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24/10/1947 Commuter trains collide in England killing 32 people

The crash occurred south of South Croydon railway station, where 2 electric commuter trains got into a rear-end collision in fog. With 32 people killed, it was the worst accident on Britain's Southern Railway. The accident was caused by a signalman's error, as he did not have much experience.


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