7th August 1876

Somerset & Dorset Railway
(Day Excursion)

Locos Used 0-6-0T No 4 or 7
Stock Used ?????

Route :

Loco(s) Route
????? Bristol/Bath - (via Midsomer Norton) - Radstock
????? Radstock - ??? - near Foxcote Farm (1)

Notes :
(1) The return working, reported as running 11 hours late (!) crashed head on into a relief train from Wimborne near Foxcote Farm. 13 people lost their lives. The excursion had been booked via the GWR line from Bristol. The two locos involved were built by Fox Walker of Bristol in 1874/6, it has not been established which was working the excursion.

Source : Mark Harrington (from contemporary sources)

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