Day Log/1865-01-05

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On this date, the company commenced passenger operations. The festivities were marred by the death of John Roberts, an engine cleaner, who jumped off a loco at Boston Lodge, stumbled and fell. Unfortunately he was hit by the tender and following carriage.[1]

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  1. ^ Johnson, Peter (2007). An Illustrated History of the Festiniog Railway. Hersham: Oxford Publishing Co. ISBN 0-860936-03-1. OCLC 180463433. p22