Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area



1874, May 20 - Derailment of Canada Central Railway passenger train at Britannia, no injuries



Ottawa Free Press - 21 May 1874

The five o'clock train on the Canada Central ran off the track near Britannia last evening.  The accident was as a result of the switch at that place being left open.  The train ran about three lengths after getting off the track, but fortunately no damage was done.  The passengers were brought back to town.



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