Many Killed In Train Wreck 1951

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    Full title reads: "Many Killed In Train Wreck".

    Weedon, Lancashire. A train crash kills several people and injures many more.

    GV Train wreckage. GV Train wreckage. MS Man using oxyacetylene burner among wreckage. GVs of wreckage. LS Train tunnel. MS Ruined train carriages. MS Crane clearing away wreckage. GVs Helpers among the wreckage.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    48190
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1475.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:07:00 / 01:37:01:00
    Canister:
    51/77
    Sort Number:
    51/077
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    British Train Disasters
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  • This accident happened on 21st September 1951.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=1418

    patrick_smyth 7th Aug 2013
  • Thanks for this film, but Weedon is in Northamptonshire, not Lancashire. My relatives George and Win Grey were in the field harhesting when the train fell into it. George said "the engine reared up like a horse".

    richarda42 5th Feb 2014

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