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Lockington Memorial

25 Jul

I took this sometime ago but today seems the most appropriate day to post it. The Lockington rail crash on this day in 1986 left eight rail passengers and the passenger of a car dead and a lot of questions to be answered about the installation of automatic open crossings with no barriers. This memorial in Driffield’s North End Park was paid for by public donations and erected twenty-four years after the accident.
You can read the official report into the accident here.