The shocking tube crash known as the worst of its generation. Moorgate tube crash known as worst accident in london undergroundhistory fortythree died and 74 injured after a northern line train hurtled into a 5ft wall no fault was found with the train. This tragic tube crash in 1975 resulted in the deaths of 43 people, with 74 people injured. The moorgate tube crash deconstructed in the same spirit as my column on the dyatlov pass accident i thought id cover another historical disaster mystery, the 1975 london moorgate tube crash. Moorgate tube crash known as worst accident in london underground history fortythree died and 74 injured after a northern line train hurtled into a 5ft wall no fault was found with the train. The department of the environment conducted an inquiry into the crash and determined that there was nothing mechanically wrong with the train. Cookies on the london fire brigade website we have placed cookies on your device to help make. He strikes a very good balance with these objectives in his latest book. No fault was found with the train, and the inquiry by the. Synd 1 3 75 aftermath of the moorgate tube crash youtube. It is considered the worst peacetime accident on the london underground. Jonathan mayo reveals how the moorgate tube crash unfolded.
The moorgate tube crash deconstructed dougs darkworld. Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. End of the line the moorgate disaster kindle edition by richard m. Found it a very interesting read particularly as i was in moorgate station minutes after the crash and lost a colleague in the crash. End of the line the moorgate disaster by richard m. On 28th february 1975 a london underground train crash led to the deaths of 43. The moorgate tube crash john t pharro mon 14 nov at 6. Godfrey holmes recounts the night which saw the single biggest loss of. A sunday times reporter, it was only later in the day that i discovered. Jonathan mayo reveals how the moorgate crash unfolded in a. House of books, 116118 moorgate, london booksellers near moorgate tube station all in london house of books, 116118 moorgate, london booksellers near moorgate tube. It was the worst accident in peacetime on the london underground.
The moorgate tube crash occurred on 28 february 1975 at 8. The moorgate tube crash, 1975 the incidents that changed. Image caption the names of all 43 people who died are written on the black granite memorial a memorial has been unveiled for the 43 people who died in the moorgate tube crash. Moorgate tube crash memorial unveiled in finsbury square. Fortythree people lost their lives while 74 were injured. This document was published on 4th march 1976 by hisher majestys stationery office. The moorgate train crash took place on february 28, 1975, at 8. On the morning of 28 february 1975, a train entered moorgate station on the london undergrounds northern city line. Hi alan, are you aware that a book has recently been written about moorgate. The moorgate tube crash, 1975 the incidents that changed history. The moorgate tube crash the national archives blog. The aftermath of a tube train crash at moorgate underground station in london, february 1975.
Listen to the podcast 1 week early and adfree exclusively on stitcher premium. He said just clouds of dust were coming out from the tunnel. The moorgate tube crash in 1975 tragically resulted in 43 people being killed and 74 being injured. Documentary about the moorgate train disaster that occurred on 28th february 1975 at 0846. Sadly, 74 people were badly injured and 43 people lost their lives. On 28 february he carried a bottle of milk, sugar, his rule book, and a notebook in his work satchel. The station is a terminus, yet the train failed to stop at its southern end and crashed into the end wall of the tunnel.793 630 1417 211 1391 1050 1333 24 920 1303 837 1420 830 1365 603 901 1190 1137 1249 768 261 658 212 40 1106 1074 10 974 1451 1441 292 542 271 429 796 1374 1107 1428 1632 914 379 144 439 1256 55 1245 114 1211 92 1309