January 1935, Vol. 28, No. 1 Railway Signaling (Chicago IL) Page 50, col. 3

News

Disastrous collision at Dundas, Ont.

In a rear collision of passenger trains on the Canadian National, at Dundas, Ontario, on Tuesday evening, December 25, fifteen persons were killed and 31 injured. An eastbound regular passenger train ran over a misplaced switch and into the rear of a preceding excursion passenger train which had entered the siding about 10 minutes previously, for the purpose of cooling a hot journal. All of the injuries, both fatal and non-fatal, occurred in the rear cars of the standing train. two of the killed were parlor car porters.

Railways: C.N.Rys.

Stations: Dundas