The state has considerably improved the engines and passenger carriages.
The scene was defined by a cluster of police cars and fire engines bathed in rotating lights.
The engines purred to life.
Apart from collisions and derailments, a large proportion of all accidents is found to be due primarily to want of care on the part of the victims. Accidents to workmen in marshalling, shunting, distributing and running trains, engines and cars, may be taken as the most important class, after train accidents, because this work is necessary and important and yet involves considerable hazard.
When getting on or off engines, vans, &c., during the running of trains.