22/10/1895 In Paris an express train derails after overrunning the buffer stop
22nd October 1895: Train crashes through a wall in Paris
Behind the Scenes: "Hugo" recreates 1895 train crash
Hugo - train crash scene | הוגו - סצנת הרכבת
The train on the way from Granville to Paris overrun the buffer stop at its Gare Montparnasse terminus which led to the train entering the station too fast and failure of the air brake. One woman walking in the street below was killed. Subsequently, the engineer was fined 50 francs.