [ tagged as Railway Accident Washaway ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Saturday 23 February 1901, page 3
    Article 1443 words

    So far nothing has come to light which affords any clue as to what caused Friday night's disaster (remarks the Daily Telegraph ...
  • SERIOUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT. DISASTER TO THE PERTH-ALBANY EXPRESS. THROWN OFF THE LINE. THE FIREMAN KILLED. PERTH, February 18. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Animal Railway Brake Vacuum WA ]

    Kalgoorlie Western Argus (WA : 1896 - 1916) Thursday 24 February 1898, page 27
    Article 1882 words

    At a late hour last night news reached the city of a railway accident, which occurred early in the evening between York and Beverley to the express train from Perth to ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENTS. TO THE EDITOR. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Breakaway Txxt Tear ]

    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Monday 7 May 1894, page 3
    Article 181 words

    SIR,—With three instances of a breakaway of one part of a train from the other, in as many weeks, the inevitable careful enquiry can never, be satisfactory to the ...
  • FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT ON THE NORTH LINE. VERDICT OF THE JURY. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Tricycle William Davis ]

    Burra Record (SA : 1878 - 1954) Friday 4 July 1890, page 3
    Article 1898 words

    The inquest commenced on Saturday last at the Bon Accord Hotel, Aberdeen, on the body of William Davis, a ganger on the north line, who was killed by a special cattle train on the ...
  • RUNAWAY TRUCKS. CRASH INTO GOODS TRAIN. GUARD'S FATAL LEAP. ENGINE CREW'S ESCAPE. SENSATION NEAR MACEDON. (BY OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) [ tagged as Macedon Macedon Railway Mishap 1922 Ncmplt Railway (Picture) Railway Accident Railway Accident Runaway Train Train accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 6 February 1922, page 7
    Article ILLUSTRATED 2488 words

    Travelling at a terrific speed, thirteen trucks and a guard's van, which had broken away from a goods train travelling to Bendigo, dashed back down the ...
  • SYDNEY TRAIN SMASH SEVERAL CARRIAGES DAMAGED Sydney, Thursday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident NSW Lindfield ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Thursday 15 August 1929, page 1
    Article 100 words

    In connection with the Lindfield railway accident it was found that only for the fact that the train struck an overhead wire standard, which stood ...
  • No title [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Saturday 8 October 1904, page 2
    Article 22 words

    A resident of Carlingford, named James Martin, was killed at Clyle railway station through falling between the carriage and the platform. ...
  • LATEST TELEGRAMS. (From our own Correspondent.) ADELAIDE May 17th. Colonial and Intercolonial. [ tagged as Queensland Partition Railway Accident ]

    Northern Territory Times and Gazette (Darwin, NT : 1873 - 1927) Saturday 21 May 1887, page 3
    Article 1782 words

    Six of the unfortunates who were injured in the late accident on the Victorian Railways have since died. Mr. Lempriere, ...
  • News and Notes. [ tagged as BOGD Exchange Body BOGD Neily Break Of Gauge Device Railway Accident ]

    Euroa Advertiser (Vic. : 1884 - 1920) Friday 15 August 1902, page 4
    Article 354 words

    The "Pall Mall Gazette" publishes the statement that in view of the fact that well directed shells are capable of destroying the nets by means of which ...
  • VICTORIA. Friday. [ tagged as Lashes Railway accident Txxt Odd Line ]

    Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Saturday 3 September 1881, page 2
    Article 69 words

    Mr. Stephen, one of the sufferers by the railway accident, still lingers. The Government admits no liability to the claims for compensation of those ...
  • RAILWAY MISHAP HORSE TRUCKS DERAILED [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Monday 4 July 1910, page 3
    Article 84 words

    A special horse train from Kalgoorlie to Perth met with an accident when entering tho Bayswater station shortly after o'clock this morning. Two of ...
  • Mr. H. Hainsworth's Death [ tagged as H Hainsworth's death Railway accident ]

    Nepean Times (Penrith, NSW : 1882 - 1962) Saturday 27 October 1917, page 3
    Article 2052 words

    The Coroner (Mr. Arthur Judges, J.P.) held an inquest at the Court House, Penrith, on Wednesday last, touching the death of the late Mr. Hugh Hainsworth, who died from injuries ...
  • Disastrous Railway Accident. ONE KILLED AND SIX WOUNDED. [ tagged as railway accident railway disaster ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Saturday 4 October 1884, page 5
    Article 3345 words

    A TERRIBLE, railway disaster, resulting in the death of an engine driver and the serious injury of six passengers, occurred on the railway between Brisbane and Ipswich, in a ...
  • Railwayman Killed [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 19 December 1951, page 6
    Article 45 words

    Goulburn.—Leslie Miners, 47, of 37 Goldsmith Street, Goulburn, was killed while examining a length of ...
  • GANGERS STRUCK BY TRAIN. One Killed; Two Injured. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 11 July 1924, page 15
    Article 92 words

    SYDNEY, Thursday.— Three men were working in a gang on the railway line at Moss Vale (New South Wales) when they were struck by a train Andrew Carter ...
  • YOUTHS CRUSHED ON TRAIN Stole Ride to Seek Work MELBOURNE, Sunday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Monday 6 March 1939Edition: LATEST NEWS EDITION and DAILY, page 7
    Article 83 words

    Two unemployed youths who had been seeking work in the country for two years were crushed by railway sleepers when they boarded a goods ...
  • FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. A CHILD KILLED. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 17 October 1895, page 6
    Article 144 words

    A fatality happened on the railway line from Brighton Bench to Sandringham last evening. A lad named Henry John Prender was playing with some other children near ...
  • RUN OVER BY A TRAIN. RAILWAY GANGER'S DEATH SYDNEY, June 19. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 20 June 1911, page 4
    Article 157 words

    A Coroner's inquiry has been opened in relation to the death of a railway gange[?] named Edward Blunt, who was run over and killed by the Brisbane mail train at ...
  • NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON, May 19. RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Thursday 20 May 1897, page 4
    Article 36 words

    Two platelayers and one gange have been dismissed and an inspector reduced, as the result of an inquiry into the recent railway ...
  • Flagman killed on train line [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 15 October 1953, page 5
    Article 44 words

    Arthur Lawrence, about 50, of Durham st., Richmond, a railway flagman, was killed by a ...
  • Dead Body of Infant. ON RAILWAY LIME. [ tagged as Railway Accident Txxt Mark ]

    Nambour Chronicle and North Coast Advertiser (Qld. : 1922 - 1954) Friday 22 May 1925, page 9
    Article 88 words

    Quite a sensation was created at Cooroy on Wednesday evening last, when if became know that Mr. J. Fisher, gange [?] of the local railway ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. A TRAIN DERAILED. Melbourne, July 25. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 26 July 1921, page 7
    Article 58 words

    A carriage of a train on the narrow-gange railway running to Ferntree Gully [?] derailed this morning through striking loose timber lying across the rails. One ...
  • Mishap to a Trolly Car. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [ tagged as Camden Railway Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Tuesday 5 May 1903Edition: SECOND EDITION, page 2
    Article 76 words

    While descending a s[?] gradient on the railway line as Camden on Sunday night, a trolly car, going at a last rate and containing eight gangers, ...
  • A TRAGIC ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Dowling obituary Railway accident ]

    Nepean Times (Penrith, NSW : 1882 - 1962) Saturday 19 June 1915, page 3
    Article 449 words

    We regret to have to record the death, under regretfully tragic circumstances, of Mr Thomas Dowling, well-known in Penrith, on Saturday ...
  • SIX KILLED IN RAIL COLLISION EDMONTON, (Alberta), November 22 [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Northern Miner (Charters Towers, Qld. : 1874 - 1954) Thursday 23 November 1950, page 1
    Article 81 words

    At least six persona were killed and an undetermined number injured today when a troop train and a passenger train collided in the Rocky ...
  • A RAILWAY SUICIDE. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Queanbeyan Age (NSW : 1867 - 1904) Thursday 7 April 1870, page 4
    Article 359 words

    MR. PARTON, the deputy-coroner for the Western Division of Surrey, held an inquest on Wednesday evening at Victoria Inn, Shaldford, near Guildford, on the ...
  • Head-On Rail Smash At Manoora [ tagged as Leigh Creek Coal Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Tuesday 17 August 1954, page 3
    Article 150 words

    Two locomotives collided head-on in the Manoora railway yards at 9.20 a.m. ...
  • RAILWAY FATALITY AT PORT PIRIE. Port Pirie. May 1. [ tagged as Fatal Railway Accident Railway Accident S Latimer Shunter Killed ]

    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 5 May 1917, page 16
    Article 106 words

    At the railway goods yard at about mid-day to-day Mr. S. Latimer, who joined the service about two months ago, was run over by some trucks and had both legs so badly ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT PORT PIRIE. Port Pirie, April 16. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Monday 18 April 1892, page 5
    Article 76 words

    A young man named Gunnell, employed at the railway station, met with an unfortunate accident early this morning. It is supposed that he tried to step on the engine which was ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENTS. PORT PIRIE FATALITY. Port Pirie, March 24. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Regrading ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 25 March 1914, page 14
    Article 353 words

    Mr. S. J. Mitchell, S.M., conducted an inquest to-day into the circumstances surrounding the death of Samuel Rodgers, an old man. who was knocked down by an ...
  • RAILWAY TRUCK FATALITY. Port Pirie, Tuesday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 31 July 1912, page 8
    Article 54 words

    F. C. Squires was killed yesterday by being run over by a Port Pirie railway truck on the Baltic Wharf. The Railway Commissioner has received a report ...
  • FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. EX-PIRIE RESIDENT KILLED. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Thursday 14 January 1915, page 4
    Article 100 words

    Driver Alexander M'Innes, who, until about two months ago, was a resident of Port Pirie, was (says the "Recorder") killed by falling off a ...
  • PAINFUL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. Port Pirie, December 27. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 4 January 1902, page 32
    Article 142 words

    An accident of a very painful and serious nature happened on Thursday last to a guard named Jenkins, employed at the Iron Knob railway. By some means he was ...
  • SERIOUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT. Port Pirie, November 2. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 3 November 1903, page 8
    Article 135 words

    A young man, Alfred Warren, attempted to jump on the turn as it was starting from Ellen-street station this morning, and when opposite the Exchange Hotel he ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT PORT PIRIE, PORTER INJURED. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954) Tuesday 19 June 1923, page 3
    Article 75 words

    At the Port Pirie railway goods yard a serious accident happened to Walter Deed, a porter. His thigh was badly fractured, and he also received a ...
  • A RAILWAY SMASH. Port Pirie, March 19. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 24 March 1917, page 16
    Article 71 words

    An accident occurred at the Port Pirie South railway yards on Thursday. The lines inside the yard were blocked with inward and outward stock, and a train was ...
  • RAILWAY FATALITY AT PORT PIRIE. Port Pirie, January 18. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 26 January 1907, page 40
    Article 706 words

    An inquest was held at the courthouse to day concerning the death of William Alfred Condon, the young man, 19 years of age, who died yesterday evening as a result of ...
  • THE RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT SPENCER STREET. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 13 June 1877, page 6
    Article 1330 words

    The serious collision which took place between two trains at the Spencer-street railway station on Monday afternoon was a prominent subject of conversation in town ...
  • St. Marys Railway Fatality THE INQUEST. [ tagged as O'Brien death O'Brien inquest railway accident ]

    Nepean Times (Penrith, NSW : 1882 - 1962) Saturday 9 August 1919, page 2
    Article 1007 words

    An inquest concerning the death of John Edward O'Brien, who was accident-any killed in St. Marys goods yard on the 28th July, was held by the district ...
  • A RAILWAY ACCIDENT IN AMERICA. LONDON, September 11. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Capricornian (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1875 - 1929) Saturday 16 September 1905, page 22
    Article 36 words

    A train on the elevated railway in New York encountered an open switch and a car was precipitated into the street. Ten people were killed and twenty-five ...
  • KILLED ON THE LINE. MICHAEL DUANE LOSES HIS LIFE. VERDICT OF ACCIDENTAL DEATH. [ tagged as Ellen Duane Michael Duane railway accident ]

