Plaque

Lewisham train disaster

Inscription

In memory of those who lost their lives. Lewisham train disaster, 4th December 1957. This plaque has been made possible by the help and co-operation of News Shopper, Connex, Network Rail and Francis Chappell & Sons.

Site: Lewisham train disaster (1 memorial)

SE13, Lewisham Main Line Station, Ticket Hall

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www,plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Lewisham train disaster

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Lewisham train disaster

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Lewisham train disaster

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Francis Chappell & Sons

Funeral directors in South London and Kent. Formerly a family firm, now owned...

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Connex

Full name Connex South Eastern. Train operators in the south-east of England,...

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Network Rail

Government-created owner and operator of most of the rail infrastructure in G...

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News Shopper

A local newspaper in South London and Kent, once owned by Rupert Murdoch.

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