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DMU Accident


Luton, LMR - 25/6/76

Robert Frise: A double collision occurred between an empty coaching stock train and two passenger trains at Luton South on 25th June, 1976, just by Crescent Road sidings.

I made the following entries in my log book on the 25th:-
M51638  )
M59627  )
M59613  )
M51593  )

M51632  )  ) Severely damaged
M59624  )  )             "
M59596  )
M51645  )
M51625  )
M59612  )
M59638  )
M51597  )

M51602  )  ) Severely damaged
M59618  )  )             "
      ?       )    Laying on its side
      ?       )

The following day noted were:

In station:-        (See last photo)
M51638
M59627
M59613
M51593  Slight damage

Locos noted were 25278, 25174 on engineers train & 25251 also on an engineers train. All images by Robert Frise.

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Luton, LMR
25/6/76


Collision
Involving Class 127 / Class 127
Vehicles included: 51593 / 51597 / 51602 / 51625 / 51632 / 51638 / 51645 / 59596 / 59612 / 59613 / 59618 / 59624 / 59627 / 59638

Information from Robert Frise and Bill Read


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