Tay Brig disaster

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Tay Brig disaster
Contemporary illustration o the sairch efter the disaster
Contemporary illustration o the sairch efter the disaster
Date 28 December 1879
Time 7:16 pm
Location Dundee
Kintra Scotland
Rail line Edinburgh tae Aiberdeen Line
Operator North British Railway
Cause Structural failyie
Statistics
Trains 1
Passengers 70
Daiths 75 estimate, 60 kent deid
Injuries 0
Leet o UK rail accidents bi year

The Tay Brig disaster occurred in a veeolent storm on Sunday 28 December 1879 whan the first Tay Rail Brig collapsed while a train wis passin ower it frae Wirmit tae Dundee, killin aw abuird.

Coordinates: 56°26′14.4″N 2°59′18.4″W / 56.437333°N 2.988444°W / 56.437333; -2.988444