12. The Great Kingsland Tram Disaster | New North Road
On Christmas Eve 1903 a crowded double-decker tram left Kingsland for the city.
At Eden Terrace the brakes failed and it careered a half a mile back towards Kingsland, where it was stopped by a head-on collision with another crowded tram. Three people died and more than fifty were injured.
On Friday December 23rd 2016 a brief ceremony was held to commemorate the event and the large number of famalies affected by the disaster.
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