SO6501 : Severn & Wye Railbridge Disaster - 1960

taken 4 years ago, near to Lydney, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Severn & Wye Railbridge Disaster - 1960
Severn & Wye Railbridge Disaster - 1960
Memorial plaque at Lydney Harbour commemorating the event. Five people were killed when two small tanker barges collided with each other and then the Severn Railway Bridge in thick fog. Two spans collapsed on to the boats, which were carrying petrol and black oil and caught fire. LinkExternal link. The bridge has now been demolished.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  People, Events  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
Place (from Tags)
Gloucestershire 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 651 014 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:42.6253N 2:30.3643W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 651 014
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Lydney Harbour  Severn Railway Bridge  Memorial Plaque 

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