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  1. ACCIDENT TO A RAILWAY GURRD. LOSS OF A FOOT. MELBOURNE, Saturday.
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Monday 30 January 1911 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Michael Trawley a railway guard, aged about 47 years, met with a serious accident to-day at about 1.30 p.m. while [?] in shunting on the line 97 words
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  2. CURRENT NOTES. BRIEF PARS. ON PASSING EVENTS.
    Advocate (Melbourne, Vic. : 1868 - 1954) Saturday 10 February 1912 p 38 Article
    Abstract: In the able article which appeared in “The Advocate” of 27th January, taken from the “Mount Alexander Mail,” on “The Catholic School,” it 4026 words
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  3. SHOCKING TRAIN ACCIDENT. OFFICIAL'S SERIOUS INJURIES. LEGS CUT OFF BY TRAIN.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Thursday 10 June 1915 p 11 Article
    Abstract: A shocking accident accurred at Flinders-street railway station last night, the victim being a train examiner, named Edward Hodgins. The train that w ... 260 words
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  4. DREADFUL RAILWAY ACCIDENT. MAN LEG'S SEVERED. Melbourne, 9TH June.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Thursday 10 June 1915 p 8 Article
    Abstract: A line repairer named Edward Hodgins, a married man, 45 years of age, of Kensington, was admitted to the Melbourne Hospital to-night in a very low 47 words
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  5. RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT MELBOURNE. ENGINE AND TRAIN IN COLLISION. SIX PASSENGERS SLIGHTLY INJURED. TRIFLING DAMAGE TO ENGINES. MELBOURNE, Sunday.
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Monday 27 February 1911 p 6 Article
    Abstract: A severe railway accident happened at Flinders street station to-night when an up Port Melbourne train ran Into a light engine. At 9.30 the light 294 words
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  6. SERIOUS RAILWAY COLLISION.
    Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918, 1935) Saturday 7 August 1915 p 40 Article
    Abstract: When a Port Melbourne train, carrying about fifty passengers, was drawing out of Flinders-street station at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, it collided with an en ... 676 words
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  7. RAILWAY TRAGEDY. Struck by Train at Crossing.
    Euroa Advertiser (Vic. : 1884 - 1920) Friday 25 August 1911 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The melancholy duty of Inquiring into the death of Rosina Anderson, 27 years of age, assistant gatekeeper to her husband at the Athurton road crossin ... 649 words
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  8. CANTERBURY DERAILMENT. ENGINE-DRIVER FINED £1. Speed Charges Not Proved.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 1 February 1924 p 16 Article
    Abstract: Following upon the report of the board of inquiry into the cause of the Canterbury derailment, the railway board of discipline (Messrs. G. H. Sutton, ... 655 words
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  9. TRAIN OUT OF CONTROL DASHES THROUGH CROYDON STATION CRASHES INTO STANDING CARRIAGES DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT £26,000 NO PASSENGERS, BUT CREWS INJURED
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 11 February 1935 p 9 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: 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 c ... 1986 words
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  10. SPINE FRACTURED
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 27 August 1938 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Struck by a falling weight at the Newport railway workshops yesterday, Leslie Northage, aged 46 years, of Wood street, Newport, suffered a fractured ... 47 words
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  11. MAN'S ARM CAUGHT IN LATHE
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 13 June 1935 p 13 Article
    Abstract: Firmly caught by the arm in a lathe [?] which he had been working in the Newport Railway Workshops yesterday. Kenneth Matthews, aged 27 years, of 64 words
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  12. RECORDS' OF SUFFERING. A WOMAN'S DEATH. LEVEL GROSSING FATALITY.
    The Bendigo Independent (Vic. : 1891 - 1918) Friday 24 May 1912 p 5 Article
    Abstract: MELBOURNE, Thursday.--A married woman named Mrs. Ray Opperman aged 41 years, residing with her husband at 6 Milton street, St. 214 words
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  13. Railway Collision.
    The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Thursday 5 November 1914 p 2 Article
    Abstract: At 3.25 a.m., on Tuesday, while the 10.30 p.m. up North-Eastern goods train was being placed on a siding at Newmarket, it came into contact with an e ... 50 words
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  14. RAILWAY TRUCKS DERAILED. Three trucks attached to the up
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Monday 26 October 1914 p 7 Article
    Abstract: land goods train became derailed as the train wan passing between Flinders-street and Spencer-street stations early yesterday morning. The derailment ... 94 words
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  15. ON THE LINE. YOUNG MAN KILLED. OPEN VERDICT RETURNED
    The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Saturday 14 January 1911 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The circumstances surrounding the death of Norman Leslie Colquhoun, 23 years of age, a laborer at the Newport Workshops, whose mangled body was 348 words
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