Kentish Town rail accident

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Template:Infobox rail accident On 2 September 1861, near Kentish Town station in London, 16 people were killed and 317 injured, when an excursion train operated by the North London Railway collided with a freight train operated by the London and North Western Railway.

The excursion train was running early and had been given permission to proceed; but met the freight train as it crossed the lines at a freight sidings unprotected by signals..



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