    Independent (Footscray, Vic. : 1883 - 1922) Saturday 27 October 1900, page 3
    Article 835 words

    A MAGISTERIAL enquiry was held at the Footscray Court, before Mr D. Mitchell, J.P., on Thursday afternoon touching the death of Michael Duane, a laborer residing ...
  • THE LATE RAILWAY ACCIDENTS. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    South Australian Weekly Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1881 - 1889) Saturday 24 March 1883, page 23
    Article 451 words

    The following reports hare been received by the Government with respect to the two accidents which occurred on the Nairne railway line on Wednesday and Thursday ...
  • BENDIGO EXPRESS DERAILMENT. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 14 June 1919, page 18
    Article 140 words

    CASTLEMAINE, Friday.—Judge Wusley, Messrs. G.Higgins and C.Oliver (assessors), Mr. Normand (of the Crown Law department), Mr. ...
  • COUNTRY NEWS. A MAN CRUSHED TO DEATH. JUNEE, Thursday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 27 July 1900, page 4
    Article 83 words

    A terrible accident occurred at the locomotive sheds this evening. John Garratt, a boilermaker's labourer was working between am engine and a tender, which had been separated, when another ...
  • COUNTRY NEWS. [ tagged as Moree Inverell Railway Railway Accident ]

    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 4 August 1900, page 8
    Article 2206 words

    The Goulburn Council has decided to spend £200 in repairing the streets damaged by the recent floods. The owner of Bolivia Station, near Tenterfield, ...
  • CAMPANIA RAILWAY DISASTER THE INQUEST CONTINUED. EVIDENCE OF DEPARTMENTAL ENGINEERS. [ tagged as Garratt Locomotive Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Wednesday 8 March 1916, page 7
    Article 3083 words

    The inquest on the victims in the recent railway disaster was continued yesterday at the No. 2 Criminal Court, Campbell-street, before the Coroner (Mr. ...
  • GARRATT WHEEL LIFTED OFF RAILS [ tagged as Garratt Locomotive ASG Railway Accident ]

    Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1885 - 1954) Wednesday 24 October 1945, page 1
    Article 214 words

    BRISBANE, October 25.—In rounding sharp curves, one of the driving wheel of a Garratt locomotive lifted clear of the road and on several ...
  • British Extracts. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Points Railway Single Line Working ]

    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Wednesday 1 November 1854, page 3
    Article 506 words

    FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT.—There was a fatal accident on the North-Western Railway on Thursday morning. North of Coventry the down-line of rails is undergoing repair, and the ...
  • Dead Swagman Found On Railway Track SYDNEY, December 1. [ tagged as Oolong Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Friday 2 December 1932, page 26
    Article 52 words

    An unknown man was found dead, with a fractured skull, on a steep grade of the railway line between Gunning and Oolong. A swag was ...
  • BODY ON RAILWAY LINE SYDNEY, Thursday. [ tagged as Oolong Railway Accident ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Friday 2 December 1932Edition: DAILY, page 3
    Article 56 words

    An unknown man was found dead to-day with a fractured skull on a steep grade of the railway line between Gunning and Oolong. A swag was ...
  • GANGER CUT TO PIECES. Sydney, November 10. [ tagged as Oolong Railway Accident ]

    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 16 November 1907, page 41
    Article 56 words

    Early yesterday morning Charles O'Neill, a ganger, was run over at Oolong Siding, near Yass, by the second division of the Melbourne express and cut to pieces. The ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT YERONG CREEK. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Tuesday 26 January 1892, page 3
    Article 147 words

    A railway accident occurred on Saturday last at Yerong Creek, a small railway station between Albury and Wagga Wagga. The special up goods train collided with a mixed ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT YERONG CREEK. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) ALBURY, MONDAY. [ tagged as Distance Signal Home Signal Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 26 January 1892, page 5
    Article 500 words

    A railway accident, similar in character to that which nearly had the effect of wrecking the Sydney express at Culcairn a few months ago, happened on Saturday night at Yerong Creek, a small wayside ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. ENGINE OFF THE LINE. ZEEHAN, January 11. [ tagged as Garratt locomotive LRRSA North East Dundas Tramway Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Friday 12 January 1912, page 3
    Article 132 words

    One of the new Garrat patent engines bringing a load of ore from Williamsford to Confidence Saddle. North-East Dundas tramway, ran off the line this ...
  • Fatal Railway Accident at Sydney. (Echo, May 24.) [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Distance Signal ]

    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 27 May 1876, page 10
    Article 674 words

    The City Coroner held an [?]nquest on Wednesday morning, at Drake's Termin[?]s Inn, Ashfield, concerning the death of a man named Walter Selbridge, who was found dead on the railway line on the ...
  • SCOTCH RAILWAY ACCIDENT. HOME AND DISTANCE SIGNALS. LONDON, April 16. [ tagged as Distance Signal Home Signal Railway Accident ]

    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Saturday 18 April 1914, page 7
    Article 100 words

    At the inquiry into the train collision at Burntisland the fireman of the goods train stated that he saw the express approaching and drew the attention of the ...
  • SIGNALMAN'S DEATH. WEST MAITLAND, Friday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 12 February 1916, page 18
    Article 109 words

    On Wednesday night a signalman named John Meehan, 28, was on duty at the East Greta signal cabin and after being relieved at midnight left to go to his home in ...
  • PAINTER SERIOUSLY INJURED. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 16 September 1907, page 5
    Article 62 words

    John Hood, 57, residing in Hecley-street, Paddington, was painting a signal-post at Redfern Railway Station on Friday, when he fell to the ground, a distance of about ...
  • EXETER RAILWAY SMASH. CORONIAL ENQCIRY. FOC OBSCCRED DISTANT SIGNAL. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    Zeehan and Dundas Herald (Tas. : 1890 - 1922) Friday 20 March 1914, page 3
    Article 129 words

    Sydney, Thursday Evening,— The coroner couci[?]ed his enquiry in con[?]non with the Exeter railway sn[?]sh at Bowral to-day. ...
  • THE RAILWAY DISASTER. FNGINEDRIVER OF THE MAIL TRAIN. DISTANT SIGNAL OPEN, HOME SIGNAL AGAINST HIM. SAW LATTER TOO LATE. Sydney, Monday Afternoon. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Tuesday 17 March 1914, page 4
    Article 102 words

    The enginedriver of the Temora mail train is a resident of Goulburn; he is suffering severely from shock, and is greatly distressed. He stated to-day ...
  • TRAIN DISASTER Signalman's Blunder Distant Signal at "Clear." LETS THE EXPRESS THROUGH LONDON, April 16. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Friday 17 April 1914Edition: THIRD EDITION, page 7
    Article 114 words

    An inquiry is being held into the collision between the Aberdeen express train and the goods train at Burntisland. ...
  • DANGER SIGNAL SEEN TOO LATE. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Saturday 21 March 1914, page 38
    Article 109 words

    Driver P. H. Irwin, who was in charge of the Temora mail, is suffering from shock. He is at his home at Goulburn. The driver states that the distant signal was ...
  • THE RAILWAY DISASTER. INQUEST PROCEEDINGS STARTED. WAS THE SIGNALLING APPARATUS DEFECTIVE? [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Thursday 19 March 1914, page 5
    Article 276 words

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—At the inquest opened at Bowral in connection with the Exeter disaster, the stepfather of one of the killed asked that the case be heard ...
  • THE RAILWAY COLLISION TRIAL OF MILBURN AND DOLMAN. CHIEF JUSTICE SUMS UP. MELBOURNE, This Afternoon. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Thursday 8 October 1908, page 4
    Article 245 words

    This morning the Chief Justice summed up in the case of Milburn and Dolman, who stand charged with manslaughter in connection with the great ...
  • EXETER DISASTER. EVIDENCE AT INQUEST. WAS THE DISTANT SIGNAL OFF? DENSITY OF THE FOG. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 20 March 1914, page 9
    Article 3476 words

    BOWRAL (N.S.W.), Thursday.—The inquest on the victims of the Exeter disaster was resumed here at 10 o'clock this morning before the coroner (Mr. Taylor) and a ...
  • THE WOLSELEY RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident Railway Regulation ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 18 April 1899, page 4
    Article 141 words

    An enquiry has been held into the recent accident at Wolseley by the Traffic Superintendent, the resident engineer, and the fitter in charge at Bordertown (on ...
  • THE SUNSHINE DISASTER. A DEPARTMENT INQUIRY. Melbourne, Thursday. [ tagged as Distant Signal Home Signal Railway Accident Railway Regulation ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Thursday 1 April 1909, page 2
    Article 182 words

    A departmental board is to meet on Monday to inquire into the Sunshine railway disaster. Driver Milburn will be charged with ...
  • BUNDAMBA TRAIN SMASH Signal Discrepancy TOOWOOMBA, April 18. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    The Central Queensland Herald (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1930 - 1956) Thursday 20 April 1939, page 22
    Article 347 words

    The inquiry into the Bundamba train smash, when Drivers Skehan and Curtis were killed, was resumed today. Arthur Long, guard, stated that he ...
  • EXETER RAILWAY DISASTER GROUNDS FOR DISMISSAL OF DRIVER AND FIREMAN. Sydney, Monday. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Monday 1 June 1914, page 4
    Article 177 words

    With reference to the dismissal of Driver Irwin and Fireman Terrett, who were concerned in the Exeter railway smash, it now appears that the ...
  • LIVERPOOL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 23 December 1915, page 5
    Article 104 words

    The board appointed to inquire into the cause of the raliway accident which occurred at Liverpool on the 13th instant has submitted a report to the Chief Commissioner. ...
  • RICHMOND DISASTER. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 11 August 1910Edition: MORNINGS., page 3
    Article 100 words

    In the railway inquiry Guard Davitt, of the first train. was affected to tears in giving his evidence. Driver Melville, of the second train, ...
  • DRIVER ACQUITTED TRIAL FOLLOWS RAIL SMASH LONDON, Nov. 30 [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Monday 3 December 1928Edition: DAILY, page 6
    Article 111 words

    Aldington, the driver of the express train, which came into collision with a goods train at Charfield some weeks ago, and who was charged with ...
  • WERE THERE SUFFICIENT PRECAUTIONS? [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident Railway Accident Braybrook Junction ]

    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 25 April 1908, page 43
    Article 188 words

    The departmental officers seem to have acted on the impression that the line being for a great distance absolutely straight no enginedriver would have any sort of excuse ...
  • A STARTLING THEORY. BOWRAL, March 16. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident Railway Regulation ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Tuesday 17 March 1914, page 7
    Article 230 words

    Intense interest has been aroused in local railway circles by the statement made by Driver Jrwin, of the Temora mail, as reported that the down distant and ...
  • PORTER ON CHARGE OF MANSLAUGHTER Outcome Of Victorian Rail Smash [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Thursday 19 September 1935, page 15
    Article 303 words

    William Herbert Godfrey, operating porter at Mangalore, was committed for trial in Melbourne this week on a charge of manslaughter ...
  • THE DRIVER'S STORY. "HOME SIGNAL UP BUT COULD NOT BE SEEN." BRAKES APPLIED TOO LATE. GOULBURN, Sunday. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Monday 16 March 1914Edition: DAILY., page 6
    Article 141 words

    Mr P. H. Irwin, the driver in charge of the Temora mail engine, is a resident of Goulbarn, and an old and experienced driver. As soon as he arrived at ...
  • Liverpool Railway Accident. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 24 December 1915, page 4
    Article 180 words

    The board appointed to inquire into the cause of the railway accident which occurred at Liverpool on the 13th instant has submitted a report to the chief ...
  • NEWTOWN RAILWAY COLLISION. FINDINGS OF ENQUIRY BOARD. Sydney, May 28. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Monday 29 May 1916, page 9
    Article 148 words

