The Quintinshill Conspiracy: The Shocking True Story Behind Britain's Worst Rail Disaster

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The Quintinshill Conspiracy: The Shocking True Story Behind Britain's Worst Rail Disaster - Richards, Jack, and Searle, Adrian
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It was the railway's Titanic. An horrific crash involving five trains in which 230 died and 246 were injured, it remains the worst disaster in the long history of Britain's rail network. The location was the isolated signal box at Quintinshill, on the Anglo-Scottish border near Gretna; the date, 22 May 1915, Most of the casualties were Scottish soldiers on their way to fight in the Gallipoli campaign. Territorials setting off for war on a distant battlefield, they were cut down instead on home soil - victims, it was said ...

The Quintinshill Conspiracy: The Shocking True Story Behind Britain's Worst Rail Disaster 2015, Pen & Sword Books Ltd, Barnsley

ISBN-13: 9781473842571

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The Quintinshill Conspiracy: The Shocking True Story Behind Britain's Worst Rail Disaster 2013, Pen & Sword Books Ltd, Barnsley

ISBN-13: 9781781590997

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