5 Die In Rail Smash 1958

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    Full title reads: "Eastbourne. 5 Die In Rail Smash".

    Eastbourne, East Sussex.

    SV Wreckage of train crash.

    GV Glasgow engine imbedded in wreckage of electric train. Nearer shot, wreckage.

    CU Wrecked front of Glasgow engine. Angle shot, wreckage.

    LV Overturned carriage laying on its side on platform.

    LV People in street watching rescue workers.

    LV Rescue workers and wrecked coach being hauled up by crane.

    LV Partly wrecked coach containing Jaguar car. SV Jaguar car inside wrecked coach.

    CU People in street watching. CU Pan, wrecked coaches.

    CU Torn-down sign 'Eastbourne'.

    GV Crane lifting coach from wreckage.

    LV People in street watching. Angle, coach being lifted. SV Wrecked coach and engine.


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    British Pathé
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    01:43:21:00 / 01:44:23:00
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  • This accident was on 25th August 1958.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=608

    patrick_smyth 6th Aug 2013

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