    The Railway Enquiry Board which sat at the Central Station on Friday to investigate the collision between two trains at Newtown on Thursday night has ...
  • THE FOLLOWING APPEARED IN Yesterday's SECOND EDITION. SCOTCH EXPRESS ACCIDENT THE SIGNALMAN'S MISTAKE. (Reuter's Message.) London, Thursday. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Saturday 18 April 1914, page 8
    Article 123 words

    At the inquiry being hold at Burntosland into the cause of the collision bet ween the Scotch express and an engine, the fireman of the goods train ...
  • SOUTH YARRA SIGNALMAN'S STATEMENT. EVERYTHING WORKING RIGHT. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 20 July 1910, page 4
    Article 132 words

    The signalman (M'Donald), who was in the box at South Yarra, yesterday said: "I was in charge of the trains until Richmond gave me permission to ...
  • CORONER'S INQUESTS. FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE PORT RAILWAY. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889) Tuesday 22 October 1878, page 5
    Article 2908 words

    On Monday morning, October 21, Mr. T. Ward, J.P., City Coroner, held an inquest at the Destitute Asylum into the circumstances attending the death of Thomas Morris, who was ...
  • KILLED ON THE RAILWAY. AN IRONMOULDER MANGLED. [ tagged as Island Platform Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 6 March 1896, page 6
    Article 147 words

    About 9 o'clock yesterday morning the mangled body of a man was found lying on the rails of the "island" platform at Spencer-street railway station. The ambulance ...
  • Another Railway Fatality. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 17 August 1889, page 30
    Article 234 words

    Another fatal railway accident occurred between 12 and 1 o'clock on Saturday last. This time it was on the northern line, and within a few hundred yards of the Thornleigh station. As the ...
  • A Railway Accident. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 23 April 1912, page 6
    Article 98 words

    The goods train due to arrive at Richmond at 4.40 yesterday morning ran into the rear of another goods train due at 1.20, while it was standing at the home ...
  • NEWTOWN COLLISION. Railway Board's Finding. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident ]

    Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Tuesday 30 May 1916, page 2
    Article 146 words

    The railway inquiry board, which investigated the collision between two trains at Newtown on Thursday night, has furnished a report ...
  • The Argus. PUBLISHED DAILY. SATURDAY, JULY 21, 1888. [ tagged as Bastille Railway Accident Railway Landslide Switchback Railway VIC ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 21 July 1888, page 11
    Article 8926 words

    There is matter enough for reflection in the fact that on the three-hundredth a[?]versary of the defeat of the Spanish Armada which begins to-day, England ...
  • A BROKEN RAIL. Train Mishap. FOUR CARRIAGES OFF. LINE. SYDNEY, July 16. [ tagged as Railway Accident Zig Zag Railway ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Monday 17 July 1933, page 11
    Article 169 words

    A tender and four carriages of the Cobar mail train were derailed at a spot about two miles east of Lithgow shortly after. 2 o'clock ...
  • Zig Zag Railway Accident. SYDNEY, December 9. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Gradient 1 in 060 Zig Zag Railway Zig Zag Railway Accident ]

    The Northern Miner (Charters Towers, Qld. : 1874 - 1954) Thursday 10 December 1908, page 5
    Article 548 words

    Further particulars of the zig zag railway disaster last night show, the goods train from Es[?]ank had passed over the zig zag, and was ...
  • KILLED ON THE RAILWAY. [ tagged as Railway Accident Zig Zag Railway WA ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 16 June 1904, page 6
    Article 77 words

    PERTH, Wednesday.—On Millar's Karrri and Jarrah Company's zigzag timber railway, between Yarloop and Waterons, last night a train ran into a dead end in ...
  • SERIOUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accodent Railway Runaway Zig Zag Railway ]

    Warwick Examiner and Times (Qld. : 1867 - 1919) Monday 14 December 1908, page 2
    Article 143 words

    A serious railway accident occurred on Tuesday night last on the zig-zag line in N.S. Wales. A portion of the up goods train broke away at ...
  • SERIOUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] SYDNEY, March 22. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Gradient 1 in 033 Railway Slippery Rails Zig Zag Railway ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 23 March 1886, page 6
    Article 488 words

    RUMOURS reached town yesterday that a railway accident had happened at the Zigzag, and that several persons had been killed and many injured, but the following facts have ...
  • ACCIDENT ON THEE WESTERN LINE. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) LITHGOW, WEDNESDAY. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Trolley Zig Zag Railway ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 28 June 1888, page 8
    Article 130 words

    An accident occurred yesterday on the railway line between the-Zig-Zag and Eskbank. Four men were returning to Eskbank, from, the bottom points in a trplly, on the down grade. They saw an engine coming behind them, ...
  • LATEST TELEGRAMS. [FROM THE P.T.A.] SYDNEY, December 22. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Collision Zig Zag Railway ]

    Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954) Saturday 23 December 1882, page 2
    Article 190 words

    There is [?] thing new in political matters, and the elections conclude to-day. The general opinion is, that the Government will tender their resignation in a few days. ...
  • 13 DIE AT LEVEL CROSSING TRAIN SLICES CHURCH BUS IN TWO NEAR SORONIA [ tagged as Boronia Railway Crossing accident 13 dead June 1952 railway accident Strathmore Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 2 June 1952, page 1
    Article ILLUSTRATED 849 words

    THIRTEEN people were killed and nearly 20 injured last night at Boronia level crossing. An electric train sliced through a bus ...
  • ALBURY EXPRESS DELAYED Accident to Engine at Beveridge [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 26 September 1933, page 7
    Article 138 words

    The Albury express train, which left Melbourne at 4 p.m. yesterday, was delayed for an hour and a half near Beveridge, 26 miles from Melbourne. As the ...
  • SYDNEY EXPRESS. Mishap Near Melbourne. PASSENGERS UNHURT. MELBOURNE, Monday. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 26 September 1933, page 12
    Article 156 words

    The first division of the Sydney express to Albury, which left Melbourne at 4 p.m. to-day, met with a mishap near Beveridge, about 20 miles from Melbourne. ...
  • WHEEL BREAKS. Sydney Express Engine. TRAIN NOT DERAILED. MELBOURNE, September 25. The first division of the Sydney express, which left Spencer Street this afternoon, had a serious engine breakdown at Beveridge. One of the wheels of the engine broke off owing to the collapse of the axle. [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Tuesday 26 September 1933, page 15
    Article 110 words

    The train came to a standstill. The broken wheel, after leaving the engine, careered along the line, and ploughed in the bank for about 100 yards. The ...
  • Engine Mishap Delays Sydney Express MELBOURNE. September 25 [ tagged as railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Tuesday 26 September 1933, page 10
    Article 163 words

    The first division of the Sydney express to Albury. which left Melbourne at 4 p.m. today, met with a mishap near Beveridge about 20 miles from ...
  • MAN KILLED In City Railway Tunnel. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Tunnel ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 17 December 1934, page 9
    Article 191 words

    Angus Breadalbane Campbell, 52, a grazier, of the Uralla district, was cut to pieces by a train in the underground railway between the Town Hall and Wynyard stations, about ...
  • TRAIN OUT OF CONTROL DASHES THROUGH CROYDON STATION CRASHES INTO STANDING CARRIAGES DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT £26,000 NO PASSENGERS, BUT CREWS INJURED [ tagged as Croydon railway station railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 11 February 1935, page 9
    Article ILLUSTRATED 1986 words

    Extensive damage to rolling-stock, but no loss of life, was caused when an electric passenger tretin travelling from Ringwood to Croydon got out of control and crashed at 60 miles an hour into a stationary train 100 yards north ...
  • KILMORE RAILWAY ACCIDENT EXAMINATION OF BRAKE. JURY'S VERDICT. ACCIDENTAL DEATH. [ tagged as railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 28 November 1910, page 9
    Article 1103 words

    BENDIGO, Saturday.—The adjourned inquest on the body of James Ryan, the driver of the train which was wrecked at the deadend at Kilmore on November 19, was ...
  • THE RAILWAYS. GEMBROOK ACCIDENT. DRIVER SHEEHAN'S APPEAL. [ tagged as railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 17 May 1906, page 8
    Article 1347 words

    Arthur Aquilla Sheehan, the driver of the trin which was derailed in the Gembrook accident, has appcaled against his reduction to the position of fireman for ...
  • THE FAIRFIELD RAILWAY OUTRAGE. JOHNSON AND LOVERING FOUND GUILTY. REMANDED FOR SENTENCE. [ tagged as railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 8 February 1900, page 6
    Article 763 words

    The two youths, George Johnson and Henry Lovering, were tried at the Criminal Court yesterday, before Judge Casey, on the charge of diverting the points of the ...
  • ADVERTISEMENTS FOR LABOR. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS. [ tagged as railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 29 April 1859, page 5
    Article 1111 words

    Sir,—Suffer me to complain of a singularly vague advertisement, which appeared in The Argus of Tuesday and yesterday, in these words. "Wanted Stonebreakers on the Sydney-road. ...
  • THE GEELONG AND MELBOURNE RAILWAY. To the Editor of the Argus. [ tagged as Level Crossing VIC Werribee railway accident Railway Fencing Railway Tickets ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 14 September 1857, page 6
    Article 2394 words

    Sir,—As various newspaper paragraphs, anonymous letters, rumors, and reports have been in circulation during the last two months as to the management of this line and as to the ...
  • VICTORIAN GOSSIP. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [ tagged as railway accident ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Saturday 20 January 1906Edition: DAILY., page 8
    Article 573 words

    A telegraph messenger, named Norman Martin, aged 13 years, was thrown off a tram-car going at full speed over Prince's Bridge, and, although pitched ...
  • RUNAWAY RAILWAY TRUCKS. CAREER ENDS IN BIG SMASH. Sydney, January 23. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Breakaway ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 24 January 1917, page 7
    Article 160 words

    Shortly before midnight on Monday, train laden with about 500 tons of coal, was proceeding towards Waterfall station from Helensburgh, when 20 trucks, ...
  • RAIL COLLISION [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Monday 13 February 1939, page 1
    Article 70 words

    BARCELONA, February 12.—A railway collision at San Gerpasio yesterday caused the deaths of 31 people and injury to 110 others. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENTS. [ tagged as railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 10 March 1879, page 6
    Article 1498 words

    Subjoined is a list of the accidents that occurred on the Victorian Railways, exclusive of the Melbourne and Hobson's Bay Company's lines, during the six months ...
  • THE RAILWAY SMASH INQUEST RESUMED THE BRAKE QUESTION. MELBOURNE, This Afternoon. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Braybrook Junction Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Thursday 4 June 1908, page 6
    Article 120 words

    The inquest on the Braybrook railway disaster was resumed to-day. Expert evidence was given by several employees of the locomotive and ...
  • RAILWAY COLLISION AT INGLEWOOD. A TERRIFIC SMASH. NARROW ESCAPE OF LIFE. A NUMBER OF PEOPLE INJURED. ESTIMATED DAMAGE £600. ALLEGED FAILURE OF THE WESTINGHOUSE BRAKE. Inglewood, 10th February. [ tagged as inglewood michael godfrey Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Tuesday 11 February 1902, page 2
    Article 1026 words

    The town was thrown into a state of consternation shortly after 1 o'clock to-day by a terrific report at the railway station. People quickly proceeded to the station to ...
  • DEGG'S WHISKY. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Braybrook Junction Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 5 May 1908, page 4
    Article 38 words

    No other whisky brings so high a price straight from the "still."— [Advt.] The Railway Disaster at Braybrook: Westinghouse ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT NEAR GOULBURN. AN ENGINE AND TRUCKS DERAILED. THE WESTINGHOUSE BRAKE. (By Telegraph from our Correspondent.) SYDNEY, June 15. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Tuesday 16 June 1896, page 5
    Article 287 words

    A serious railway accident occurred at Goulburn shortly before 3 o'clock this morning. The Cooma mail train, consisting of an engine, seventeen trucks, ...
  • MURULLA TRAIN SMASH DRIVER AND GUARD FOR TRIAL ON MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE Sydney, Monday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse Railway Coupler Railway Coupler Breakage ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Monday 11 October 1926, page 1
    Article 256 words

