Great Bridgeford

Great Bridgeford is a village in Staffordshire, England. Population details taken at the 2011 census can be found under Seighford. It lies on the A5013 and is the point where the B5405 meets the A5013.

The village lies on the West Coast Main Line (London to Glasgow) railway and contains a village hall, and two tennis courts.

Great Bridgeford village Hall, May 2008
River Sow and railway at Great Bridgeford, looking south towards Stafford, May 2008

The railway line at Great Bridgeford was the scene of a major accident and derailment on the evening of 6 June 1932. Four people died and many others were injured in this accident.[1] A picture of the rail locomotive lying on its side in the aftermath of the accident can be seen here:[2]


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Coordinates: 52°50′N 2°10′W / 52.833°N 2.167°W / 52.833; -2.167

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