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accident appears applied approaching arrived block Board of Trade brake break break-van Bridge broken cabin called carriages caused clear coal collision coming connected consisted continuous brakes coupled crossing damaged danger distance distant-signal driver duty east empty engine evidence examined failure feet fireman fitted five four front given guard hand heard home-signal inches injured junction killed late leading leaving length lever light London looked main line miles an hour minutes delay notice Number opened passed passenger train pipe platform points pulled rails Railway Railway Company Railway Department rear received road running sent servants showing shut side signal signal-box signalman speed standing started station steam stopped Street struck tail taken tender third-class told took tunnel usual vehicles waggons wheels whistle yards
Página 117 - Any railway company who fail to comply with this section shall be liable on summary conviction before a court of summary jurisdiction to a fine not exceeding five pounds for every day during which the default continues.
Página 68 - In case of accident to be instantaneously selfacting. c. The brakes to be put on and taken off (with facility) on the engine and every vehicle of a train. d. The brakes to be regularly used in daily working. e. The materials employed to be of a durable character, so as to be easily maintained and kept in order.
Página 68 - The brakes to be efficient in stopping trains, instantaneous in their action, and capable of being applied without difficulty by enginedrivers or guards.
Página 3 - The total number of persons returned to the Board of Trade as having been killed in the working of the railways during the year was 1,136, and the number of injured 3,958.
Página 117 - The accounts and returns shall be signed by the officer of the company responsible for the correctness of the accounts or returns, or any part thereof, and, in the case of an incorporated railway company, by the chairman or deputy chairman of the directors of the company, and shall be made up for the year ending the thirty-first day of December, or such other day as the Board of Trade may fix in the case...
Página 3 - ... 255 injured were trespassers and suicides, and other persons who met with accidents at level crossings or from miscellaneous causes. Of the passengers, according to the returns made to the Board of Trade...
Página 117 - ... shall be liable on summary conviction before a court of summary jurisdiction to a fine not exceeding five pounds for every day during which the default continues. Any person who makes or is privy to the making of a return under this Act which is to his knowledge false in any particular shall be liable on summary conviction before a court of summary jurisdiction to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds.
Página 5 - Altogether, the number of persons killed and injured on railways in the United Kingdom in the course of public traffic, during the Twelve Months ending 31st December 1897, as reported to the Board of Trade, was as follows : — i Of contractors' servants 18 were killed and 25 injured.