The Polmont rail accident, also known as the Polmont rail disaster, occurred on 30 July 1984 to the west of Polmont, near Falkirk, in Scotland. A westbound push-pull express train travelling from Edinburgh to Glasgow struck a cow, which had gained access to the track through a damaged fence from a field near Polmont railway station. See the instructions for more information.. The bridge—designed by Sir Thomas Bouch—used lattice girders supported by iron piers, with cast iron columns and wrought iron cross-bracing. The Tay Bridge Disaster occurred during a violent storm on Sunday 28 December 1879, when the first Tay Rail Bridge collapsed as a train from Burntisland to Dundee passed over it, killing all aboard. This category is located at Category:Railway accidents and incidents in Scotland. Administrators: If this category name is unlikely to be entered on new pages, and all incoming links have been cleaned up, click here to delete. The collision caused all six carriages and the locomotive of the train to derail, … Note: This category should be empty.

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