    At the conclusion of the inquest into the Murulla disaster, in which 26 people lost their lives, the coroner committed Driver Turner and Guard ...
  • MURULLA RAILWAY SMASH. Driver and Guard on Trial. Sydney, Dec. 6. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse Railway Coupler Railway Coupler Accident Railway Coupler Rope ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Tuesday 7 December 1926, page 7
    Article 358 words

    There was an echo of the Murulla railway disaster to-day, when Ernest Turner (38), engine driver, and David Thomas "Davies (35), train guard, were charged ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENTS. COOMA MAIL DERAILED. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Tuesday 21 April 1914, page 2
    Article 541 words

    An alarming accident occurred at Joppa Junction, four miles from Goulburn, on Sunday morning. Fortunately no one was injured. ...
  • NOTES AND QUERIES. AN OLD-TIME RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Monday 27 April 1908, page 9
    Article 96 words

    From "Tourist"—The railway tragedy in Victoria [?] had a special interest for myself. Early in April, 1894 (14 years [?]) with many others from Adelaid. I ...
  • NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, May 19. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Thursday 23 May 1901, page 4
    Article 744 words

    The Federal Minister for Home Affairs is having elaborate maps of the various States prepared for the guidance of the Federal Parliament. Each State is ...
  • THE FRENCH STRIKE. LONDON, Wednesday Afternoon. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954) Friday 14 October 1910, page 5
    Article 199 words

    The men of the Eastern and western Railways and the Lyons Mediterranean line have decided to strike to-day. The British passenger traffic to the ...
  • TO THE EDITOR. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Vacuum Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    South Australian Weekly Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1881 - 1889) Saturday 23 May 1885, page 19
    Article 178 words

    Sir—I must again claim your indulgence to correct at any rate one sentence in Mr. Cotton's letter dated the 16th instant. I have before me the official Blue Book on railway ...
  • Crushed To Death LEIGH CREEK. Oct. 27. [ tagged as Port Augusta Leigh Creek Railway Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Thursday 28 October 1954, page 1
    Article 90 words

    William Ramsay, about 30. driver, of Leigh Creek, was killed instantly here today when ...
  • OTFORD TUNNEL MYSTERY. [ tagged as Otford Tunnel Railway Accident ]

    The Dubbo Liberal and Macquarie Advocate (NSW : 1892 - 1954) Tuesday 20 August 1912, page 2
    Article 95 words

    it is believed that the man John McNamara, who was found dead on the railway line inside Olford tunnel, near Wollongong, was the victim of ...
  • OTFORD TUNNEL MYSTERY. [ tagged as Otford Tunnel Railway Accident ]

    Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Thursday 29 August 1912, page 1
    Article 101 words

    The inquest on the body of John Joseph M'Namara, which was found in the Otford tunnel on the 13th inst., was continued at Wollongong on Monday. ...
  • Otford Tunnel Tragedy. [ tagged as Otford Tunnel Railway Accident ]

    The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser (NSW : 1863 - 1947) Wednesday 21 August 1912, page 2
    Article 343 words

    There is now a theory that the death of John Joseph M'Namara, a railway shunter at Redfern, whose mangled remains were found ...
  • RECENT RAILWAY ACCIDENT. REPLACING THE CARRIAGES TWO ONLY SLIGHTLY DAMAGED. [ tagged as Macalister Railway accident recovery of rolling stock ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 30 July 1909, page 5
    Article 298 words

    The work of replacing the carriages and waggons on the line near Macalister has been practically completed. Two of the carriages wore on the rails on Wednesday, ...
  • SUMMARY FOR EUROPE. INTRODUCTION. [ tagged as Acclimatisation Society Assault on woman Baby farming-wet nursing BOGD Avoided Break Of Gauge Device Earthquake Maldon Edu design Edu secular medicine Blue gum Eucalyptus quinine Private Railways Railway Accident Snow Geelong Sandhurst Subsidised Railways Wives of Thomas Graham Woolen manufacture Geelong ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 13 August 1872Supplement: The Argus Supplement, page 1
    Article 48112 words

    Since the date of our last summary the progress of events in the world of politics has been remarkably quiet, and, for the most part, of a satisfactory ...
  • Death of Quong Tart. [ tagged as Mei Quong Tart (Mei Guangda) ??? 1850-1903 Quong Tart Railway Accident ]

    Queanbeyan Age (NSW : 1867 - 1904) Tuesday 28 July 1903, page 3
    Article 284 words

    THE popular Chinese merchant, Mr. Quong Tart, has joined the great majority. No more genuine or widespread regret, probably could be occasioned by the news of the death ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. Terowie, October 1. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 6 October 1917, page 14
    Article 63 words

    On Saturday last Mr. A. Williams relieving a shunter on the narrow-gauge system, was crushed between two trucks, one of which was a repair truck. Dr Gory ...
  • CORONER'S INQUEST. TEROWIE RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Monday 8 July 1901, page 4
    Article 287 words

    An inquest on the body of Mary Marcella Keanedy, who was found dead on the railway line at Terowie on Thursday night, was held in the local institute on Friday. Mr. James W. Hosking was ...
  • Killed on the Railway. [ tagged as Account of the death of Edward Connell 6th October 1890 death of railway worker railway accident ]

    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Monday 6 October 1890, page 5
    Article 170 words

    NEWCASTLE, Monday.—A man named Edward Connell met with an injury at Cockle Creek about 10'clock on Saturday morning, which proved of such a serious nature that he expired during ...
  • Another Railway Accident MR. FRANK FRYER INJURED. [ tagged as railway accident ]

    Nepean Times (Penrith, NSW : 1882 - 1962) Saturday 21 November 1903, page 4
    Article 339 words

    On Monday evening last, at about 6 o'clock, Mr Frank Fryer, signalman at St. Marys Station, a very popular and obliging officer, and one of the most careful men in the service, whilst assisting to ...
  • Train Derailment at Watervale FREIGHT TRAIN TRAILS POINTS [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Northern Argus (Clare, SA : 1869 - 1954) Thursday 10 February 1949, page 8
    Article 269 words

    THE human factor, always an unknown element, played an important role in an unsual accidental derailment in Watervale railway yards ...
  • The Daily News. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11. A POTENTOUS WARNING. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse Railway Breaks ]

    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Friday 11 December 1885, page 3
    Article 875 words

    MODERN novelists of the sensational school would have thanked their good fortune, could they but have anticipated even in ...
  • EXPRESS WRECKED. OFFICIAL INVESTIGATION. WHEEL SLIPS ON AXLE. LONDON, April 5. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 7 April 1910, page 7
    Article 180 words

    An official report concerning the railway accident at Stoat's Nest, on the London and Briglrton line, on January 29, has been published. The train was a Pullman [?]ar ...
  • A RAILWAY DISASTER. London, Tuesday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Thursday 7 April 1910, page 4
    Article 39 words

    The official report of the Stoats Nest railway disaster states that it was caused by a wheel sliding on the axle. The Government inspector urges ...
  • RAILWAY SMASH. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Thursday 7 April 1910Edition: DAILY, page 5
    Article 40 words

    The official report of the Stoat's Nest railway disaster states that it was caused by a wheel sliding on the axle. The Government inspector urges that severe ...
  • Stoats' Nest Disaster. A SLIDING WHEEL. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Thursday 7 April 1910, page 5
    Article 44 words

    LONDON, Tuesday.—The official reports state that the Stoat's Nest disaster was caused by a wheel sliding on the axle. The Government ...
  • STOAT'S NEST RAILWAY DISASTER. LONDON, Tuesday Afternoon. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954) Thursday 7 April 1910, page 3
    Article 43 words

    The official report of the Stoat's Nest disaster is that it was caused by a wheel sliding on the axle. The Government inspector urges severe railway tests for ...
  • SERIOUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT NEAR GEELONG. EXPLOSION OF A LOCOMOTIVE BOILER AND TOTAL WRECK OF A GOODS TRAlN. [ tagged as Boiler Explosion VR Railway Accident ]

    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Tuesday 26 August 1873, page 3
    Article 434 words

    THE Geelong correspondent of the Melbourne Telegraph writes:—"A catastrophe occurred yesterday monring on the railway line, about a mile from the Geelong station, by which a whole train of carriages ...
  • BOY'S LEGS SEVERED. SYDNEY, Thursday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Moree Gwydir Examiner and General Advertiser (NSW : 1901 - 1940) Thursday 28 February 1929, page 2
    Article 47 words

    John Clune (13), while attemping to alight from a moving electric train at Waitara railway station, lost his footing and fell between the train ...
  • CABLEGRAMS INTER-STATE. VICTORIA. LORD KITCHENER. [ tagged as Railway Accident Ship Accident Tramway Accident ]

    Zeehan and Dundas Herald (Tas. : 1890 - 1922) Saturday 5 February 1910, page 3
    Article 1974 words

    Melbourne, Friday Evening.-Lord Kitchener left Melbourne this afternoon by the Conah for Tasmania, He spent the morning at Federal Government ...
  • Barmedman. ["ADVOCATE" SPECIAL.,] [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette (NSW : 1900 - 1928) Wednesday 29 July 1903, page 2
    Article 376 words

    We are having a splendid season, and farmers must be very well satisfied with their chances of, at last getting a good harvest. The ...
  • GENERAL' WAR CABLES. Bombs on the Greeks. ATHENS, February 23. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 1 March 1917, page 8
    Article 315 words

    The newspaper "Paron" states that German aeroplanes dropped bombs on the Greek steamer Mykali, which was transporting Greek infantry to the ...
  • Serious Railway Accident. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] SYDNEY, July 6. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Warwick Argus (Qld. : 1879 - 1901) Tuesday 10 July 1888, page 2
    Article 659 words

    A mixed train travelling on the Southern line this morning met with a serious accident just before reaching Gunning station. The train was travelling at the rate of thirty miles an ...
  • Our Country Correspondence. Ipswich. March 19. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 20 March 1875, page 9
    Article 1323 words

    THE weather still keeps heavy, and occasional showers fall almost daily. On Wednesday, however, we had it, comparatively speaking, clear until about 7 o'clock in the evening, when it ...
  • SHUNTER INJURED MISHAP AT MACKAY. [ tagged as Level Crossing QLD Mackay Railway Accident ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Wednesday 23 November 1949, page 5
    Article 100 words

    MACKAY, Nov. 22.—A shunter employed by the Railway Department was injured on the Gordonstreet level crossing at 11.15 o'clock ...
  • SHUNTER HURT [ tagged as Level Crossing QLD Mackay Railway Accident ]

    Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1885 - 1954) Wednesday 23 November 1949, page 1
    Article 107 words

    MACKAY, November 22. — A shunter employed by the Railway Department was injured on the Gordon Street level crossing at ...
  • AUSTRALASIAN. [ tagged as Henry Mackaway death Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse Railway Coupler Road Accident ]

    Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954) Thursday 30 December 1926, page 25
    Article 1814 words

    Crossing a flooded gully near Murrurundi on Monday. John L. D. Fox (6S) was drowned. Fire and water caused many thousands ...
  • TRAINS MEET "HEAD ON." FIREMAN INJURED. PASSENGER CAE MOUNTS TRUCK. Occupants' Alarming Experience. [ tagged as Beveridge railway station railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 23 July 1927, page 31
    Article 927 words

    Railway service on the main NorthEastern line were disorganised nearly all day yesterday by a spectacular accident which blocked the "up" line yesterday ...
  • WEEK-END ACCIDENTS. BATHER DROWNED. TRAGEDY IN MERRI CREEK. [ tagged as Carnegie station Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing VIC Carnegie Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 31 December 1923, page 7
    Article 1774 words

    Albert Darlot, aged 37 years, of Campbellfield, near Broadmeadows, was drowned while bathing in the Merri Creek, at Campbellfield, yesterday afternoon. ...
  • KILLED BY TRAINS ELDERLY WOMAN RUN DOWN. SYDNEY, Sunday. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing NSW Normanhurst Railway Accident ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Monday 12 July 1926Edition: DAILY, page 4
    Article 140 words

