Bukit Ibam Mine in History
The Straits Times, 5 April 1968
Kuantan, Thursday – Three men were killed and nine other injured when a passenger train and a trolley collided head-on at Rompin, about 75 miules from here, today.
The dead were Mr. S. Kandiah, 60, Abdul Malik bin Ismail, 25 and Muda bin Abdullah, 24.
They were travelling in the trolley with three others, all employees of the Rompin Mining Co.
The others managed to jump clear before it collided with the train.
The accident occurred at 9.30 a.m about half-way between Bukit Ibam and Kampong Lanjut.
The train which also belongs to the company, was on its way to Kampong Lanjut from the iron mine at Bukit Ibam.
Six passengers in the train and the three who jumped out of the trolley were treated as outpatient