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The Hixon High Speed Crash of 1968

An in depth account into the high speed crash at the Hixon level crossing in Staffordshire at 12:26 on 06 January 1968. The 11:30 from Manchester to London Euston, travelling at 75 mph hit a 120 ton transformer being carried at walking pace on a low-loader. 11 people were to lose their lives, with many injured as the train derailed.
19:15 start 21:30 finish. £4 donation collected on the door. No advance booking required
Bassil Shippam Centre, Tozer Way, St Pancras, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 7LG
Wed 24 April
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