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    WELWYN TRAIN CRASH - ONLY ONE KILLED

    Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.

    TV. Crash with a crane working. GV. Engine of the Express lying on its side. SV. Carriages of one of the trains leaning over with the crane working. GV. Smashed in carriage. SV. Policeman and others tugging at the wreckage. TV. Ditto. SV. Man cutting through girders with an Acetylene cutter. TV. Man carting wreckage away, pan round to show inside of a wrecked compartment. GV. Towards body of the one fatal casualty Frank Clennell being carried off on a stretcher. GV. Men levering the rails with steel bars. TV. Crane at work lifting one of the bogies. GV. Carriage being tilted up by the crane. SV. Ditto. Carriage being lifted. SV. Bogie being placed underneath the carriage. GV. Carriage being lowered onto the bogie. (Orig. Neg.)

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene C)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32483
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    627.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:51:00 / 01:20:53:00
    Canister:
    57/4
    Sort Number:
    57/004
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Welwyn Garden City Railways Welwyn Garden City
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    This accident happened on 7th January 1957.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=1421

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