Hastings 6B DEMU 1032 went through the buffer stops of platform 5 at Charing Cross and made an unexpected appearance on the station concourse. These pictures show the recovery. Thanks to Andy Smith for the following additional information:- The cause of this accident was that the 27 way control jumper behind the leading motor coach dropped, causing a sudden loss of EP brake on the 11 coaches behind the motor coach, 11 coaches pushing the the motor coach through the stops. If I remember rightly, this was an ECS move in from Grove Park depot. Driver was Brian Clee of West Marina.
Images dated 11/1/79.
Categories & Keywords
Keywords:1032, 1979, 6B, British Rail, Charing Cross, Class 203, DEMU