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NS2059 :: Does this train stop at Largs?

Taken 26 years ago by Thomas Nugent near Largs/NS2059, North Ayrshire, Scotland

Does this train stop at Largs? by Thomas Nugent
Does this train stop at Largs?

As a result of brake failure, The 06:15 from Glasgow on 11th July 1995 didn't and, being a terminus, this resulted in the 3 car electric train jumping the buffers, travelling the length of the concourse and crashing through a shop to the main street beyond. Fortunately the driver was able to leave his cab to warn the passengers to brace themselves shortly before disaster struck and there were no serious injuries on the train or elsewhere. See also NS2059 : Does this train stop at Largs?.
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Subject Grid Square NS2059
Subject Lat/Long 55.793046,-4.867603 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Largs/NS2059, North Ayrshire, Scotland
Photographer Thomas Nugent
Taken 19950711 199507 1995 (about 26 years ago)
Submitted 2007-04-09
Subject railway station ·
Group Street Largs ·
Term glasgow · terminus · brake failure · buffers · 11th july · disaster · concourse · electric train ·

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