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Disasters: Railway Accidents
Episode 436th September 2022 • The History Guy • The History Guy
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On this episode, The History Guy tells two stories of railway disasters. In the years before highways and jets, rail was the fastest form of transportation, and with so many trains running, some of those trips were bound to end in disaster. First is the story of Quintinshill, where a series of unfortunate events led to the deadliest train accident in British history. Then the History Guy talks about circus trains, and a terrible accident: the deadliest circus train wreck in American history.

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