On 10 July 1932, during the second operating season of the miniature railway in Scarborough, a head-on collision took place at Beach station, in which the engine driver, Herbert Carr, aged 25, was killed and 31 passengers were injured.
A second head-on collision took place on Monday 23 August 1948 and although nine people were injured, this time there were no fatalities.
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