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Electrified Railways (Fatalities)

Volume 320: debated on Monday 22 February 1937

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asked the Minister of Transport how many deaths from electrocution occurred on the lines of electrified railways in 1936 to civilians, to children, and to people employed on the lines, respectively?

Two railway employés, 12 children and two other persons of whom 12 were trespassers, lost their lives in this way. Of the two railway employés one was killed through contact with an overhead conductor cable.