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Disastrous Dinners: King's Cross Fire

Disastrous Dinners: King's Cross Fire
  • Date From 13th February 2019
  • Date To 13th February 2019
  • Price Free Entry
  • Location The Southsider, 3-7 W Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9EF

On 18 November 1987 a fire on a wooden escalator broke out at King's Cross Station and ultimately resulted in 31 deaths and 100 injured.

This talk will cover not just the details of the event but the culture within the London Underground and their attitudes to fires and safety that contributed to the tragedy.

What can we learn from this event? How can we avoid similar situations in the future? 


Alistair Marshall, Process Control Engineer, Grangemouth Refinery

Creator of the Disastrous Dinners events, Alistair has 6 years of operations experience along with 4 years in process control. He has worked at both Grangemouth Refinery and British Sugar.

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18:30 arrival with a 19:00 start till 19:30. 

There is an optional social dinner after 19:30.


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