South Coast Express Wrecked 1927

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Item title reads: "South Coast Express Wrecked. Many killed and injured in serious disaster near Sevenoaks."

Sevenoaks, Kent

M/S shot shows crashed carriages lying on their side as railway workers and rescuers remove bits of wreckage. M/S large steam driven crane lifting bits of debris.

Data

Cataloguer:
Margaret
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
33319
Sort Number:
G 1428
Time in/Out:
01:23:48:00 / 01:25:09:00
Canister:
G 1428
Film ID:
696.17
Issue Date:
29/08/1927

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  • The accident happened on 24th August 1927.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=93

    patrick_smyth 6th Aug 2013

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