Worst accidents. It eclipsed the previous worst New Zealand railway disaster, the loss of 21 people on June 4, 1943 at Hyde, Central Otago.
The worst accident was the Quintinshill rail disaster in 1915 with 226 dead and 246 injured. DUNGENESS TN29 9NA; THERE'S EVEN MORE TO SEE. Pin. Forty … Many of the worst train accidents in history occurred in the early 20th and 21st centuries, a testament to the march of technology and the importance of railway safety. V. Sridhar. Hyde railway disaster (6/4/1943) Hyde, New Zealand (NZ) 21 dead. Please take a look at our 'Supporters Virtual Ticket'. Tweet. Second worst was the 1952 Harrow and Wealdstone rail crash which killed 112 people and injured 340.
The death toll from the 1957 Lewisham rail crash was 90; for the 1889 Armagh rail disaster it was 80; and for the 1879 Tay Bridge disaster it was 75.
Twenty one people were killed when the Cromwell to Dunedin express left the rails and crashed on its side while rounding a curve on the (now closed) Otago Central line, south of Hyde. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. Photo: Nand Kumar/PTI . Share.
NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS HYDE RAILWAY ACCIDENT OTAGO, SOUTH ISLAND FRIDAY 04 JUNE 1943. During this difficult time the railway's survival relies on the generous support of our friends. There were 113 passengers on board, many bound for the Dunedin Winter Show or the Wingatui race meeting. The world’s worst train disasters. Print edition : February 28, 2020 T+ T-The Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express, India’s first “private” train, run by the IRCTC, when it was flagged off at Lucknow’s Charbagh station on October 4, 2019. Allow map scroll Hyde railway disaster (6/4/1943) Hyde, New Zealand (NZ) Like. Share . The causes behind most of these disasters could be nailed down to brake failures, derailments or accidental fires. Photo: Atul Yadav/PTI . Support the RH&DR. Railways: Rush to disaster. We realise that lots of our regular passengers are missing their train journeys on the RH&DR and are looking for ways to continue to support us. Hyde railway disaster (6/4/1943) Maps / Hyde railway disaster (6/4/1943) Info; Nearby (5) 21 dead.