Day Log/1875-11-05

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On this day, A passenger train leaving Duffws came into contact with an iron vice that was left too near the running line by a breaksman. Am empty First Class carriage caught it and was thrown off the rails. The draw-bar of the van was broken and the carriage slightly scratched. No injuries reported[1]

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  1. ^ Boyd, James I.C. (1975) [1959]. The Festiniog Railway 1800 - 1974; Vol. 2 Locomotive and Rolling Stock and Quarry Feeders. Blandford: The Oakwood Press. ISBN 085361-168-8. p573