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RAILWAY COLLISION.

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

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RAILWAY COLLISION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914

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