    Mrs. Kate Jenkins, aged 78' years, who lived with a sister at Ashfield, was killed instantly on Saturday afternoon when ...
  • PRISONER'S LEAP FROM TRAIN. SYDNEY, Sunday. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing NSW Normanhurst Railway Accident ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Monday 12 July 1926, page 11
    Article 714 words

    A prisoner under escort from Narrandera to Goulburn Jail, to which he had been sentenced for two and a half, years for forgery, escaped from the south-west ...
  • N.S.W. Trains Still Among World's Safest By A STAFF CORRESPONDENT [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing NSW Hawkesbury River Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 8 May 1952, page 2
    Article 686 words

    THE anguish and horror which surround a bad train wreck have a way of obscuring facts. ...
  • RAILWAY FATALITIES. SYDNEY, July 13. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing Deaf Level Crossing NSW Normanhurst Railway Accident ]

    Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1885 - 1954) Wednesday 14 July 1926, page 4
    Article 111 words

    The mutllat[?]d body of a young man was found on the railway line near Croydon Station on Saturday night. The police are not certain whether the ...
  • Beaufort Railway Accident. TWO FITTERS SUSPENDED. Ballarat, Thursday. [ tagged as railway accident ]

    Riverine Herald (Echuca, Vic. : Moama, NSW : 1869 - 1954) Friday 1 April 1910, page 2
    Article 132 words

    As a result of the coroner's finding at the inquiry concerning the Beaufort railway disaster, Fitters Baker (Ballarat) and Fewater (Stawell) have been suspended. Reference ...
  • GENERAL NEWS. [ tagged as Lighthouse Railway Accident ]

    The Colac Herald (Vic. : 1875 - 1918) Wednesday 1 March 1905, page 4
    Article 626 words

    Mr W. G. Harman, of the Kyneton district, who has been successfully cultivating the Northern Star pototo, the seed of which, he imported from England, has dug up a ...
  • FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. PORTER DIES ON OPERATING TABLE. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 18 February 1909, page 10
    Article 1197 words

    The Acting Coroner (Dr R. S. Rogers) held an inquest at the Adelaide Hospital on Wednesday on the body of John Francis, a railway porter, who died as the ...
  • North South Line [ tagged as BOGD Convertible Break Of Gauge Device Kingoonya Alice Springs Railway Oodnadatta Alice Springs Railway Railway Accident ]

    Northern Territory Times and Gazette (Darwin, NT : 1873 - 1927) Tuesday 7 October 1924, page 3
    Article 219 words

    Negotiations between the Federal and South Australia Governments in connection with the route and construction of the North South railway ...
  • HORRIBLE DEATH ON THE NORTH KENT RAILWAY. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal (Port Wallaroo, SA : 1865 - 1881) Saturday 13 May 1865, page 5
    Article 611 words

    Some singular facts, illustrative of the enormous increase in the extent of the railway traffic which has taken place of late years, were disclosed at an inquest held by Ms Payne, ...
  • A Runaway Engine [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Runaway Railway Signalbox ]

    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Saturday 3 February 1872, page 3
    Article 295 words

    One of the most remarkable railway disasters ocourred early on November 11 on the Monmouthshire Railway, between Pontypool Road Station and the Waterloo Junction, Newport. It appears that a ...
  • THE KYNETON RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Benjamin Stone Family History Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing VIC Kyneton Railway Accident Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox VIC ]

    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Wednesday 6 November 1878, page 2
    Article 619 words

    The Kyneton Observer gives the following particulars respecting the fatal accident which happened at the Kyneton Railway Station on Monday evening:—A frightful accident ...
  • A Swindler Tricked. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox UK ]

    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Thursday 30 January 1879, page 3
    Article 337 words

    A New York Star reporter has been recently examining the museum of curiosities in the Detectives' Office of that city. "Speaking of counterfeits," said the writer's escort, ...
  • THE FRITE OF TAY DISASTER. TRAIN THROWN INTO THE WATER.—LOSS OF NEARLY 100 LIVES. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox UK ]

    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Thursday 19 February 1880, page 2
    Article 3038 words

    THE Home News of the 2nd January supplies the following account of the giving way of the now bridge over the Tay and the precipitation of the railway train into the water:— ...
  • SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, WEDNESDAY. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox SA ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 22 April 1880, page 6
    Article 116 words

    Three publicans were fined £5 each at the police court to-day, for supplying drink, on Sunday evening, to certain persons who were not travellers or lodgers. Last night the last Port train to town followed the ...
  • NEWS OF THE DAY. [ tagged as Distance Signal Railway Accident Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox NSW ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 16 November 1882, page 7
    Article 4254 words

    IN regard to Egyptian affairs our cable messages of this morning add little to what ia already known. Mr. Gladstone bas officially stated that the British Government proposes entering into a convention with Egypt, ...
  • The Railway Collision at Bathurst. (S. M. Herald.) [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident NSW Railway Collision - Bathurst Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox NSW ]

    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 18 November 1882Supplement: Third sheet to the Maitland Mercury, page 2
    Article 409 words

    With reference to the inquiry recently held into the causes of the railway collision at Bathurst last week, we learn that a report has been prepared for the Minister in which the injuries sustained by the ...
  • Horrible Death of a Railway Porter. CUT TO PIECES BY A TRAIN. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident NSW Railway Fatality - Petersham Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox NSW ]

    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Monday 7 April 1884, page 3
    Article 759 words

    The city coroner (Mr. H. Shiell) this morning held an inquest at the South Sydney morgue on the body of Charles Hare Atkinson, aged 54, who was killed under somewhat mysterious circumstances. It is ...
  • THE GUARD'S DEATH. The Bolting Train on the Zig-Zag. Three Railway Men Charged With Manslaughter. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Runaway Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox NSW Txxt Feint ]

    The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) Saturday 23 January 1909, page 6
    Article 3924 words

    At the Parramatta Quator Serious on "Wednesday, before Judge Docker, the Court sat all day, ami appeared likely to go into the night, hearing a charge ...
  • RICHMOND RAILWAY DISASTER. SPECIAL BOARD OF INQUIRY. BRIGHTON TRAIN DRIVER'S EVIDENCE. Melbourne, August 9. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox VIC ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Wednesday 10 August 1910, page 8
    Article 760 words

    Several witnesses gave evidence to-day before the special Board which is inquiring into the railway disaster which occurred at Richmond on July 18. ...
  • RECENT RAILWAY FATALITY. INQUEST THIS MORNING. VERDICT OF ACCIDENTAL DEATH. "BETTER CROSSING FACILITIES SHOULD BE PROVIDED." [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox WA ]

    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Tuesday 27 February 1900, page 3
    Article 1145 words

    The adjourned inquiry, touching the death of Michael Brown, a night watchman at the Perth railway station, who lost his life through being run over by a ...
  • GRETNA COLLISION. Evidence of Signalman. Admits Error. LONDON, May 26. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident UK Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox UK ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 27 May 1915, page 9
    Article 340 words

    The inquiry into the terrible railway collision at Gretna Green, by which 200 lives were lost, was opened on Tuesday. A signalnan at Quinton Hill, named ...
  • RAILWAY DISASTER, INQUIRY OPENED. SIGNALMAN WHO FORGOT. LONDON, May 25. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident UK Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox UK ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 27 May 1915, page 8
    Article 295 words

    An inquiry was commenced to-day into the cause of the railway disaster near Gretna Green. Signalman Meecham, of Quintin's Hill, ...
  • WARWICK FARM DEATH [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident NSW Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox NSW ]

    The Biz (Fairfield, NSW : 1928 - 1954) Friday 1 March 1935, page 5
    Article 119 words

    Si[?]man Collapses While on Duty The signalman at the Warwick Farm railway crossing collapsed and died in the s[?]gnalbox on Wednesday afternoon. His ...
  • CAULFIELD ACCIDENT. SIGNALS DECLARED PERFECT RAILWAY EXPERTS' EVIDENCE. Guard's Important Observation. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident VIC Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox VIC ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 24 June 1926, page 11
    Article 2233 words

    Twelve signal experts, fitters, inspectors and artisans of the Railways department testified yesterday that the signalling system and apparatus at Caulfield were in ...
  • THE TAY-BRIDGE DISASTER. DUNDEE, Dec. 29. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Wind Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox UK ]

    Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899) Saturday 21 February 1880Supplement: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LAUNCESTON EXAMINER, page 1
    Article 1663 words

    On Sunday a heavy gale swept over Dundee, and a portion of the Tay-bridge was blown down while the train from Edinburgh due at 7.15 was passing. The ...
  • THE SIGNALMAN ON THE MIDLAND. [ tagged as Patent Medicine Railway Accident Railway Illnes Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox UK ]

    Fitzroy City Press (Vic. : 1881 - 1920) Friday 22 August 1890, page 3
    Article 895 words

    THERE are probably about a million men employed in various capacities on the Railways of Great Britain—a number large enough, if they were soldiers, to over-run ...
  • RICHMOND RAILWAY SMASH. 188 PERSONS INJURED. Melbourne, July 18. [ tagged as Fog Signal Railway Accident Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox VIC ]

    Kalgoorlie Western Argus (WA : 1896 - 1916) Tuesday 26 July 1910, page 27
    Article 9419 words

    In the grey obscurity of a thick fog which overhung Melbourne this morning a dreadful disaster took place at the Richmond railway ...
  • VICTORIAN RAILWAY COLLISION. SIGNALMAN'S EVIDENCE. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox VIC ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 3 August 1910, page 11
    Article 733 words

    When the special board's inquiry into the Richmond railway disaster was resumed today Signalman M'Donald, of South Yarra, gave further evidence. He said that on looking up ...
  • SERIOUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Signalbox Railway Signalbox VIC ]

    Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Friday 6 July 1877Edition: EVENINGS., page 6
    Article 1147 words

    A collision took place between two trains at the Spencer-street railway station yesterday afternoon, which resulted in injuries to a number of passengers. The trains were the ...
  • The Railway Accident Inquest. [ tagged as Distant Signal Railway Accident Railway Accident Windsor Railway Inquest Txxt Creased ]

    Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette (Vic. : 1877 - 1889) Friday 3 June 1887, page 4
    Article 802 words

    The inquest as to the cause of the Windsor railway accident was advanced another stage on Monday when evidence was given by Mr. Richard Ross Cameron [?] ...
  • A MISSING LINK. [ tagged as Railing Coupling QLD Railway Accident ]

    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Thursday 24 December 1908, page 4
    Article 126 words

    The goods train which left Rockhampton for Maryborough at seven o'clock yesterday morning made a stop of some minutes at Toonda. ...
  • SHUNTER KILLED [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Wednesday 18 August 1954, page 10
    Article 54 words

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—Mirolaj Szyzkin, 42, of Chullora Migrant Centre, a New Australian, was crushed to ...
  • CRUSHED BETWEEN BUFFERS. RAILWAY EMPLOYEE INJURED. MARYBOROUGH, March 9. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Thursday 10 March 1927, page 15
    Article 95 words

    A railway employee named Robert Murison was severely injured while engaged in shunting operations at Pial[?]a about 7 o'clock this evening. From what can be ...
  • The Sugar Line Accident. [ tagged as cane Gauge 2ft 0in LRRSA Mulgrave Railway Accident Railway Coupler ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 28 June 1922, page 3
    Article 135 words

    The Mulgrave tramway, on which the sensational accident occurred on Monday, is a 2ft gange line, which belongs to the Mulgrave Central Sugar Mill at ...
  • MACEDON RAILWAY MISHAP. FLAW IN DRAW-GEAR PIN. Effective Braking Claimed. [ tagged as Macedon Macedon Railway Mishap 1922 Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse Railway Coupler Railway Coupler Draw-Pin ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 11 March 1922, page 19
    Article 521 words

