AT WANGANUI STATION
(Per Presb Association.)
WANGANUI, February 24. An incoming North train and an outward bound goods train collided at the Wanganui station at 8.30 this,. evening. The frontal--gear':,of-■■both.:.'.engines was damaged, the' cowcatcher in the case of the W.F. locomotive being doubled right under the bogey wheels and the engine lifted off the rails. The-goods train was able to back away. Ihe.incoming train was a long one, but there -were few passengers on board, and these ■ suffered more fright than hurt. The collision is attributed to a shunter's mistake.
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RAILWAY COLLISION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914
RAILWAY COLLISION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914
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