On New Year's Dawn Ghastly Train Collision… 1958

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    Mohri Railway Station, India.

    Documentation includes newspaper cuttings.

    LS. Site of accident. Shots of wreckage & smashed coaches of 'Kashmir Pathankot Janta Express' which collided with a stationary train, crane lifting damaged carriages. Damaged carriage with people working on salvage operations. Shots of belongings of ill-fated passengers. LS. Crowd collecting on site. GV. Dead bodies (about 34) which had been recovered from smashed train. Police officers working on identification of the dead. Dead body being carried away on stretcher. Mohri Railway Station where accident took place. Shots of engines of two trains which had collided. Shots of wreckage & damaged trains, men standing around.

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    British Pathé
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    01:14:20:00 / 01:18:32:00
    UN 3036 B
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    UN 3036 B
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