    The coroner (Dr. R. H. Cole) yesterday continued the inquiry into the death of Edward Thomas Evans, the railway guard who was killed as the result of several ...
  • LOCOMOTIVE HITS A TRUCK BELIEVED THAT THROTTLE ACCIDENTALLY THROWN OPEN Sydney, Tuesday. [ tagged as Locomotive Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Tuesday 21 September 1926, page 1
    Article 75 words

    A remarkable accident occurred at the Lismore railway yards yesterday. An engine was standing in a shed when suddenly it moved off and dashed ...
  • BRACHINA SMASH. Rowe's Shocking Death. How the Accident Occurred. Treacherous Washaways. OUORN, February 2. [ tagged as Brachina Railway Disaster John Coffey Locomotive Railway Accident Samuel Edwin Rowe William John Taylor ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Friday 3 February 1911, page 9
    Article ILLUSTRATED 3316 words

    The inquest en tile body of Samuel Edwin Rowe, who was killed in the railway accident at Brachina on Saturday afternoon, was held at the Courthouse, Quorn ...
  • Terrible Shipwreck. [ tagged as Railway Accident Shipwreck ]

    Portland Guardian (Vic. : 1876 - 1953) Friday 26 January 1906Edition: EVENING, page 3
    Article 145 words

    The steamer Valencia, belonging to the Pacific Coast[?]Company, has been wrecked on the rocks at Vancouver, off the Western coast of Canada, which are ...
  • THE DELUGE. AWFUL DEATH ROLL. AMERICAN STATES SWEPT. DEATHS ESTIMATED AT 12,000. FEARFUL LOSS OF PROPERTY. HARROWING DETAILS. NEW YORK, Wednesday, Night. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Washaway ]

    The Bathurst Times (NSW : 1909 - 1925) Friday 28 March 1913, page 2
    Article 697 words

    Floods and blizzards have followed the devastating tornado by which the States of Ohio, Nebraska, Indiana, and Illinois were swept the other day through ...
  • DERAILMENT AT ELSTERNWICK INTERRUPTS TRAFFIC. [ tagged as Derailment Picture railway accident Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 22 April 1926, page 9
    Article ILLUSTRATED 101 words

    Passengers on the Sandringham fine were inconvenienced yesterday morning by the derallment of three carriages of an empty train at Elsternwick. The line was blocked and trains could not run beyond Elsternwick, so travellers had to descend to the permanent way and walk past the obstruction to trains which maintained a separate service between Sandringham and the derailed carriages. The illustration shows the first of the carriages to leave the track and passengers walking past it to continue their journey to the city. Some difficulty was found in descending from the trains to the ground. ...
  • EMPTY TRAIN DERAILED. ACCIDENT AT ELSTERNWICK. SERVICE DISORGANISED. Damage to Permanent Way. [ tagged as Elsternwick railway station railway accident train derailment Victorian Railways ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 22 April 1926, page 12
    Article 837 words

    For the third time in the last few years a serious derailment occurred yesterday at the southern approach to the Elsternwick railway station. A seven-car passenger ...
  • LOCOMOTIVE DERAILED. [ tagged as Locomotive Railway Accident ]

    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Monday 20 July 1936, page 6
    Article 74 words

    During shunting operations at Emu Park railway station about 6 30 a.m. on Saturday a locomotive ran over a choke block and left the rails. The ...
  • DERAILED LOCOMOTIVE. [ tagged as Locomotive Railway Accident ]

    Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954) Thursday 19 September 1918, page 5
    Article 35 words

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—A derailed locomotive created considerable disorganisation on the Hornsby-Milson's Point line this morning. A breakdown gang was speedily ...
  • PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. BAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Txxt Heading ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 21 August 1858, page 7
    Article 4006 words

    First Progress Report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire into the causes of the recent accident upon the Great Southern Railway, and to report whether the existing regulations and the general ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident UK ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Wednesday 15 January 1913Edition: DAILY, page 5
    Article 35 words

    A Leicester express collided with a fifty-miles-an-hour Walsall train at Bromfordlawn. Both trains were wrecked, and a woman and a child injured. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident US ]

    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Friday 21 August 1891, page 5
    Article 28 words

    The accident to a freight train on the Pacific coast, by which twenty-two cars were derailed and fell into the sea, took place at Mendocino. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident UK ]

    Zeehan and Dundas Herald (Tas. : 1890 - 1922) Wednesday 13 November 1895, page 3
    Article 40 words

    A serious accident has happened to a Scotch express near Huntingdon. When travelling at a high rate of speed the train left the rails, fetching up with a ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident NSW ]

    Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940) Tuesday 29 August 1899, page 2
    Article 44 words

    MR. ROBERT WEIR, engine driver, met with an accident at Bundanoon on Monday night. He was engaged bringing a train from Moss Vale, and fell off the engine, fracturing his leg. He was brought ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident QLD ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Thursday 26 October 1916, page 4
    Article 32 words

    J. O'Brien was injured last night in the railway yard (our Innis[?]all correspondent wired yesterday) while a train was shunting. He received cut[?] on the head. ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident SA ]

    Burra Record (SA : 1878 - 1954) Wednesday 14 August 1912, page 3
    Article 47 words

    An employee of the railway department engaged at Manoora with the relaying gang named Toppfield was admitted into the Burra ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident TAS ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Wednesday 27 March 1912, page 5
    Article 27 words

    HOBART, Tuesday.—Charles Manser a railway porter, was seriously injured through being crushed between the train and a dead-end at ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident VIC ]

    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 23 August 1900Edition: Morning., page 3
    Article 44 words

    Two men were riding a railway tricycle near Mansfield when they observed a train, approaching from Tallarook. They jumped clear, but ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident US ]

    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Tuesday 7 September 1926, page 5
    Article 55 words

    It is reported form Denver, Colorado, the 15 persons have been killed in a railway accident, and 50 injured. The disaster occurred to a train ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Coupling Railway Accident NSW ]

    Queanbeyan Age (NSW : 1867 - 1904) Saturday 7 November 1891, page 2
    Article 34 words

    Sydney, Friday.— A raiiway accident happened lastnight at Ashfield station through the breakages of coupling chains. The line was blocked until four o'clock. The engine ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident NZ ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 2 December 1898, page 9
    Article 30 words

    An accident happened to a passenger train near Wellington to-day, when four goods waggons left the rails and toppled over on to the beach. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Coupling Railway Accident FR ]

    The Richmond River Express and Casino Kyogle Advertiser (NSW : 1904 - 1929) Monday 23 January 1922, page 3
    Article 42 words

    LONDON, Sunday.—Renter's Paris correspondent reports a serious accident to the Paris express through a broken coupling at the rear of the train, which ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident NSW ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Thursday 9 July 1891, page 3
    Article 30 words

    A shunter named Davis, was killed near the Petersham Railway Station, yesternight when attempting to cross the line. He had two children with him at the ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Buffers Railway Accident SA ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 23 June 1899, page 4
    Article 33 words

    At Beachport to-day, a man named Rossell, who was engaged working some railway trucks at the steamer Derwent, was caught between the buffers, and ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 24 May 1901, page 11
    Article 39 words

    This evening the engine and first car of a passenger train ran off the line near the Preston railway station. Only very meagre particulars are to hand, but it is ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident SA ]

    The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901) Friday 9 February 1900, page 7
    Article 36 words

    Daniel Bowman, 30, carter, was severely crushed between a truck and the platform of the []?lowa. railway station yesterday. His injuries are so ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954) Thursday 30 September 1920, page 5
    Article 35 words

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—A shunting train crashed to a dead end at West Maitand railway station shortly after midnight. Two horse boxes were smashed and several car ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident NSW ]

    Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954) Monday 29 March 1920, page 5
    Article 38 words

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—A commercial traveller named Martin Broderick was run clown by an engine at the Central Railway Station and frightfully mutilated. It is not ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Hornsby ]

    Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954) Monday 31 March 1919, page 5
    Article 37 words

    SYDNEY, Saturday.—Edward Ritchings, aged 14, while crossing the railway line near Hornsby was knocked down by a train, several wheels of which passed over a log, ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident SA ]

    Kalgoorlie Miner (WA : 1895 - 1950) Thursday 25 August 1898, page 5
    Article 39 words

    Two children were playing on the railway line near Cockburn yesterday. One of them, named Walter Truan, aged three, fell on the line and was struck by ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident QLD ]

    Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle (Vic. : 1882 - 1918) Friday 31 January 1913Edition: MORNING., page 2
    Article 35 words

    A special 'train of empties ran' into a cattle train and derailed it last night between Toowoomba and Brisbane. Four men on the derailed train were ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident VIC ]

    Bairnsdale Advertiser and Tambo and Omeo Chronicle (Vic. : 1882 - 1918) Thursday 12 March 1908Edition: Morning., page 3
    Article 38 words

    A widow named Matilda Yatho was accidentally run over by a railway engine on the Port Melbourne line to- day. Her condition is most serious. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Couplings Railway Accident WA ]

    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Monday 20 November 1916Edition: THIRD EDITION, page 2
    Article 41 words

    While standing between two Railway trucks fixing the couplings in the Midland yards this afternoon. C. F. Everett, of Beelievue, was knocked ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Wind ]

    Zeehan and Dundas Herald (Tas. : 1890 - 1922) Wednesday 31 July 1895, page 3
    Article 42 words

    A train conveying troops in Japan collided with a good train. Over 140 men were killed, and a number seriously injured. ...
  • Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident Coupling Railway Accident NSW ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Thursday 18 October 1894, page 2
    Article 76 words

    A railway accident occurred at Hilltop, on the Southern line, about 9.30 to-day. When in a deep cutting the coupling of a goods train broke. Eight trucks in the ...
  • Railway Accident [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident VIC ]

    Mullumbimby Star (NSW : 1906 - 1936) Thursday 20 July 1911, page 4
    Article 73 words

    From Melbourne is reported n shocking railway accident en the Ballarat line near Gordon. Last night three railway employees, T. Anderson, M. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident SA ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Wednesday 11 November 1925, page 15
    Article 36 words

    Injuries to the right shoulder were sustained by Mr, Allan Hewitt (38), of Railway terrace, Glandore, on Tuesday, through being "sandwiched" between ...
  • The Record. SATURDAY, OCT 23, 1915 [ tagged as John William Rosier Railway accident ]

    Record (Emerald Hill, Vic. : 1881 - 1954) Saturday 23 October 1915, page 2
    Article 1016 words

    Sub-Inspector George Westcott, one of the founders and first secretary of the Police Band, has been elected president. He will accompany the band ...
  • Narrow Escape from a Railway Accident. [ tagged as Gold Nugget Railway Accident ]

    Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940) Saturday 25 June 1887, page 4
    Article 262 words

    With regard to a paragraph which appeared in our issue, says the S. M. Herald of Friday, respecting an apparent narrow escape from a collision on the Western railway, our ...
  • ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Accident UK ]

    Zeehan and Dundas Herald (Tas. : 1890 - 1922) Wednesday 19 September 1894, page 2
    Article 16 words

    A railway accident has occurred at Battley, Yorkshire, through defective points, fourteen passengers being injured. ...
  • Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Western Champion (Barcaldine, Qld. : 1922 - 1937) Saturday 2 February 1929, page 9
    Article 43 words

    Mr. J. Williamson, a ganger at the railway construction works, met with a painful accident on Saturday. While handling some rails one of ...
  • ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940) Saturday 6 August 1910, page 2
    Article 42 words

    Mr. Butler, shunter, met with an accident in the Goulburn railway yard on Wednesday. He slipped from a moving engine off which he was stepping, and fell on his face, ...
  • ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940) Thursday 5 November 1908, page 2
    Article 47 words

    Mr. R. Young, employed in the per. way shops at Goulburn, met with an accident on Tuesday afternoon. A piece of wood flew up aid struck him on the lip, inflicting a wound which required ...
  • TRUCKS IN COLLISION [ tagged as Junction North Mine LRRSA Railway Accident Silverton Tramway ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 27 February 1924, page 1
    Article 138 words

