1907 Birmingham Tramway accident
The 1907 Birmingham Tramway accident was a fatal tram accident which occurred on 1 October 1907 in the city of Birmingham, England. A tram operated by City of Birmingham Tramways Company Ltd was going down hill on Warstone Lane in the Jewellery Quarter area of the city. The brakes of the tram failed and it ran away. At the junction of Warstone Lane and Icknield Street the tram overturned at high speed. It skidded until it stopped on the other side of the street, smashing into the pavement. Two people died and seventeen more were injured in the accident. It is the deadliest tram accident in the area covered by the modern West Midlands county. The tram's brakes were later found to have been faulty.
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1907 Birmingham Tramway accident is subject of 1907 in England, Railway accidents in Birmingham, West Midlands, History of Birmingham, West Midlands, Accidents and incidents involving City of Birmingham Tramways Company Ltd, 1907 disasters in the United Kingdom, Railway accidents in Warwickshire, Railway accidents in 1907, 20th century in Birmingham, West Midlands and Runaway train disasters.