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  • Description

    Item title reads - London Express crash - fatal collision near Swindon.

    Swindon, Wiltshire.

    L/S of the wreck of the Penzance to London night express which crashed into the back of a goods train. Various shots of the wreckage strewn over the embankment and on the track, one coach is upside down at the bottom. Two people died in the crash.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12190
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    851.34
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:44:00 / 01:32:51:00
    Canister:
    36/5
    Sort Number:
    36/005
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Swindon - Local History in newsreel film clips
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    I believe this is the aftermath of the Accident at Shrivenham on 15th January 1936.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=1244

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