1. List: Railway Accident NSW Berala (1952)
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    Speed after tripping.
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    1952-05-07 (SMH) Accident. 7 killed at first, 10 killed in all, 100+ injured.
    1952-05-08 (SMH) Speed after tripping about 30 to 35 mph.
    1952-07-17 (SMH) Speed after tripping, says Driver Martin, about 25 mph.
    1952-07-17 (SMH) Speed after tripping, says Driver Martin, 05 to 10 mph.
    1952-07-18 (SMH) Speed after tripping, calculated to be about 26.5 mph.
    1952-07-18 (SMH) Speed after tripping, for safety, by other experienced drivers, 05 to 10 mph.
    1953-12-21 (SMH) Speed after tripping "utmost caution" after stopping for one minute for airbrakes to recharge.

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    * SMH = Sydney Morning Herald.

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  1. Speed Of Train At Impact Puzzles Police
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 8 May 1952 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Police investigating yesterday's rail smash said last night they could not understand how the second train, which stopped at a signal about 400 yards ... 574 words
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    1952-05-08 (SMH) Speed after tripping about 30 to 35 mph.

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  2. AUTOMATIC "TRIP" BRAKE
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 21 December 1953 p 1 Article
    Abstract: A railway authority said last night that "tripping" of signals was permitted by Railway safety 589 words
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    2017-08-01 19:01:32.0

    1953-12-21 (SMH) Speed after tripping "utmost caution" after stopping for one minute for airbrakes to recharge.

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  3. DRIVER'S ALLEGED STORY OF FATAL RAIL SMASH
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 17 July 1952 p 4 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The driver of an electric train involved in a fatal smash at Berala on May 7 is alleged to have told a police officer that he was travelling at 25 mi ... 705 words
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    1952-07-17 (SMH) Speed after tripping, says Driver Martin, about 25 mph.
    1952-07-17 (SMH) Speed after tripping, says Driver Martin, 05 to 10 mph.

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  4. Coroner In Berala Inquiry Sends Driver For Trial
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 18 July 1952 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The Parramatta District Coroner, Mr. E. T. A. Smythe, S.M., yesterday committed Osric Wilfred Martin for trial on a charge of the manslaughter of the ... 709 words
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    1952-07-18 (SMH) Speed after tripping, calculated to be about 26.5 mph.
    1952-07-18 (SMH) Speed after tripping, for safety, by other experienced drivers, 05 to 10 mph.

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