    A collision occurred yesterday between a Silverton Tramway Company train and the small tailings train which runs between the Junction North mine ...
  • THE BRAYBROOK DISASTER. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Wednesday 22 April 1908Edition: DAILY, page 4
    Article 465 words

    The Braybrook catastrophe of Easter Monday night is the most dreadful thing in the railway history of these states. The news of it in yesterday mornings ...
  • THE MELBOURNE SMASH. TRAINMEN'S IMPORTANT REPORTS. PREPARING FOR THE INQUEST. MELBOURNE, Sunday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 4 May 1908, page 7
    Article 639 words

    Interesting and important statements are made in the official reports of the drivers and firemen who were on the Bendigo train on the night of the railway collision, supplementing ...
  • THE BRAYBROOK ACCIDENT CONTINUATION OF INQUIRY. DRIVER MILBURN'S EVIDENCE. Melbourne, Friday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Friday 19 June 1908, page 4
    Article 518 words

    The inquiry into the cause of the Braybrook railway accident was continued yesterday. Barkley Deveney, fireman on the ...
  • BRAYBROOK DISASTER. DRIVER MILBURN'S EVIDENCE. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Saturday 20 June 1908, page 9
    Article 659 words

    SYDNEY, Friday.—The inquest into the railway collision which occurred at Braybrook (Vic.) was resumed yesterday. William Darcy, guard of the Bendigo ...
  • RAILWAY BRAKES VACUUM AND WESTINGHOUSE. INTERESTING COMPARISON. [ tagged as Radius 0099ft Railway Accident Railway Accident (Photo) Railway Brake Westinghouse Railway Gradient 1 in 020 ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Friday 24 April 1908Edition: DAILY, page 7
    Article ILLUSTRATED 379 words

    As a consequence of some of the theories in connection with the Sunshine disaster, the demand for knowledge on the subject of brakes is keen. Some ...
  • COMMISSIONER'S STATEMENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Maitland Weekly Mercury (NSW : 1894 - 1931) Saturday 25 April 1908, page 6
    Article 452 words

    Mr. Tait, Chief Commissioner of Hallways, said : "All the signals and points at, Sunshine, formerly known as Braybrook Junction, are interlocked, and trains are ...
  • A RUNAWAY TRAIN. To the Editor. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Brake Westinghouse ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Saturday 9 May 1908, page 4
    Article 505 words

    Sir—It has long been deplored, especially by the railway employes whose duty brings them into contact with them, that brakes in use on the trucks and brakevans on the ...
  • NARROW ESCAPE FROM RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Distant Signal Ncmplt Patent Brake Railway Accident Railway Brake Continuous Railway Near Miss Railway Regulation ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 25 October 1878, page 7
    Article 885 words

    The following reports relative to the recent narrow escape from a collision on the railways, at North Melbourne, were laid on the table of the Assembly yesterday by Mr. ...
  • Terrible Railway Catastrophe. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Worker (Brisbane, Qld. : 1890 - 1955) Saturday 25 April 1908, page 15
    Article 94 words

    On Monday night last a most disastrous railway accident occurred at Baybrook Junction, seven miles from Melbourne. A passenger train was on the ...
  • THE VICTORIAN RAILWAY DISASTER. FURTHER DETAILS. 43 KILLED.—138 INJURED. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954) Saturday 25 April 1908, page 1
    Article 2216 words

    Fuller particulars have been received regarding the terrible railway accident that occurred at Braybrook function, about seven miles ...
  • A FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 29 October 1890, page 7
    Article 122 words

    Yesterday afternoon a shocking accident occurred on the railway line near the Braybrook station. A man named Benjamin Warren, in the employ of Messrs. Wright ...
  • ACCIDENT ON THE WILLIAMS TOWN RAILWAY. INTERRUPTION OF TRAFFIC FOR SEVERAL HOURS. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 20 December 1888, page 8
    Article 1024 words

    Yesterday afternoon a serious disturbance of traillo took plnce on tho Williamstown, line owing to encino No. 129, in charge of Driver Ross going off the rails close to ...
  • Awful Railway Disaster. Monday night. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950) Saturday 25 April 1908, page 2
    Article 730 words

    [?]terrible railway collision occurred at Bra[?]brook Junction, near Melbourne. The [?]dige express crashed into a stati[?] Ballarat train and several ...
  • SUGAR LOST IN CAPSIZE [ tagged as Douglas Shire Gauge 2ft 0in Gauge 2ft 2in Gauge error LRRSA Railway Accident Road Rail Bridge ]

    Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1885 - 1954) Wednesday 29 September 1954, page 1
    Article 168 words

    MOSSMAN, Sept, 28.—An estimated 12 to 16 tons of raw sugar was lost to-day when four waggons of ...
  • NEWS IN BRIEF THE FORECAST [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing FRA Railway Accident Railway Accident NSW Killara ]

    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Saturday 25 April 1931Edition: DAILY, page 1
    Article 650 words

    Chiefly fine, easterly to northerly winds, and some frosts; Tasmania ...
  • Inter-state News. MELBOURNE, August 4. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing SA Fenian-road Railway Accident ]

    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 12 August 1905, page 35
    Article 2568 words

    A conference of representatives of the fishing industry in Victoria, South Australia, and New South Wales was held this morning under the presidency of ...
  • LATEST TELEGRAMS SYDNEY, Friday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Muswellbrook Chronicle (NSW : 1898 - 1955) Saturday 16 December 1911, page 2
    Article 315 words

    Lucerne hay 2/6 to 4/6. Chaff, wheaten 3/10 to 5/9, oaten 4/2 to 5/6. Maize, 3/9 to 4/ ...
  • STEEL HURTLES INTO TRAIN. Spring Broke Under Carriage. INCIDENT ON BRIDGE. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 13 April 1937, page 11
    Article 114 words

    When the 4.59 p.m. train from Parramatta to Lindfield was crossing the Harbour Bridge about 6 o'clock last night, a heavy spiral spring snapped under the leading carriage. ...
  • New South Wales. SHOCKING FATAL ACCIDENT. SYDNEY, Saturday [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Western Champion and General Advertiser for the Central-Western Districts (Barcaldine, Qld. : 1892 - 1922) Monday 9 December 1901, page 9
    Article 89 words

    A FRIGHTFUL fatality on the North Sydney railway line, on the Sydney side of Lindfield station, occurred to-day to John M'Carthy, aged 17 years, residing at St. ...
  • Arnold Archbold's Death. KILLED BY A TRAIN AT LINDFIELD. EVIDENCE AT THE INQUEST. [ tagged as Editha Varian Edward Henry Bailey Hilda Armitage Slade Hornsby Railway Accident Stephen Robert Bailey ]

    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Thursday 30 September 1909, page 6
    Article 378 words

    The City Coroner held an inquest at the Lindfield Railway Station concerning the death of Arnold Archbold, 11, who lived with his father at Roseville, and whose mangled body was found ...
  • RAILWAY CROSSING FATALITY At Steelworks [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing NSW Allans Creek Railway Accident ]

    Illawarra Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1856 - 1950) Friday 12 January 1940, page 7
    Article 222 words

    Last night about midnight a fatality occurred at the steelworks railway crossing near Allen's Creek. ...
  • RAILWAY MISHAP. [ tagged as Gerringong Railway Accident ]

    Illawarra Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1856 - 1950) Friday 18 November 1910, page 7
    Article 73 words

    Whilst the milk train was proceeding to Sydney on Saturday night last one of the trucks became derailed between Gurringong and Kiama, and ...
  • IN MR. RYAN'S QUEENSLAND Green! Green! Green! THE RUN THROUGH Brisbane. Monday. [ tagged as BOGD Wind Break Of Gauge Device Railway Accident Railway Accident Wind ]

    The Sydney Stock and Station Journal (NSW : 1896 - 1924) Friday 15 February 1918, page 11
    Article 1209 words

    Sydney to Brisbane by rail is 725 miles, and to-day it ia greenness, greenness all the way! This, too. in early February. Such a season is ...
  • SHUNTER INJURED SINGLETON, Saturday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Maitland Daily Mercury (NSW : 1894 - 1939) Saturday 19 September 1936, page 4
    Article 47 words

    Charles Hughes, a shunter at Singleton railway station, while engaged in shunting operations at about 9 o'clock this morning cames in collision ...
  • People . . . [ tagged as Gerringong Railway Accident ]

    Kiama Independent (NSW : 1947 - 1954) Wednesday 11 March 1953, page 1
    Article 98 words

    MR. T. MORRISON, of Bong Bong Street, Kiama, was taken by ambulance to Sydney on Saturday for special hospital treatment. ...
  • The Engineer-in-Chief to the Railway Commissioners. Railway Department, Sydney, 13th July, 1858. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Coupler ]

    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Friday 16 July 1858, page 2
    Article 686 words

    GENTLEMEN—Immediately after receiving information that an accident had occurred on the Great Southern Railway, I proceeded down the line to Haslam's Creek, where I found the whole of the carriages of the 7.35 a.m. ...
  • THE FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Coupler ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 10 August 1858, page 8
    Article 2797 words

    ON the eve of the departure of our last Summary, 10th July, a lamentable accident occurred on the Parramatta line which has, of course, everywhere excited the deepest sympathy and regret. We all know that ...
  • SYDNEY. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Coupler ]

    The Hobart Town Daily Mercury (Tas. : 1858 - 1860) Tuesday 27 July 1858, page 4
    Article 1225 words

    THE RAILWAY ACCIDENT.—From the [?] of these documents, given in the Herald, we quote the following:- Respecting the matter of speed—as ...
  • The Sydney Morning Herald. FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1858. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Coupling GBR Telegraph ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 16 July 1858, page 4
    Article 3074 words

    THE Council met yesterday at a quarter-past four; there being a full attendance of members, although it was not thought, from the business on the paper, that there would be a quorum. ...
  • Hawthorn Railway Accident. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette (Vic. : 1877 - 1889) Friday 22 December 1882, page 4
    Article 352 words

    Good progress was made on Monday it the coroners' inquest concerning the death of Mr Thomas who was fatally injured in the Hawthorn railway accident. Twelve ...
  • HEIDELBERG DERAILMENT. INVESTIGATING THE CAUSE. WORN RAIL AND TIGHT COUPLING [ tagged as Ncmplt Railway Accident Railway Coupler Railway Coupler Screw Railway Coupler Slack Railway Derailment Txxt Blurred ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 20 March 1925, page 12
    Article 1765 words

    Held by decision of the Ministry, an inquiry into the cause of the derailment of several railway carriages at Heidelberg on February 24 was begun in the First ...
  • FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. PERTH, Sunday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Coupler Breakage ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 16 July 1901, page 5
    Article 81 words

    A fatal railway accident occurred on the goldfields due near Werrthee on Friday night. A coupler pin troke, resulting in ten loaded trucks breaking away and running back down an incline. They overtook a ...
  • FATAT RAILWAY ACCIDENT IN WEST AUSTRALIA. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Coupler Railway Coupler Breakage Railway Coupler VIC ]

    Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald and General Advertiser (Qld. : 1861 - 1908) Thursday 18 July 1901, page 6
    Article 83 words

    OUR Perth correspondent wires as follows:—A fatal railway accident occurred on the gold-fields line near Werribee on Friday night. A coupler pin broke, resulting in 10 loaded trucks ...
  • FATAL SMASH. West Australian Railways. [By TELEGRAPH] PERTH, Sunday. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Coupler Railway Coupler Breakage Runaway ]

    Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Tuesday 16 July 1901, page 2
    Article 114 words

    A FATAL railway accident occurred on the goldfields line near Werribee on Friday night. A coupler pin broke, resulting in ...
  • RAILWAY EMPLOYEES KILLED SYDNEY, Tuesday. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Wednesday 5 August 1925, page 6
    Article 180 words

    Two railway employees were fatally injured in the metropolitan district to-day. During shunting operations at ...
  • COUPLERS FOR RAILWAY TRUCKS. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Coupler ]

    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Thursday 26 September 1907, page 2
    Article 149 words

