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Holme Station Cliviger on the Todmorden-Burnley 'Copy Pit' line. On 27th October 1907 some wagons on a coal train became detached at Copy Pit and rolled back down and leaving the track demolished the Booking Office killing the Booking Clerk.

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Accident at Stansfield Hall on 5th December 1904. Wagons on a heavy goods train broke loose coming down from Copy Pit to Portsmouth and the train divided into two parts. When the engines stopped at Stansfield Hall signals the detached wagons…

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21 June 1912. 'The Manchester to Leeds express literally burst the rails asunder' on the already notorious Charlestown Curve between Todmorden and Hebden Bridge killing four passengers and injuring many more. Seen here the derailed Aspinall 2-4-2T…

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Todmorden bus No. 3 first registered in 1920.

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Todmorden bus No. 3 first registered in 1920.

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Todmorden Corporation SG11 bus WU4693, chassis No; 13579, Fleet number 34 was new in My 1926. It was one of the first in the fleet to have pneumatic tyres. Sadly the driver, Mr Marshall was killed when it crashed and came to rest outside the…

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Bus crash 1907 - The motor bus undertaking was beset by problems during the early years of operation. Not the least of these were the frequent interruptions to service caused by accidents and breakdown due to mechanical failure. On this occasion, No…

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Todmorden Corporation SG11 bus WU4693, chassis No; 13579, Fleet number 34 was new in My 1926. It was one of the first in the fleet to have pneumatic tyres. Sadly the driver, Mr Marshall was killed when it crashed and came to rest outside the…

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Messrs Lord Bros, Canal Street Works, Todmorden January 21st 1876. 7 people were killed.

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30th October 1920. An outing of 37 people from the Robin Hood Inn at Pecket Well to Keighley ended in disaster when their charabanc overturned on a bend coming down from Cock Hill to Oxenhope. Five people were killed and four seriously injured. The…

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Clearing the wreckage following the rail disaster on 21 June 1912 on the notorious Charlestown Curve between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden in which four people died. For further information: http://www.hebdenbridgehistory.org.uk/charlestown/events.html

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21 June 1912. 'The Manchester to Leeds express literally burst the rails asunder' on the already notorious Charlestown Curve between Todmorden and Hebden Bridge killing four passengers and injuring many more. Seen here the wrecked carriages, the…

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Derailment 1942 - On the Friday night of September 4th 1942, a goods train left the rails at Todmorden viaduct and crashed down the embankment behind the market ground. With 28 coal wagons in tow, the train was heading towards Littleborough at 10pm…

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Derailment 1942 - On the Friday night of September 4th 1942, a goods train left the rails at Todmorden viaduct and crashed down the embankment behind the market ground. With 28 coal wagons in tow, the train was heading towards Littleborough at 10pm…

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Derailment 1942 - On the Friday night of September 4th 1942, a goods train left the rails at Todmorden viaduct and crashed down the embankment behind the market ground. With 28 coal wagons in tow, the train was heading towards Littleborough at 10pm…

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Part of a collection of postcards posted to Mr A Barrett, 147 Halifax Road, Todmorden dated 15.7.1918. written on the rear is: 'A rather funny position. Both drivers escaping with only slight scratches.'

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Part of a collection of postcards posted to Mr A Barrett, 147 Halifax Road, Todmorden dated 15.7.1918.

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Part of a collection of postcards posted to Mr A Barrett, 147 Halifax Road, Todmorden dated 15.7.1918. written on the rear is: 'A Leyland which had 500gallons of petrol on board, which had the misfortune to be struck by lightning. This is what…

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Part of a collection of postcards posted to Mr A Barrett, 147 Halifax Road, Todmorden dated 15.7.1918. written on the rear is: 'This is one of our lorries which prefers being in the ditch instead of keeping to the road. How this happened I cannot…

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On 21 June 1912, the Manchester to Leeds express literally 'burst the rails asunder' on the already notorious Charlestown Curve between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden killing four people.'

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On the 21st of June, 1912, the 2.45 from Rochdale and Liverpool approached the infamous Charlestown curve at about 40 miles per hour and left the line, killing four passengers.

Although off the rails, the train was carried for a further 100 yards…
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