Alloway Cemetery.

On 10 December 1937 at Castlecary, A3 Pacific 'Grand Parade' on an Edinburgh to Glasgow express, travelling at 60 mph in a snowstorm, ran into the rear of a stopped Dundee to Glasgow train. 35 passengers were killed and 179 injured. The cause seems to have been a signal fault, with the drivers of both the Dundee and Edinburgh trains insisting that the down distant was at clear, this possibly caused by the snow.

Location: Castlecary (former)

Original line: Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway

Photographer: Colin Miller

Contact photographer: Colin Miller

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Date: 24/01/2015

Image number: 50130

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