    "Staff" writes:—Following on the recent Lithgow disaster, in which a shunter lost his two feet, comes news from Newcastle to the effect that on Friday last a railway shunter named ...
  • FATAL ACCIDENTS MEN KILLED ON RAILWAY LINE. SYDNEY, July 25. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing QLD Ingham Railway Accident ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Tuesday 26 July 1927, page 7
    Article 187 words

    Two fatal accidents occurred on the Sydney railways this morning. Shortly before 6 o'clock t[?]e body of an old man, who was subsequently identified as ...
  • THE INTERLOCKING RAILWAY SYSTEM. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Interlocking ]

    The Cornwall Chronicle (Launceston, Tas. : 1835 - 1880) Tuesday 16 July 1878, page 3
    Article 453 words

    In October last a rather serious railway accident occurred at the Spencer street terminus, the Argus says, which it was seen at the time could not have ...
  • RAILWAY INTERLOCKING GEAR. To the Editor. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Interlocking ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 13 November 1912, page 18
    Article 137 words

    Sir—Noticing the report of the railway accident at Gawler recently, when the Broken Hill express so narrowly [?]scaped disaster, and also accounts ...
  • RAILWAY COLLISION IN MELBOURNE. INTERLOCKING GEAR DEFECTIVE. ONE MAN SERIOUSLY INJURED. [By Telegraph.] Melbourne, April 23. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Interlocking ]

    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Thursday 24 April 1890, page 5
    Article 230 words

    An alarming railway accident occurred at the Spencer-street station tonight at about 10 o'clock, when the ordinary train from Essendon collided with a milk train, ...
  • RAILWAY COLLISION IN MELBOURNE. INTERLOCKING GEAR DEFECTIVE. ONE MAN SERIOUSLY INJURED. Melbourne, April 23. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Interlocking ]

    South Australian Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1895) Saturday 26 April 1890, page 10
    Article 234 words

    An alarming railway accident occurred at the Spencer-street station to-night at about 10 o'clock, when the ordinary train from Essendon collided with a milk train, ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT DOOEN. ROLLING STOCK DAMAGED. INTERLOCKING GEAR SAID TO BE DEFECTIVE. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Interlocking ]

    The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Tuesday 20 November 1894, page 3
    Article 579 words

    What might have been a serious accident occurred at the Dooen Railway Station on Saturday to the Melbourne train, which leaves Horsham at 11.25 a.m. The train ...
  • ACCIDENTS THREE KILLED Level Crossing Smash Another Victim in Danger PERTH, January 31. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing WA Maddington Railway Accident Stokely Level Crossing, Maddington (WA) ]

    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Saturday 1 February 1936, page 13
    Article 233 words

    Two persons were killed outright, a third died in Perth Hospital, and a fourth is on the danger list, as the result of a train crashing into a motor ...
  • QUEENSLAND. RAILWAY ACCIDENTS. [ tagged as Dowling J Corday railway accident ]

    The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas. : 1899 - 1919) Tuesday 17 December 1907, page 2
    Article 40 words

    BRISBANE, Monday.—A man named J. Corday was run over by a train and killed at Oakwood to-day, and a man named Dowling had his legs ...
  • GENERAL NEWS. [ tagged as Maddington Methodist Church Maddington Railway Accident Women's Home Fremantle ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 20 March 1926, page 14
    Article 1477 words

    A jumble sale will be held in St. Bartholomew's Hall to-day at 3 p.m. in aid of church funds. The annual election of members of the ...
  • TRAIN ACCIDENTS NEAR SYDNEY WOMAN AND MAN KILLED [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing NSW Blacktown Railway Accident ]

    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Wednesday 1 October 1952, page 1
    Article 181 words

    SYDNEY, Sept 30. — A woman and a man were killed and an elderly man seriously injured in train accidents on ...
  • INTERSTATE. THURSDAY, July 8. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing NSW Normanhurst Level Crossing WA Cottesloe Railway Accident ]

    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 17 July 1926, page 30
    Article 3474 words

    The test case on the 44-hour question, which is being prepared for presentation to the reconstituted Arbitration Court, will be ready in August. ...
  • AUSTRALASIAN NEWS AT A GLANCE. Aviation. [ tagged as Level Crossing WA Maddington Railway Accident ]

    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Thursday 6 July 1933, page 18
    Article 1757 words

    Tenders for the Australia-Singapore aerial mail service will be submitted jointly by Qantas and Imperial Airways, Ltd. ...
  • Advertising [ tagged as Kendenup (Western Australia) Railway Accident Railway Accident (Film) ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Wednesday 8 December 1920, page 2
    Advertising 8221 words

  • NEWS AND NOTES. [ tagged as Level Crossing WA Claremont Railway Accident ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 4 May 1918, page 6
    Article 3452 words

    The Mails.—A mail for soldiers in Egypt, etc., will close at the G.P.O. on Monday at 6 a.m. Unemployed Returned Soldiers.—In the ...
  • DRAWGEAR BREAKS Coal Train Mishap at Wallsend [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Drawgear ]

    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Monday 26 July 1937, page 9
    Article 238 words

    Residents of Birmingham Gardens, Wallsend, added to household coal stocks on Saturday morning, it is said, as a result of a coal train mishap on the ...
  • SLIGHT BUMP AGAINST A DEADEND. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Drawgear ]

    Daily Herald (Adelaide, SA : 1910 - 1924) Wednesday 21 April 1915, page 4
    Article 89 words

    During shunting operations at the North Terrace Station yesterday morning a string of empty carriages was being pushed back into position at the No. 2 ...
  • THE OVERLAND RAILWAY TRAFFIC. Melbourne, July 8. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Drawgear Railway SA Drawgear ]

    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Saturday 9 July 1887, page 5
    Article 122 words

    With, reference, to the difficulties through running excursion trains from Melbourne to Adelaide owing to the use of American carriages on the Victorian ...
  • Parliamentary Pips. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Drawgear ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Thursday 29 May 1890, page 2
    Article 1668 words

    Trucking yards at Carcoar, the tax on dogs, a common for Peak Hill and the appointment of the Berrima gaol deputy-governor, were among the questions of ...
  • Train Mishaps Blamed On A New Device [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Coupler NDCA Railway Drawgear ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Wednesday 9 September 1953, page 12
    Article 179 words

    The parting of trains because of the lifting of choppers in the new type of draw-gear has been brought to the notice of the ...
  • MURULLA DISASTER FRASER'S SILENCE BROKEN IN QUEER STYLE TALKS ABOUT DORE CREEK DEPRECATES "ALARMIST STATEMENTS" SEARCHING INQUIRY DEMANDED [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Drawgear ]

    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Friday 17 September 1926, page 7
    Article 779 words

    THE CHIEF COMMISSIONER of Railway, Mr. Fraser, who to-day broke his silence in regard to the disaster at Murulla, made the startling admission that the rear portion of the goods train was actually stationary at ...
  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR The Minister Explains Railway Haulage Problems [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Crossing Loop Railway Drawgear ]

    Queensland Times (Ipswich) (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Friday 21 November 1952Edition: Daily., page 2
    Article 1070 words

    Sir—Your correspondent. Mr. C. Barrington Darley, of Ascot, Brisbane, follows the familiar approach of a ...
  • The Baldwin Engine Enquiry. [ tagged as Railway Accident Railway Drawgear ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Thursday 28 April 1892, page 2
    Article 438 words

    At the inquiry being made by the Royal Commission appointed to consider Mr. Hoyles' allegations " that the recently imported Baldwin locum[?]tives are defective ...
  • The Accident on the Railway Line. INQUEST ON THE BODY OF MRS. FRANKLIN. INQUEST RESUMED. [ tagged as Bathurst Train Crash Railway Accident Railway Drawgear ]

    Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW : 1851 - 1904) Tuesday 29 April 1890, page 2
    Article 5181 words

    The inquest on the remains of Mrs. Franklin, one of the victims of the late railway catastrophe, was resumed at 10.30 o'clock this morning, having been ...
  • FATAL ACCIDENTS. Three Inquest Findings. [ tagged as Level Crossing Accident Level Crossing Second Train Level Crossing WA Victoria Park Railway Accident ]

    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Friday 21 March 1947Edition: SECOND EDITION., page 3
    Article 239 words

    Inquests into the deaths of three persons were concluded in the Perth Courthouse yesterday before the City Coroner (Mr. R. P. Rodriguez). Sgt. ...
  • RAILWAY ACCIDENT NEAR TAMWORTH. TAMWORTH, Friday. [ tagged as Currabubula Railway Accident ]

    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 7 March 1896, page 9
    Article 2560 words

    An accident occurred yesterday at the entrance to Currabubula station to the train which left Tamworth at 7.50 a.m. Through an oversight the points were left unlocked causing the bogie wheels of the ...
  • FATALITY AT A RAILWAY CROSSING. [ tagged as DENT Railway accident ]

    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Tuesday 22 May 1906, page 4
    Article 238 words

    By the 2.30 train from Port Adelaide on Monday afternoon Mr. Henry Dent, an, old officer of the Railway Department, between 50 and 60 years of age. was killed ...
  • The Horsham Times. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY. 26th Year. TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 1898. [ tagged as Folk Medicine Railway Accident Tunnel Accident ]

    The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954) Tuesday 16 August 1898, page 2
    Article 5020 words

    The principal work of the Parliamentary session so far will be styled constitutional reform or constitutional tinkering according as it is regarded ...
  • LOCAL AND GENERAL. LOCAL NEWS. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Newcastle Chronicle (NSW : 1866 - 1876) Thursday 4 August 1870, page 3
    Article 2046 words

    THEATRA ROYAL.—On Tuesday evening, this theatre was crowded to witness the first repre-sentation of the American drama, "The Octoroon," and the audience were great in their ...
  • The Motorist TRAGEDY ON THE ROADS [ tagged as Level Crossing Safety Railway Accident ]

    Queensland Times (Ipswich) (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Thursday 31 December 1953Edition: Daily, page 3
    Article 800 words

    Australia was shocked by the news of the tragic train smash at Sydenham, a suburb of Sydney. Yet ...
  • SUMMARY OF NEWS. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Monday 13 January 1890, page 4
    Article 1012 words

    A forecast issued by the Weather Bureau last [?]vening shows that the barometric depression which has held its position for some time over the Gulf country has travelled rapidly on a southerly ...
  • TWO YOUNG MEN KILLED INSTANTLY Shocking Level Crossing Fatality at Alberton [ tagged as Alberton Dick Swanton J Pilgrim Les Brown Railway Accident Yarram ]

    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thursday 1 February 1951, page 1
    Article 214 words

    At exactly 11.6 on Monday morning the Yarram-Melbourne stock train was approaching the crossing on the ...
  • SHUNTER KILLED [ tagged as Bent Street Railway Accident ]

    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Saturday 3 May 1958, page 8
    Article 53 words

    LITHGOW, Friday.—Charles Richard Lanson Dowler, 36, of Bent Street, Lithgow, was knocked ...
  • RAILWAY SMASH. ON THE NORTH SHORE LINE. ENGINES TELESCOPED. COLLISION AT LINDFIELD. A FIREMAN INJURED. [ tagged as Railway Accident ]

    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Tuesday 28 October 1902, page 4
    Article 599 words

    The list of railway smashes on the lines of this State was added to by a serious collision which occurred last night on the North Shore line. The scene of the occurrence was Lindfield, which is ...
  • RAILWAY MAN INJURED. [ tagged as Mr William Neason Railway Accident ]

    Chiltern and Howlong Times and Ovens Register (Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Friday 9 January 1914, page 3
    Article 58 words

    While working in the yards at Flinders street railway station this morning, William Neason, 16, of 159 Chestnut street, South Richmond, was ...
  • CAUSE OF CRASH A MYSTERY BOARD TO HOLD INQUIRY ALL SAFETY DEVICES FAILED Steps to Prevent Train Accidents [ tagged as Croydon railway station railway accident ]

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 12 February 1935, page 7
    Article 421 words

    Investigations made by special officers of the Railways Department so far have not disclosed the cause of the serious crash at Croydon on Sunday. Many ...


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